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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Van Nuys, California
United States
Job Categories:
Construction Safety
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Construction /Architecture
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Reference Number:

Site Safety Manager

At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 110-year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are currently seeking a Site Safety Manager for the Van Nuys Airport Project. The Site Safety Manager will monitor the onsite activities to ensure that all work is conducted at the highest level of safety. The Site Safety Manager will work with the Project Manager and Superintendent on the project and report to the Regional Safety Manager. A current Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Certification and minimum of 5 years previous construction safety experience is required for this position.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate / Assist with jobsite orientation and safety training.
  • Lead site supervisors in the enforcement of safety standard according to IIPP.
  • Assist / Coordinate subcontractor compliance with jobsite safety regulations and requirements.
  • Lead incident investigations and provide reports. Ensure follow up by project team to make sure corrective action has been taken.
  • Assist with / coordinate weekly Tool box meetings with site supervisors.
  • Ensure Project Safety Plan is in place, roles defined, and action plans established.
  • Coordinate Emergency Response and ensure employees receive medical treatment.
  • Maintain jobsite postings in accordance with OSHA/Cal-OSHA regulations.
  • Lead / conduct site safety audits in accordance with Project Safety Plan.
  • Ensure operations comply with CA MUTCD and temporary traffic control plans.
  • Assist Project Manager with submittals.
  • Provide daily report and document daily safety inspections of the jobsite.
  • Assist with ensuring company compliance with Dig Alert (811) ground disturbance tickets/permits in accordance with CA GC4216.
  • Maintain and update logs on projects.
  • Provide safety and security material to personnel.
  • Assist in the procurement, distribution and training with PPE.
  • Attend monthly safety meetings held by the Owner/Agency.
  • Perform testing on noise, air flow and air quality, and also keep record of the testing.
  • Other duties as assigned


Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Minimum of 5 years of Safety experience in a construction industry as a safety professional or supervisor with safety responsibility.
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Certification required.
  • Certified in OSHA 40 Hazwoper strongly desired.
  • Certified in OSHA 30 hour Construction.
  • Certified in OSHA 510 or 500 required.
  • First aid CPR training required, trainer preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of excavations, confined spaces, fall protection, hazard communication, crane & rigging operations, concrete and asphalt paving, and the ability to conduct awareness level training for each discipline.
  • Have working knowledge of Causal Analysis methods.
  • Have solid interpersonal skills, must be able to work well with the construction project site team, owners and construction management firms.
  • Moderate Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word.
  • Efficient recordkeeping and submittals of required project safety documentation.


Physical Demands

  • Sitting during study periods, meetings, seminars and training sessions.
  • Seeing and observing at close proximity detailed technical specifications and at a distance in observing and making visual assessments at job sites.
  • Walking job sites and other locations including excavations, scaffolds, roofs and elevated platforms to observe the work. 
  • Listening to conversations and responses at job sites, job offices and other locations where noise levels are present. Using phones, radios and hand signals.
  • Lifting and carrying of training and clerical materials and safety equipment. 
  • Ability to safely operate a vehicle to travel to job site visits and attend meetings on behalf of the company. Good driving record required.
  • Job involves exposure to all weather conditions for extended periods including hot, cold, wet and humid conditions as well as exposure to high noise levels and working in elevated or excavated areas. Job sites typically will include uneven surfaces and may require climbing ladders and scaffolding to review site safety equipment.


Company Benefits Package
In addition to offering a comprehensive benefits package for all employees — including a superior health benefits package — Griffith Company also offers generous performance-based compensation. As part of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Corporation, Griffith Company employees have the opportunity to directly and financially benefit from the Company's success. Other benefits include vacation time, sick days, paid holidays, and a 401K program. (Benefits are subject to eligibility requirements)

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.

Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.net

Griffith Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.