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Construction Safety Specialist

Universal City, CA 91608

Posted: 07/03/2024 Job Number: 22522357

Job Description

Summary:
The Construction Safety Specialist will serve as a dedicated safety resource supporting all park expansion and infrastructure improvement projects. This role will support on-going construction activity related to place-making and facility improvement projects, as well as future projects planned for growth at the Universal Studios Hollywood amusement park. This role will primarily perform field inspections and audits of active construction job sites and includes office/administrative duties related to record-keeping, report writing and participation in project planning or safety meetings. This role will serve as the primary safety liaison to the any general contractors safety representatives, will conduct job site inspections to monitor conformance with UDX Construction Safety Standards and CalOSHA Construction Safety Orders, and will conduct incident investigations, respond to construction related safety concerns, and generate incident reports with follow up to corrective actions and may participate or lead safety stand downs as needed to heighten awareness to lessons learned from incidents as well as maintain a high level of safety engagement and culture at USH & CityWalk.

Responsibilities:
  • Conducts field audits and inspections of General Contractor and sub-contractor safety programs and practices at assigned project sites, monitoring construction safety performance, and verifying compliance with UDX construction safety standards and expectations with local, state, and federal requirements.
  • Assists and maintains with the pre-qualification and renewal of USH site contractors/vendors in our USH EHS Contactor Safety Database in accordance with the UDX written program.
  • Proactively recognizes, evaluates, and advises on hazard identification opportunities to minimize safety or environmental impact to USH/CW business operations.
  • Participates in project safety kick-off meetings and/or ongoing project meetings on behalf of the EHS Department to remain current with project schedule, priorities, and potential issues.
  • Provides project status reports and safety metrics to department management and appropriate Creative or other project management team members.
  • Participates in on-site investigative processes for any project related safety events and evaluating corrective actions taken.
  • Provides ongoing education and safety consultation to project teams and contractor personnel as to USH safety expectations and processes.
  • Facilitates in-person and virtual training on various health and safety topics.
  • Verifies project compliance with local and federal regulations upon project completion.
  • Fosters and promotes a positive business relationship with all project stakeholders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a safety, environmental and/or construction field preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in industrial and/or construction consulting role;or equivalent combination of and experience.
  • Professional designation such as OHST, CHST, ASP, or CSP or other nationally recognized professional designation preferred but not required.
  • Solid understanding of applicable EH&S and environmental legislation and HSE processes.
  • Proficient in use of all Microsoft Office Suite applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, TEAMs) and electronic database and recordkeeping systems (SharePoint, GenSuite, Intelex, Avetta, BROWZ. Etc.)

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong verbal and written communication/ presentation skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write health and safety related reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to provide guidance and coaching opportunities when faced with witnessing noncompliance or unsafe conditions.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Strong working knowledge of construction processes and terminology.
  • Prior theme park or amusement park employment experience highly desired.
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