Key Identifiers for the Position

• Quality and effectiveness of Weekly Safety Reports

     o Number and types of findings and observations

     o Incorporation of photo documentation

• Continuing education/training completed

• Walks with inspection team per week

• Timeliness in reviewing contractor safety submittals

• Engagement with project team o Regular and recurring communication

     o Effectively addressing safety concerns

     o Escalating concerns as necessary 

Position Description Summary

The Assistant Safety Manager will work with the contractor, LAWA inspection, the Project Management Team, and others in order to ensure assigned projects are implementing effective safety programs and meeting the requirements of the contract documents with regards to safety and security requirements. 

Essential Job Duties

·       Work with Contractor Safety Team, LAWA Inspection Team, Project Management Team, and others in order to ensure assigned projects are implementing effective safety programs

·       Walk all assigned projects on a regular basis and possibly multiple times daily which can total a few miles a day

·       Review contractors’ Daily Safety Reports to identify trending and consistency related to corrective actions

·       Meet with LAWA Inspectors and other stakeholders regarding safety concerns and follow-up actions taken by the contractor

·       Review written Safety Plans and verify results of safety performance and compliance in the field on an ongoing basis to evaluate the effectiveness of the implementation

·       Assist the Project/Construction Manager to verify that contractors comply with written documentation requirements including weekly “toolbox” meetings, new employee orientation, daily safety inspection reports, any accident/incident and related investigation reports, provision of “competent” or authorized persons documentation including training records and Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs)

·       Attend Project Progress and Project Safety Committee meetings as directed by the Program Safety Manager to monitor the ongoing safety effort of the Construction Manager and contractor

·       Attend and participate in Construction Safety Advisory Committee Meetings, as directed by the Program Safety Manager

·       Attend and participate in the Monthly All-Hands Safety Meeting to discuss general program safety concerns and successes as well as present updates and information on safety regulations and requirements including a monthly training program component on relevant safety subject matter

·       Coordinate with management to promote the proactive and behavior-based TDG Safety Program both internally and externally (e.g., National Safety Council, trade and professional organizations, etc.) and to bring positive publicity to the program and TDG

·       Contribute to the advancement of The Development Group’s goals through commitment to productive collaboration with all stakeholders

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Writing and disseminating daily and or weekly safety reports for each assigned project as directed by the Program Safety Manager

·       Provide orientation and training to LAWA staff, contractor employees, and others as assigned by the Program Safety Manager

·       Develop, coordinate, monitor participation, and administer the monthly PowerPoint training as directed by the PSM

·       Develop, coordinate, and administer the LAWA TDG Orientation Program as directed by the PSM

·       Write newsletter articles for TDG publication as directed by the PSM

·       Develop, coordinate, and administer a safety recognition program as directed by the PSM

·       Other duties related to promoting the safety culture at LAWA and TDG 

Hardware/Software Knowledge 

Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro software is required

Large-scale construction management type software such as Primavera, Prolog, etc.

Ability to create Power Point presentations 

Professional Experience Level/Other Qualifications

Monitor, analyze, assess compliance, and communicate findings to various stakeholders

Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing responsibilities

Five to ten years of verifiable professional safety experience on heavy construction projects, preferably in an aviation environment


Possess an active Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) credential or better

5 Years of vertical, tunnel or heavy civil construction experience

Cal OSHA 10/30 Authorized instructor

CPR/1st Aid instructor

Bachelor’s degree in safety and health or related field and or equivalent combination of education and experience

Element-Specific Requirements/Notes

May assume other duties as required/needed

Maybe required to work past regular work shift

Maybe required to work various shifts as needed which includes Day or Night Shift

Will be required to conduct Cal OSHA training to LAWA staff and others

Will be required to provide training on all aspects of Public Works Construction

Will be required to provide CPR/1st Aid training

This position does not support a hybrid/telework schedule, on-site only


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