• Safety Professional/Loss Control - National

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    US | US-WA-Seattle | US-CA-Petaluma | US-CA-Irvine | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-Irving
  • Company Overview

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is an employee-owned AEC firm that offers forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions. We have approximately 500 employees occupying 25+ offices throughout North America. We care about our clients AND ouremployees so we operate with a constant sense of urgency and always look to add-value. This strategy has allowed us to grow with our clients over the past 24 years at a rate of 30% per year. We have been able to maintain exceptional quality through this constant growth cycle because of our lifetime of learning program which keeps us ahead of the curve in a constantly evolving economy. Bottom line…we deliver.


    For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.



    The Vertex Companies, Inc. is looking for talented, entrepreneurial professionals who welcome challenging project and schedule. The ideal candidates would:

    • Have a background in Construction Health and Safety planning and practice
    • Working toward a Certified Health and Safety Technician (CHST) designation.  Or, an Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation is preferred 
    • Have experience working in all phases of commercial building construction
    • Understand general loss control practices
    • Be willing to travel (estimate 50% of the time)

    The candidates’ skills would primarily complement loss control efforts at construction projects (both planning / ongoing stages) nationwide (and Hawaii).  The candidate would work in conjunction with new construction across the United States, as well as interact with VERTEX staff in a variety of disciplines.

    Specific Description:

    • Provide preliminary project review of Health and Safety Plan/Hurricane Preparedness Plan
    • Coordinate both internally with VERTEX colleagues and owner/contractors to conduct on site Health and Safety visits based on OSHA regulations and consensuses standards
    • Manage workflow and prepare reports and findings to senior management and clients (primarily insurance carriers)
    • Attention to detail / Client satisfaction is essential

    Core Responsibilities

    • Some understanding of construction scheduling, sequencing, and general practices to assist in identifying potential loss control issues for large-scale construction projects nationwide
    • Be able to discuss workplace health and safety exposures liability concepts with clients in order to make recommendations to help mitigate identified issues
    • Maintain client relationships, managing/tracking incoming assignments, satisfying client requests
    • Perform inspections and write reports for various services provided by VERTEX
    • Implement and track safety protocols and on-site concerns, including follow up on all recommendations
    • Represent VERTEX to clients in a professional manner

    Position Requirements

    • Knowledge of property loss control and experienced in performing property field surveys of commercial and light to medium hazard industrial occupancies
    • Ability to coordinate travel to sites in an efficient and cost-effective manner
    • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients and contractors.
    • Travel and/or field work is required (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required).
    • Must be available for overnight travel for meetings and duties associated performing on-site inspections
    • Able to work with minimal oversight, but take direction effectively from managers
    • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally driven
    • Other project duties as assigned by senior staff



    • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Safety, Risk Management, Industrial Hygiene; Process Controls Construction Management, Engineering, Sciences, Architecture or similar


    • 3+ years of construction health and safety, variety of project types helpful

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Must be able to schedule and perform complex tasks under stress conditions
    • Proficient in computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe)
    • Effective communicator, verbal and written
    • Efficient, well-organized and positive attitude when approached with challenges and realities of construction management and consulting


    • OSHA-10hr and OSHA-30hr construction certificate, OSHA-40 HAZWOPER and/or OSHA 500 is preferable
    • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain and all-weather conditions (from multiple vantage points including subterranean and elevated areas)
    • The ability to safely scale ladders
    • Carry construction tools and equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity

    EEO Statement

    VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11 Background Check Required. Criminal/Education/Identity


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