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858 267 0686

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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

Safety Engineer

Posted: Feb 05, 2018

Safety Engineer (15620BR)

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely operated surveillance aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Safety Engineer to work within our Environmental Health & Safety team at our facility in La Jolla/Torrey Pines.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Without appreciable direction of Company environmental health and safety management, this position will function as the lead safety representative for General Atomics.
  • Develops and implements company safety programs, including technical documents such as written safety plans, manuals, operating procedures, and other vehicles for communication of safety-related information.
  • Develops and provides safety training and other awareness campaigns.
  • Analyzes accidents, accident rates, and trends; conducts safety investigations and recommends corrective action plans.
  • Provides expertise and counsels line management concerning compliance with applicable laws, codes, regulations, and standards regarding safety matters.
  • Performs risk assessments to identify risks and develop effective methods for risk control and management.
  • May supervise or provide guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Utilizes MS Office Suite and other applications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelors or Masters degree in occupational safety, engineering, public health, or a related technical field and nine or more years progressively complex experience with a Bachelors or seven or more years progressively complex experience with a Masters. Additional professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a complete understanding of occupational safety and/or industrial hygiene principles, concepts, theories, regulations and practices; and comprehensive skills including organizing, planning, scheduling and coordinating workloads to meet established deadline or milestones.
  • Must possess: (1) the ability to resolve complex technical problems; (2) excellent verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and present findings; (3) excellent presentation skills in order to conduct training for all levels of employees; (4) excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interface with all levels of employees, senior management and outside representatives; (5) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and, (6) strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

·        Related Professional Certification (ASP/CSP/CIH/CHMM) desired, as well as positive interface with local, state and government agencies such as Cal-OSHA, OSHA, Fire Departments, Health Departments, etc.

General Atomics and Affiliated Companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.  Apply online at:


Sr. Loss Control Consultant

Posted: Jan 27, 2018

Please see listing at:




Bilingual Safety Consultant, Southern Los Angeles

Posted: Jan 16, 2018

Bilingual Safety Consultant –  January 2018

Bilingual Safety Consultant –  January 2018
Degree:  Associate or Bachelor degree preferred
Years of Experience: 2+ years minimum
Compensation:  To $60,000-$67,000 plus car mileage reimbursement  
Location:  South Los Angeles, California area (local candidates only please)
Industry:  Consulting 
Must have at least 2+ years of safety experience (ideally within consulting or loss control, however, open to all industries) and bilingual (English/Spanish).  Responsible for supporting customer safety needs in the Los Angeles area with travel daily to clients (light industrial, construction, hospitality, hospitals, golf courses, agriculture, etc.).  Establish, implement and maintain a variety of safety and health programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees.
*Must possess a high level of technical expertise, well rounded, demonstrate leadership skills and communicate effectively up and down organizational structure.   
Key Responsibilities of this position include:

Ensure that federal, state and local laws, regulations and rules are observed at the local branches and client locations.

Manage Cal-OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements.

Develop controls for identified hazards, coordinate the implementation of controls from result of hazard analysis.

Laura Petraitis-Doll | Recruiter/OwnerLS Doll & Associates15774 S. LaGrange Road, # 301, Orland Park, IL 60462708-478-3894  Office | 708-212-2810  Cell

Safety and Risk Management Professional

Posted: Dec 20, 2017




Responsible for:

  • Employee safety and regulatory compliance for the Natural History Museum, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and the William S. Hart museum.
  • Reviewing current safety practices and providing ongoing training to employees.
  • Design an effective safety program for all departments, monitor safety compliance and report safety issues and progress to superiors. Additionally, must identify potential hazards and recommend solutions and ways to prevent them from reoccurring.


 Plans, implements, coordinates, and assess museum accident, fire prevention, and occupational safety programs under general direction of the Chief Talent Officer. Utilizes knowledge of industrial safety-related engineering discipline and operating regulations.  Ensures that the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) policy is current and available upon request.

  1. Develops and recommends new procedures and approaches to safety and loss prevention based on current best practices and data gathered from past incidents. Supports each department in implementing and enforcing safety regulations and codes.
  2. Ensures OSHA requirements and guidelines are met for all sites. Assumes a proactive approach to safety concerns by conducting building and grounds surveys on a regular basis to detect code violations, hazards, and incorrect work practices and procedures.
  3. Disseminates and implements information to various department managers regarding toxic substances, hazards, carcinogens, and other material handling information.
  4. Conducts regular assessments and evaluates the effectiveness of the safety program. Incorporates the museum vision to align desired results for the effectiveness of safety practices.
  5. Supports and collaborates with our security department to conduct safety, emergency, medical, and security training for all departments. Coordinates with outside parties, such as the Los Angeles Fire Department, to conduct various trainings, including C.E.R.T. training for employees on-site.  Training will vary in nature and will include both required and internally requested training.
  6. Administers the Worker’s Compensation program, including initial reporting of injuries, investigation of injury or accident occurrence, communication with claim’s adjuster, OSHA safety log reporting, and assessment for future risk aversion. Completes ergonomic and safety evaluations as needed to reduce repetitive motion and other foreseeable concerns.
  7. Coordinates with Los Angeles County on safety support and needs.
  8. Creates and maintains records of all training and drill records for each site and each employee. Including lock-out tag out, confined space, tools, lifts and other equipment.  Reviews all training material and maintains the data with current regulations and best practices.
  9. Participates in a new hire orientation and presents safety policies, procedures and general awareness of safety practices as appropriate for the position. This includes emergency response basics, assembly areas, and accountability as appropriate.
  10. Creates and maintains a response protocol for off-site expedition groups, including medical, security related, and hazardous material handling training.
  11. Coordinates with a third party agency to maintain and restock all the first-aid supplies.


Performs related duties as required, including assuming responsibility for major projects and initiatives designed to meet the Museum’s mission and goals.


 The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting in which he or she is free to move about at will. The environment for this position is mostly clean and comfortable but may include some minor annoyances such as noise, odors, drafts, etc.

In the course of performing this work, the incumbent:

  • Will spend substantial time sitting, utilizing the computer, and walking around the building and grounds at the 3 locations. Will also be working off-site occasionally to review safety procedures and practices at remote locations.
  • Must travel via personal vehicle or public transport to off-site meetings.
  • May lift up to 25 lbs. periodically.
  • Operate a computer using various Microsoft Office and educational software.

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job.  Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent is expected to have:

  • An advanced degree or extensive equivalent experience in a field appropriate for this position and/or safety certifications.
  • Experience with Cal-OSHA, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Transportation (DOT) required.
  • Successful track record or providing visionary leadership and effective management of a complex and sizeable organization, preferably one with environmental, educational, or research interests.
  • Demonstrated training and project management experience, including involvement in planning, budgeting, and staff development and supervision.
  • Ability to listen to, facilitate conversation between, and forge collegial relationships with various constituencies.
  • Experience with internal evaluation and assessment of programs, as well as experience with industry-standard metrics for evaluating safety and risk assessment outcomes.
  • Highly skilled in diplomacy and collaboration combined with ambition and a willingness to take risks.

Applicants and employees are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek or occupy. The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely, with reasonable accommodation if necessary, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.

Contact: Aurora Flores, HR Generalist

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  90007

213.763.3530 (p)

Associate Industrial Hygienist – Occupational Health Branch, California Department of Public Health

Posted: Dec 10, 2017

Short-term posting for above position. Apply by 12-15-17 to get on the list at: