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Job Line – David Ferguson
858 267 0686

ASSP – San Diego Chapter
P.O. Box 880163
San Diego, CA 92168

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The following positions relate to safety in some way. Please contact the company with the listing directly. To list a position, please contact David Ferguson @ 858 267 0686 or e-mail

2 SSHO Positions and Site Safety Representative

Posted: Oct 16, 2019

Harper Construction is looking for a total of 2 qualified SSHO’s to work on 2 new government projects within the state of California. The two projects are located in at NAS Lemoore CA. Harper Construction has an immediate opening for a qualified SSHO at NAS Lemoore for a BEQ (bachelor enlisted quarters) rehab. The other SSHO position at NAS Lemoore CA is for the construction of a new aircraft hangar. This project is scheduled to start within the first quarter of 2020.

These are full time positions, 40 hours a week

SSHO requirements shall follow EM 385-1-1 (November 2014) Section 01.A.17 and possess:

OSHA 30 hour for construction course

EM 385-1-1 (November 2014) 40 hour construction course

5 years of construction industry safety experience

Be able to pass background check and get a DBIDS base access pass

Additional, Separate position:

Harper Construction is seeking a qualified Site Safety Representative to work on a new automotive complex project located at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, California.

Qualified candidates must possess the minimum qualifications below:

CHST (Construction Health and Safety Technician) certification through the BCSP (Board of Certified Safety Professionals), or CSP (Certified Safety Professional, BCSP), or ASP (Associate Safety Professional), and a current OSHA 30 hour for construction course

First Aid/ CPR trained

5 years of construction safety experience

Experience with working on college campuses is a plus!

Compensation is based upon experience level, certifications

Please contact Harper Construction Director of Safety John Stickney at 619-279-2058 for details regarding the position. If the call is not answered please leave a message and I will return the call. Please forward resumes to and put Safety Representative Candidate in the subject.

John Stickney, CHST

Director of Safety

Site Safety and Health Officer

Harper Construction Company, Inc.

(619) 233-7900 (W) | (619) 233-1889 (F) | (619) 279-2058 (C)

2241 Kettner Blvd., Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101

Safety Manager

Posted: Sep 06, 2019


JOB TITLE: Safety Manager


REPORTS: Environmental, Health, Safety and Compliance Manager


Ensures Western Precooling and its affiliated companies maintain meaningful and effective employee safety programs. This includes developing and implementing policies in alignment with regulatory compliance standards, training and coaching employees and ensuring physical conditions of worksites are safe. Develops and maintains positive relationships with Western Precooling and affiliated company management and employees, as well as regulatory administrators.

• Establishes safety programs and documentation that satisfies legislative and regulatory standards for each regional location. This includes Cal-ARP, HMP, IIPP, RMP and PSM plans.

• Coordinates informational flow needed to document process safety management program (PSM) compliance. Informs area managers when compliance issues are noted. When non-compliance issues are determined, provides direction and offers assistance to correct non-compliance issues. The implementation of safety and training programs remains the responsibility of local management.

• Responsible for content and administration of the process safety management & training website (WBBM). Manages changes to the system and assists local operations.

• Leads the Safety Committee Program and directs all regional safety committees, ensuring information is shared company wide via personal visits and video conferences. Provides information and status reports on a quarterly basis to the safety management team or as needed.

• Develops and implements a reporting system for all employees who wish to report anonymously or otherwise any safety condition they feel is not being addressed.

• Participates in all reportable release situations. May act as the lead individual, if no qualified facility leader is present. The local manager is responsible for the NRC / OES / CUPA hazardous materials release reporting within the 15 minute rule.

• Participates in development of the annual Engineering department operations budget and is a resource to cooler and service shop managers to predict safety / training expenses that should be included in their operating budgets.


• Maintain process safety management & training website (WBBM) records on portable equipment fleet and assist in review and upkeep of Company owned or operated site(s) using the WBBM system including:
a. All manuals – as noted below.
b. Equipment Maintenance Manager documents
c. Training Development general all areas
d. Input, upload maintenance and review of equipment data changes and pages as documented in the process safety management & training website
e. Review and upload of Critical Item Reports, noting safety and PSSR compliance for portable or stationary equipment
f. Verification that SOP documentation is available and when missing, notify engineering of compliance needs for completeness of documentation.
g. Develop and update as needed equipment or site Block Flow Diagrams.

• Oversee the maintenance and management of The Company’s written safety programs which include but are not limited to:
a. Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
i. Participate at local safety committees with quarterly meetings (attending via web-video acceptable)
1. Keep minutes of meetings and distribute to management
2. Send out assignments to area management
ii. Accident report and investigation for all four operating regions (when accident/injury reports are filed)
iii. Regional visits on a quarterly basis
1. General walk through and report on conditions. Recommedations to area management regarding any corrections needed.
2. Review Training Records at each area for assignment completion. WBBM records and physical records are to be reviewed.
3. Advise area management on needed upcoming annual refresher training as required for emergency response system or for waste management.
4. Review current accident records – determine whether or not accident investigation has been satisfactorily completed.
iv. Emergency Action Plan
1. Attend and critique evacuation drills at least annually in each area.
v. Manage the Lock out / tag out program
1. Review initial and refresher training timeliness for technical staff.
2. Review and certify program currency and effectiveness.
vi. Manage the Hazard Communication Plan
1. Review training records for initial and ongoing refresher training (annual haz-com refreshers)
vii. Oversee the Confined Spaces Plan / permits
1. Review effectiveness of training and records keeping.
viii. Fire Prevention Plan / Hot Work Permit program
1. Review effectiveness of training and records keeping
ix. Respiratory Protection Program
1. Review records of employee training and medical status. Advise area management of needed training or physicals if or when found deficient.
2. Review Emergency Response Equipment Locker Documentation of inspections by local group – see that local group is keeping cartridges and perishable equipment in date by communicating with area management of required purchases.
3. Review respirator maintenance records – all shops – semi-annually.

