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Southland Industries Construction Safety Professional in Union City, California


The Safety Professional is responsible for supporting the project team in the successful completion of a construction project. Currently this role will support our safety efforts across the East Bay Area, San Francisco and South Bay Area(s). The Safety Professional needed to support our team will be able to take direction and independently execute against a work plan, be collaborative, and is innovative and driven to do more with less. This person embraces initiative and accountability and can successfully mange multiple deadlines and tasks, with a focus on our culture of People and Safety First (https://www.southlandindcareers.com/culture#/) . Responsibilities of the position could involve independently working on a single site or multiple sites, while collaborating with the Division Safety team. This role may be filled as a Safety Coordinator I or Safety Coordinator II, dependent on professional experience and education.

What you'll do:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Company’s Safety and Health Program, applicable Regulatory Standards and EM 385-1-1

  • Understanding of site specific project safety requirements

  • Assist in the completion and maintenance of the Accident Prevention Plan

  • Assist the Project Superintendent in the project site-specific safety orientation

  • Conduct project safety training, as needed

  • Conduct project safety audits

  • Participate in OSHA inspections

  • Participate in all incident and/or near miss investigations

  • Work with project team to maintain and anticipate necessary safety supplies for employees

  • Attend Owner and Client meetings and work with their safety representatives, as necessary

  • Assist in the development and review of Activity Hazard Analysis

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences and a minimum of 2 years of Safety related experience including health and safety management systems, auditing safety processes, and in-depth knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies, procedures and practical application governing Safety in the workplace

  • Newly graduated candidates are encouraged to apply and must have

  • 1 year cumulative internship experience in a construction or EHS capacity will be accepted in lieu of professional experience

  • Substitution of Professional Experience for Education: Applicants who do not meet the education requirements described above may qualify based on the demonstration of a minimum of 4 years professional experience aligning with the duties listed above in a construction safety/EHS professional role.

  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA Construction and State Regulations

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously meeting established deadlines

  • Ability to train others (individual and groups)

  • CHST, CSP, or ASP certification is preferred

  • OSHA 10hr, OSHA 30hr, OSHA 40hr training, and OSHA 500 certification is required

  • Certifications in CPR and First Aid

  • Computer skills, i.e. Word, Power Point, Excel, and Windows

YOU Matter


At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative, and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement, and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged, and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then  JOIN  our team and become a part of an organization that values  PEOPLE ,  SAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.


As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with  50% Company Match (no cap) and immediate 100% vesting

  • Annual incentive program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee

  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Disability Income Protection Insurance

  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)

  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave

  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

Pay: Final pay is determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. For (California) this ranges from $70,000 - $90,000 plus annual incentive, benefits and retirement program as outlined above.

*For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our website: * Southland Careers (http://southlandindcareers.com/) * or on * Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SouthlandInd) * or * LinkedIN (https://www.linkedin.com/company/22132?trk=tyah&trkInfo=tarId%3A1408634606883%2Ctas%3ASouthland%20industries%2Cidx%3A2-1-4) * or * Twitter (https://twitter.com/SouthlandInd)

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland (https://youtu.be/EC9ltck1v-Q)

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an  *Equal Opportunity Employer * and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

*All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug tests, background checks and professional reference checks. *

*We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time*

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