Contract Site Safety Manager

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The position of Contract Site Safety Manager reports directly to the Corporate Safety & Quality Manager and indirectly to the Project Manager, or another management personnel that the President of the Company may designate. This position is based on a project site and working hours will be as per the specific project.


  • Work with site EPC personnel to implement and manage a proactive behavior-based approach to Health & Safety. This includes a strong emphasis on personal responsibility, incident prevention and a management systems approach to compliance.
  • Supports the development of H&S policies, programs and procedures to establish a culture of health and safety.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory bodies and standards (including OSHA, EPA, etc.).
  • Coordinates OSHA reporting and posting requirements;
  • Files all documentation required for the Safety Program File;
  • Continuously evaluating employees and contractors practices, procedures to assess and reduce risks for the benefit of employees and contractors.
  • Evaluates contractor’s safety programs
  • Oversee and enforce compliance with all OSHA, federal, state and local laws, ordinances, and regulations and maintain compliance with DOT regulations;
  • Prepare and conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions.
  • Lead accident or mishap investigations to identify causes and recommend improvement opportunities and preventive and corrective measures.
  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics through key performance indicators (KPIs) and other analytical tools.
  • Visit work areas to conduct safety audits on personnel, equipment, materials and adherence to work requirements. Perform periodic safety and health risk assessments and compliance audits to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Organize, facilitate and report on meetings that focus on specific safety and health issues including regular Employee Safety Committee meeting.
  • Manage and facilitate existing safety programs such as New-Hire training and contractor Safety Orientation.
  • Manage site safety equipment needs and requirements.
  • Recognize unsafe conditions, environmental or health hazards and take necessary steps to protect the public, employees, contractors and the environment.
  • Develop, effectively utilize and comply with assigned safety budget.
  • Assist employees and crews in the planning, recognition, evaluation, and mediation of risk for the Project.
  • Provide or direct injury care for employees and contractors.
  • Manage the Substance Abuse Program.
  • Ensure that emergency response equipment is maintained in proper working condition.
  • On a continuing basis, become familiar with federal, state and local regulations, statutes, orders and standards.
  • Understand Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and ensure inspections are performed as per the site SWPPP
  • Implement the Company Substance Abuse Policy in the jobsite.
  • Participate in and contribute to project planning and hazard analysis
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of general construction experience
  • 3 years of solar industry experience preferred
  • Subcontractors’ management experience
  • Have an operational knowledge of construction safety, OSHA, ANSI, and other applicable standards, regulations, laws, and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven experience building relationships
  • Detail oriented; sufficient to manage multiple priorities and tasks
  • Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • FA/CPR/AED preferred
  • OSHA 30/510 required
  • OSHA 500 preferred
  • CSP/CHST preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Must have a valid current driver license


  • The anticipated starting pay range of this position, if it is to be located in Irvine, CA is $40.00 - $50.00 hourly salary.