Safety Coordinator

Safety Coordinator

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Los Angeles, United States of America.
Contract type
Full time
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Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

• Work closely with supervisors, management and employees within the organization to ensure the

safety of workers at all times.

• Carry out safety checks and inspections within the workplace so as to identify situations that are unsafe and/or hazardous in nature and take action or recommend corrective measures to be taken so as to avoid accidents.

• Maintain required safety and health documents/files.

• Conduct Safety Toolbox Talks

• Lead the Site’s Safety Committee

• Act as a manager in the HSE Industry Safe system and perform activities of a manager such as entries of incidents, review of incident investigations, and inspection entries.

• The Coordinator will create and adjust all entries into the Industry Safe system, looking for accuracy of the data and any trends and reporting that can be done with the data or any other safety-related information.  The Coordinator will review the data and make sure all issues are tracked, countermeasures established, and issues closed. 

• The coordinator will take an active role in HSE training and for safety-related items such as emergency supplies and PPE.  

• Use analytical skills to examine trends and develop processes that are proactive in nature to solve negative trends and issues.

• Monitor Inspection/audit reports, monitor Corrective Actions for follow up and completion, coordinate and monitor tracking of training, coordinate and organize and documents for site use, etc.

• Coordinate with site leadership whenever an employee gets injured or an incident occurs.  Ensure first reports of injury are submitted and that notifications are made into the HSE system.

• Actively manage data regarding injuries that have resulted in medical care or lost days of work.  Ensure that the OSHA 300 reports are accurately reflected.

• Actively support the return-to-work process and the site management to optimize return-to-work timeliness and opportunities to return-to-work with light duty restrictions.

• Assist in the formatting and tracking of HSE training and the development of new training

• Conduct safety observation reports

• Educate employees on safety standards and expectations as well as safe machinery operation

• Provide recommendations for improving safety in the workplace

• Investigate accidents that occur onsite and identify possible causes of the accident

• Maintain documentation of the company's safety procedures, accidents and related events

• Act as a liaison between management and external safety agencies, such as fire and insurance personnel

• Trains employees in safety procedures.

• Inspects working conditions to ensure all products and activities are compliant with safety guidelines.

• Oversees use of dangerous chemicals and machinery.

• Recalls defective and unsafe products and machinery.

• Orders safety gear and supplies for workplace.

• Stays up to date on new state and federal health and safety regulations.

Runs emergency drills to gauge employee readiness.

• Consults with company manager regarding the implementation of new safety procedures.

• Addresses any workplace-related health issues and accidents.

• Processes workers compensation documentation.


  • Demonstrates a strong ability to gather data and coordinate data entry.

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and passion for health and safety and employee well-being.

  • Organize and manage tasks and priorities with precision and a sense of urgency

  • Ability to accurately perceive issues and provide expertise to solve issues that arise.

  • Understands and can demonstrate issue identification, resolution, tracking, and reporting.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented with good organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage tracking of issues and work resolution customer-center wide

  • High levels of independence and assertiveness, and high ethical standards.

  • Leadership skills, such as the ability to motivate a team and provide feedback

  • Taking the initiative, being responsive and proactive

  • Cooperation and teamplay

  • Customer orientation/service provision

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Troubleshooting and analyzing skills

  • Discipline

  • Safety awareness

  • Stress resistance, Ability to maintain overview in hectic environment

  • Results oriented

  • Flexibility with time, able to shift priorities quickly

  • Working knowledge of computers and equipment

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with online systems for data entry and reporting preferred.

• Experience with normal business-related software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint and auditor safety software.

• Experience managing a process or procedure requiring a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail.

• Understanding of federal, state and city safety requirements, including OSHA

• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at the same time while meeting deadlines

• Interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish effective professional relationships with employees and project managers

Other Requirements:

Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport I.D. Badge

Must be able to attain and sustain a Customs & Border Protection Security Seal

Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport issued driver’s permit

Must hold a valid driver’s license

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Full time position; 24/7 operation; 3 shifts; overtime, weekend and holiday work is common.


This position might require international travel for training/education. 

Supervisory Responsibility:

This role has no supervisory responsibility

Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate (transmit, convey, receive) information.   The specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently (26% to 74%) required to climb; reach; sit; and access confined spaces that require kneeling, crawling, and other positions that require physical maneuvering.  The employee is constantly (75% or more) required to move and lift objects (luggage bags, stack of tubs, tools, equipment, parts, etc.) of up to 50lbs; bend/twist; stoop; stand; walk; push-pull.  The employee is occasionally (up to 25% of the time) required to carry and transfer up to between 50 and 120lbs.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud due to aircraft engines and equipment.

Employee works in the secured baggage handling area, repair station, airfield, office environment and other areas within the airport. They often must meet strict deadlines to maintain flight schedules.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This is a full-time, exempt position, eligible to receive a salary and to participate in an annual performance bonus program. The salary listed represents the maximum and minimum starting base pay for this position as of the time of posting. Final salary offered will be determined based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills and experience. The annual performance bonus program is preset and not candidate-dependent.

Salary range: $82,000- $87,000

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.