Jobsite Safety Coordinator
Palo Alto
March 2, 2020

The Jobsite Safety Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to assist the Herrero Superintendents in providing a safe working environment for all personnel (Herrero, subcontractor, owner) and the general public. As a Jobsite Safety Coordinator, you will promote all elements of the Herrero Builders Safety Program through self-initiative and coordination with the Superintendents, Foremen, Project Managers, and Safety Department. Jobsite Safety Coordinators must be self-starters, organized, reliable, and consistent. These qualities are necessary to help the Herrero Superintendent successfully implement the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), and the Pre-Task Planning Programs.

  • Conduct Daily Safety Inspections of the site, with representative documentation accurately reflecting the day’s challenges, hazard identification and corrective actions.
  • Review the subcontractor’s Daily Safety Inspection Reports and confirming the documentation accurately reflects the day’s challenges, hazard identification and corrective actions. Notifying the Herrero Superintendent of any item on the inspection report that may require a response or correction.  
  • Orient newly hired employees and transfers on safety to include providing familiarization with the Code of Safe Practices
  • Prepare for and holding an organized and effective “All-Hands Jobsite Safety Meeting” at least once a week and documenting topics and attendance with a signup sheet.
  • Communicate to Herrero Foremen or Superintendents any observed or anticipated unsafe conditions or unsafe behaviors involving Herrero, subcontractors, or owner operations that may require corrective action and thus need to be addressed in staff or weekly coordination meetings.
  • Discuss safety challenges or upcoming hazardous activities during the schedule meetings.
  • Assist with Pre-Task planning.
  • Update jobsite safety signs and required legal postings.
  • Implement a jobsite Emergency Medical Services Plan and being familiar with procedures for dealing with jobsite injuries and incidents.
  • 2 or 4-year college degree desired, preferably in environmental health and safety discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in construction safety management with a construction general contractor
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills with ability to influence behaviors
  • OSHA 30-hour Certification
  • Thorough understanding of applicable local, state, federal (including OSHA), and company safety and environmental regulations, codes, and requirements related to the construction industry; ability to impart knowledge to others
  • Carpentry skills desired
  • Safety certification is preferred (STSC, CHST)

At Herrero, we are obsessed with finding great people to help us lead and transform the construction industry. We are all about LEAN and we've made it our mission to discover and deliver value better than anyone—we are in fact obsessed with it. If this excites you more than it scares you, we definitely want to hear from you. Our hiring is based first and foremost on our core values. Yes, experience matters too but not at the expense of our core values. Alignment with our culture and core values is the first step in building a success career at Herrero. Below you'll find a list of our current positions. If you don’t see a role that fits your background, we still want to hear from you! Please submit a General Application.  

Jobsite Safety Coordinator
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