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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Van Nuys, California
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
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Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Safety Manager

The ideal Safety Manager candidate will have a proven track record of success in developing, managing, and leading environmental, health, and safety programs. The right candidate will demonstrate success in the development and through leading of various training programs to address EHS risk.

The oversight of audit systems to improve EHS programs will be the current responsibility of the ideal candidate. He/she will have experience in leading accident investigations, safety meetings, and will bring comprehensive experience implementing environmental compliance programs, including waste management, water, and air. The right candidate will bring current leadership experience with excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills to manage the market area and a Safety team. Will manage Workers Comp, Auto Liability, and Defensive Driving.

Responsible for managing safety programs and procedures to ensure compliance with company policies and industry regulatory requirements. Assist in creation of company policies, programs and procedures. Responsible for accident data compilation, abatement, record keeping, safety communication and awareness, and audits of field system(s). Responsible for hiring, training, development and performance management of staff.

  • Support the front-line leadership in creating a safety culture
  • Schedule and coordinate safety training for employees; coordinate training plans with managers and supervisors
  • Support management in keeping management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquiries and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and procedures
  • Oversee audits of systems to continuously improve the safety program, working closely with cross-functional teams
  • Oversee the compilation and review of accident investigation documentation and reporting to identify trends
  • Participate in and/or facilitate safety committee meetings as needed
  • Point of contact for external inquiries related to safety and compliance matters
  • Identify needs and create safety policies and procedures in conjunction with HR and company policies, federal, state and local rules and regulations
  • Keep management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquiries and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate safety and compliance messages to all levels
  • Provide input for refresher/re-training sessions and ensure effectiveness of training programs
  • Oversee the maintenance of safety records and related documentation for designated area of responsibility
  • Compile, review and present safety statistics and proposed solutions
  • Establish positive employee relations through effective communication and ongoing support
  • Coordinate safety events, evaluations, program deployment, and other related activities
  • Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable
  • Know, understand and follow company policy
  • Perform other duties as requested

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic knowledge of fire prevention programs
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations
  • Basic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for safety management
  • Basic knowledge of safety auditing, accident investigation and reporting
  • Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office products
  • Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations
  • Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
  • Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
  • Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
  • Ability to utilize photography equipment
  • Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
  • Knowledge of company products and services
  • Knowledge of Field Operations and Field Engineering job duties
  • Ability to supervise and motivate others
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Associate's degree in Safety, Environmental Health or related field, or equivalent experience

5+ years safety, technical training or supervisor experience

  • Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft office
  • Working knowledge of OSHA (e.g., 511, 501), EPA, DOT regulations
  • Knowledge of company products and services
  • Certified Safety Manager Certification (CSM)

Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environmental Health or related field

  • Management experience relating to people, process and procedures
  • OSHA programs/policies experience including audits and accident investigation
  • Industry experience
  • Certifications and/or Licenses
  • Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (CSM, OHST, CHST)
  • Valid driver's licenses with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards

  • Office environment
  • Field exposure
  • Frequent/extended travel
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels
  • Work and travel in inclement weather
  • Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspaces
  • Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
  • Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
  • Work performed near power lines and electricity
  • Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles


The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.