• Verify Record Keeping in all areas.
a. Regulatory Filings (working with 3rd party consultants as necessary)
b. Employee training status
c. Employee safety files (accident reports, special training events)
d. Review SDS sheet library on annual basis – all areas, support local safety person in updating and maintaining on-site SDS binders

• Train local area managers on implementing the IIPP
a. Assist managers in determining training needs for staff as invited

• Review records on hazardous material disposal (execute through local area manager and administrators, but keep the paperwork straight.)

• Verify Business Plan and HMMP filings and Tier II reporting for all The Company’s organization sites. Communicate with management when a need arises for re-submittal or updating. Work with 3rd party consultants to see to these needs.

• Assist the Food Safety Department as needed regarding any documentation maintained for recordkeeping and management of training / inspections.

• Train managers how to use the WBBM as an effective training and documenting tool.

• Assist local area managers in the development of KNOX box information for Owned and Operated Cooler facilities. The manager is expected to maintain contact with local responders and review these materials at least annually and include at a minimum:

a. Business Plan (HMMP)
b. Block Flow Diagram
c. Facility layout overview drawings (Normally found in the Business Plan)
d. Emergency Action Plan for the facility
e. Manager report forms for release

• Ongoing support in training and instruction for skill development of our regional maintenance departments and refrigeration technicians.

• Creation of User manuals for non-operator use for our mobile refrigeration fleet including pressure coolers, refrigeration trailers, & chillers/ice makers. The Engineering Department will provide technical information and direction as needed.

• Provide area maintenance office and managers assistance to review Contractor qualification documents for any service from other sub-contractors. Assist completion of Contractor Qualification documentation requested by cooling and equipment lease customers.


• Proven success managing employee safety programs.

• A degree in Occupational Safety & Health preferred with at a minimum 5 years’ experience in the agricultural and/or cooling industry.

• Safety Certifications such as a CSP, ASP, COSS, CHST, etc. documenting continuing education in the safety, health and environmental field desired;

• Ability to lead projects and push them to completion;

• Attention to detail and approaches work with initiative and a high sense of urgency;

• A willingness to engage with people to understand situations and solve problems;

• An understanding of the requirements of Cal-OSHA , SARA Title III, Food Safety (FDA) and other regulatory plans that apply to Western Precooling’s business operations;

• Excellent capabilities with computer programs. Word and Excel are used extensively, as well as PowerPoint and Publisher;

• Ability to build lesson plans for development of WBBM delivered training and communications is required;

• Must be well organized, a self-starter, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills;

• Must be able to multi-task, prioritize and adjust tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities.

• Willingness to travel to the various Company locations. Travel will vary pending on time of the year and business needs.

Western Precooling is a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization which cares deeply about its customers and its employees. If you feel you would like to be part of this team, and feel you are up to this challenge please submit your resume to: Diane Knoll, Human Resources Director: or fax: 510-3446350. Resumes may also be mailed to: Western Precooling Systems, 43990 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538. EOE

Assistant Safety Engineer, CAL/OSHA

Posted: Sep 05, 2019

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Loss Control Manager, Southern California

Posted: Aug 27, 2019

Our company, The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) is interviewing candidates for an opening we have in Southern California. The position is Loss Control Manager. AEU is an insurance underwriter that provides U.S. Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation insurance to covered industries across the United States. We are based in Mobile, Alabama and have 1300 insureds. Our website is

Here is some basic information regarding the position:

Based in Southern California region
Work with companies that we insure to improve their safety program by:
Conducting loss control audits and providing recommendations for improvement
Conducting management training in incident prevention
Advising insureds how to comply with federal and state safety regulations
Providing resources to companies such as written loss prevention programs, guidance documents, sample safety programs, customized training material
Evaluating safety management systems and providing feed back to management.
Other duties include reporting to AEU management and underwriting regarding the insured’s safety program and compliance with recommendations.

The ideal candidate would have approximately 10 years experience and have worked in the maritime industry. We will consider other similar qualifications.

We can provide additional information such as salary and benefits.

Interested persons should contact James Burgin as listed below.

James Burgin

Senior Vice President – Director of Loss Control

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.

Here, members benefit.

T: 251.690.4246 | M: 251.454.9208 |

11 North Water Street | 32nd Floor | Mobile, AL 36602

Environmental Health and Safety Mgr. San Francisco

Posted: Aug 22, 2019

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Bob Howarth, CSP
Director, EHS

ABM | Business and Industry
1150 South Olive Street, Suite 1900, Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 284-3067 (Office)
(213) 590-8393 (Cell)
450067 (VOIP)
Safety Hotline: (866) 208-2114
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