AECOM Manager - Safety, Health & Environment in Monterey Park, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149216BR

Position Title Manager - Safety, Health & Environment

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Monterey Park

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Manager - Safety, Health and Environment for immediate employment in the Monterey Park, CA office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor adherence to safety portions of the General Conditions, which outlines more specific on-site safety requirements with projects when a special hazard exists.

  • Monitor adherence to safety portions of the General Conditions, which outlines in detail all Program safety requirements and provides detailed information regarding project site safety

  • Monitor adherence to Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) requirements and procedures

  • Monitor adherence to all existing OSHA requirements that relate to the specific construction projects

  • Report to the program management environmental safety and health office, including but not limited to, attending any required meetings or providing safety reports/analysis as requested

  • Immediately notify the program management environmental safety and health office of any incident or recordable injury on projects

  • Confirm that Contractor is reporting all recordable injuries and near-miss incidents within the required timelines and by filing the proper forms

  • Review and provide comments to the project on site teams on the project-specific "Project Health, Safety & Environmental Plan (PHSEP)" as prepared by the Contractor

  • Perform ongoing construction site safety inspections and generate safety report for all site visits

  • Identify site safety hazards and provide immediate direction to contractor safety representative to eliminate or mitigate them

  • Perform reviews and inspections of the jobsite to assure compliance with Health and safety regulations and applicable codes

  • Participate in site inspections and testing as necessary for required permits, including confined space, hot work, trenching, etc.

  • Accompany OSHA representatives on site walks to observe and record. Issue a report within 24 hours to the project team and the program management environmental safety and health office.

  • Confirm that the New Hire Safety Orientation DVD and on-line safety training are available on site

  • Coordinate with the Safety Representatives on an on-going basis and provide assistance as required

  • During construction, coordinate and meet periodically with \the contractor's safety representatives

  • Confirm that contractors are performing tailgate safety meetings and training as required by their Contract and/or OSHA requirements

  • Attend pre-bid conferences and highlight the main safety requirements of the specific contract and program guidelines

  • Attend pre-construction meetings to present program’s safety program and the role of the field safety representative

  • Attend weekly construction progress meetings and provide input and feedback on the safety performance of the contractors

  • Review qualifications of the contractors' safety representatives and provide recommendation

  • Recommend to the on-site project teams removal of contractors' safety representatives for negligence, incompetence, or failure to cooperate in good faith

  • Assist Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) manager in investigating claims and filing related paperwork

  • Monitor adherence to zero tolerance and corrective action policy for workers found not in compliance with the Program's safety policy

  • Issue a lessons learned summary Program-wide to all contractors and program staff within 24 hours of an incident or injury to prevent repeating the incident

  • Advise and inform field management and program management office on safety rules and regulations

  • Instruct field supervisors and employees in the proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Occupational Safety or related degree

  • 8+ years of construction/safety experience in the type of work being performed

  • Evidence of completing OSHA 30 Hour Construction Outreach Training within the last three years; In the alternative, evidence of completing the OSHA 500 or OSHA 502 Class may be provided

  • Current First Aid and CPR training from a provider recognized by OSHA

  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certificate issued by the BCSP Board of Certified Safety Professionals

  • Experience on large construction program

  • Flexibility in schedule & transportation to work at multiple sites based on assigned schedule and duties

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office and related spreadsheet and database software

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience on modernization-type projects involving asbestos and lead-based paint disturbance

  • Familiarity with large building programs across multiple sites

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP)

  • Additional safety/health certifications and credentials

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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