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Site Safety Manager (Port of Long Beach)

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 our Pier E Project at the Port of Long Beach. 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.


Essential Functions

  • Provide jobsite orientation and safety training.
  • Enforce safety standard according to IIPP.
  • Ensure subcontractor compliance with jobsite safety regulations and requirements.
  • Conduct incident investigations and provide reports. Follow up to make sure corrective action has been taken.
  • Conduct weekly Tool box meetings
  • Coordinate Emergency Response and ensure employees receive medical treatment.
  • Maintain jobsite postings
  • Conduct site audits
  • Assist Project Manager with submittals
  • Provide daily report and document daily safety inspections of the jobsite.
  • Call underground USA alter
  • Maintain and update logs on projects
  • Provide safety and security material to personnel.
  • 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 preferred
  • Certified in OSHA 40 Hazwoper strongly desired
  • Certified in OSHA 30 hour Construction
  • Certified in OSHA 510 or 500 preferred
  • First aid CPR training required, trainer preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of excavations, confined spaces, fall protection, hazard communication, rigging operations, 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 Requirements

  • 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 drive safety vehicle to travel to job site visits and attend meetings on behalf of the company.
  • 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.

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

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

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