Construction Safety Specialist

US-CA-Los Angeles
2 weeks ago(1/12/2018 3:02 PM)
Project Management/Program Management


At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America. We’re ranked in the ENR Top 25 and voted one of the best companies to work for out of our HQ in San Diego. With over 20 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!


We are currently looking for a Construction Safety Specialist to be located in the downtown Los Angeles, CA area. This opportunity will have you working within our Education project construction sector. The Education team is a prime consultant to several school districts in the country and provides services to K-12 as well as higher education institutions nationally. You will be teaming with project, program, and client leadership to provide premier educational facilities for our nation’s youth and adults seeking to better themselves through learning.


  • Conducts construction site safety audits to identify improper procedures, checks equipment and facilities for hazardous conditions, and recommends corrective actions
  • Monitors policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting construction safety at multiple construction projects
  • Investigates complaints and on-site construction accidents to determine root cause and recommend effective hazard controls
  • Conducts noise, ventilation, and gas testing at construction sites to determine if employees may be exposed to unhealthful conditions and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Conducts construction safety and standard reporting procedure training for project managers and on-site employees
  • Collects and analyzes injury, claim, and safety survey statistical data to write technical reports and makes presentations to contractors and District management regarding contractor performance
  • Coordinates construction safety activities such as project site safety audits and attends pre-bid and post-award contract meetings as a member of the Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) team
  • Reviews construction Injury Illness and Prevention Programs (IIPPs) submitted by contractors for accuracy and conformance with safety standards
  • Trains, assigns projects, and tasks to lower-level personnel, and reviews reports for completeness and accuracy (Construction Safety Specialist only)


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Industrial or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene is required
  • 10 years' of construction safety management experience in developing and implementing accident prevention programs for a large private or public organization is required

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Completion of the OSHA 500 and 40-hour HAZWOPER course
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
  • Licensed Safety Professional (LSP) from the National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP)
  • Certified Safety Consultant (CSC) from the National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP)



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CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. 


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