West Valley Construction - Safety Manager

Position Title: Safety Manager

Company Name: West Valley Construction

Position Location: Redwood City, CA, 828 Hurlingame Lane, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA

Company Website: http://westvalleyconstruction.com

Position Description: Underground Construction Company (wet, dry utilities) is growing its’ Safety Department and adding a new position in Redwood City. Qualified candidate will have at least 2 years of safety management experience and will have the tools and talent to continue the Company’s commitment to a Safety First culture.
Duties include:

  • Administer the Company’s comprehensive safety program

  • Identify hazards and protective action needed

  • Training

  • Scheduling and facilitating monthly safety meetings

  • Conduct job site detailed inspections and record info/photos on Company site

  • Promote safe practices and coach employees, management as needed

  • Ensure all proper personal protective equipment is available and distributed

  • Evaluate hazards and identify safe practices

  • Investigate incidents including vehicle, property and utility hits and provide a report of findings with recommendations

  • Participate in all Incident Review Committee Meetings

  • Monitor injuries; communicate with physicians and insurance

  • Administer drug/alcohol testing program

  • Ensure all employees have required safety training including Smith Driver Training, OSHA 10, OSHA 30 (as applicable)

  • Participate in semi-annual Foremen meetings at all locations

Position Requirements: Qualified candidate must:

  • Have a 4-year degree preferably in safety and health or construction management or business.

  • Minimum 2 yeas’ safety experience; 5 years’ experience with at least 2 of those years in management preferred

  • OSHA certifications

  • Excellent speaking and training skills

  • Ability to communicate with and motivate employees

  • Ability to work independently

  • Able to influence behaviors

Salary Range: Open

How to apply: Cover Letter, Resume, and conformed cell number

Contact Name: Ruth Evans

Contact Email: ruth@hr-management.com

Contact Phone: (559) 228-6130

Additional Info: This position is located in Redwood City. West Valley Construction is signatory to multiple union contracts, has more than 400 employees and 9 locations. They are headquartered in Campbell. Safety is number one for this Company. They put the time and the resources into their safety management program.


The Company has excellent benefits: 4 insurance plans to choose from. Depending on the plan selected, there is a Health Savings Account which the Company pays into annually, either $2,000/$4,000 for Kaiser or $2700/5400 for Anthem Blue Cross. The Company pays 95% of premium for employee/family for Kaiser and 95% of premium for employee for Anthem Blue Cross and 85% for family. Management and administrative employees have the opportunity to become owners of the Company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and a Stock Purchase Plan. The Company makes an annual contribution to the ESOP. There is an annual performance, Christmas and Safety Bonus, paid vacation, paid sick leave and more.