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Richmond, California
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist - BART Project

Directs and implements the Company safety program to ensure a safe, injury and incident-free work environment on assigned project(s).


  • Responsible for practicing safe work standards and promoting an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) work environment as a condition of employment. 
  • Assists the Superintendent by suggesting safe work practices as part of preplanning and training; establishes jobsite safety procedures and participates in pre-construction and hand-off meetings; Accompanies the Superintendent and local EMS on a tour of the project at the beginning of the project and as phasing changes; ensures emergency phone numbers are adequately posted
  • Conducts comprehensive and daily jobsite safety assessments as part of constant monitoring process and documents all safety violations and unsafe conditions/activities; ensures corrective measures are immediately implemented; follow through to verify corrections have been made and are maintained
  • Regular and consistent communication with the Superintendents, Foremen and craft workers in the crew regarding both good and bad safety practices that are observed
  • Orients all project employees to the safety practices required on the project and by the Company and ensures company policies and procedures are understood and implemented consistently
  • Educates project personnel through “on-the-spot” training and Tool Box Safety Talks
  • Arranges for basic first aid training for jobsite personnel
  • Develops the job specific Emergency Management Plan and communicates through orientation to all project personnel
  • Administers the Substance Abuse Policy
  • Completes Accident Reporting and Investigation, as needed; may accompany an injured employee for treatment and medical evaluation
  • Accompanies all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; coordinates/assists in preparing written appeals for safety violation citations
  • Coordinates project safety programs with subcontractors
  • Tracks information needed for the Foremen Safety Incentive Program
  • Assists the Superintendent in completing the Weekly Jobsite Safety Checklists, investigating property damage and personal injury complaints
  • Maintains safety files and records and ensures compliance with contractual obligations, when applicable
  • Develops and continually improves the effectiveness of the department's procedures
  • Performs additional assignments as directed by the Safety Manager/Safety Director
  • Ensures compliance with Manson's Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct and communicates and reinforces the Company vision, values and goals

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform satisfactorily the essential duties and responsibilities noted above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A minimum of 5 years of diversified health and safety construction experience. Advanced knowledge of and ability to enforce all federal, state, local, and company regulations. Ability to recognize hazardous situations and implement corrective measures.

A health and safety certification recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) or qualified to teach OSHA Construction Outreach courses and have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of construction safety experience.

Manson Construction Co. (Manson) is a federal construction contractor serving the marine construction and dredging industry for over a century. Manson is one of the largest marine construction companies in the nation and has a reputation for quality work, integrity and dependability. We work nationwide and internationally, specializing in design-build bridge construction, bridge repair and retrofit work, dredging of ports and waterways, land reclamation through beach renourishment and the construction of wharves, piers, terminals, docks and outfalls.

Manson Construction Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other trait or status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and need assistance, please submit an accommodation request via our website and select “HR/EEO Officer”.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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