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Safety Manager in Santa Clara, CA at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

Assist in the administration of corporate safety programs to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

Key Relationships:


  • Area/Regional Safety Managers
  • Division Manager, Area General Manager, VP
  • Shop Manager/Dispatch, Mechanics, Technicians, Laborers, Administrative Staff


  • Professional Associations, Customers

Specific Role Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the management of regional safety personnel
  • Provide cost effective, business solutions to the VP
  • Analyze safety metrics for preventive maintenance planning, action plans, and forecasting
  • Assures strategic alignment with company’s overall safety goals and programs
  • Leads all corporate-wide safety initiatives
  • Training employees at all levels to reinforce safety goals
  • Conduct regular walk through inspections of construction areas including Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) development
  • Identify, document and recommend resolution of hazardous/potential hazardous conditions; follow through to insure corrections have been made
  • Investigate personal injury and property damage accidents
  • Compile data, photographs, etc.; prepare all pertinent forms and reports per program procedures and federal, state, local regulations associated with accidents
  • Conduct various industrial hygiene samplings, such as gas, O2, noise test to insure safe working conditions
  • Issue various entry permits (i.e. to confine spaces) as required.
  • Assist in conducting employee/craft and insurance inspectors on walk through tours. May accompany federal, state and insurance inspectors on walk through tours
  • Assist in emergency services as required.
  • Assist in maintaining fire protection and grounding systems
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.


  • 75%+


Job Requirements

  • Four-year occupational safety/health degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or industrial related safety experience.
  • Management of decentralized, multi-state employees
  • Provide regional support across multi-state, multi-locations
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in the construction industry
  • Thorough understanding of all federal, state and local company regulations.
  • Ability to recognize hazardous situations & recommend corrective measures essential
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or OSHA #501
  • OSHA 10- and 30-hour training
  • Experience implementing and managing safety programs
  • Computer/Office Machines – Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook
  • English – proficient in business writing and verbal communication
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record required when duties require use of motor vehicle
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random screening for illegal substances

Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.