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Site Safety Officer, Riverside, CA, US, ID# 17741

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee CRC (CCRC) is a full-service construction management firm with more than 12 years of experience. CCRC has built a strong reputation among government and commercial clients for outstanding work and superior service on high-security projects. Our team approach can help you make the most of your skills, as we give customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect.

Cherokee CRC is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit

The Site Safety Officer will be responsible for site safety and assist the Site Superintendent / Construction Manager with managing multiple trades on construction projects and maintaining quality control.


  • Provide services and responsibilities at the direction of the Site Superintendent/Construction Manager.
  • Serve as project Site Safety Officer
  • Interpret the contract documents to ensure complete conformance with plans and specifications.
  • Confers with and directs subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction.
  • Confers with subcontractors to resolve complaints and grievances within work force.
  • Confers with superintendent, subcontractors and suppliers to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.
  • Monitors assigned project utilizing quality control management system.
  • Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
  • Directs workers on the most economical and schedule sensitive installation procedures.
  • In conjunction with Superintendent, inspects the jobsite for safety violations and documents said violations.
  • Conducts or participates in weekly safety meetings and safety inspections as outlined in the safety manual.
  • Reviews Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) and conducts routine safety meetings and inspections.
  • Abides by safety rules and regulations.


  • At least 10 years of experience in construction, including experience in a leadership role as a Foreman, Assistant Superintendent/Assistant Construction Manager, etc. and/or an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or a related field of study
  • Knowledge of California Environmental regulations required.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contract documents, blueprints, specifications, engineering reports, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients, subcontractors, or employees of organization.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.
  • Possess knowledge of all facets of ground up building construction.
  • Computer skills are required.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows applications including Microsoft Word 2007 and Excel 2007.  Experience with Microsoft Project 2007, Prolog Project Manager and/or USACE QCS is preferred.
  • Must be able to proficiently read, write and speak the English language.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation.
  • Must have construction safety experience.  Completion of an OSHA Construction 30-hour course is mandatory. 
  • Must be familiar with 29 CFR 1926.


  • Work will be performed on a construction site with frequent walking and must be able to Lift up to 40lbs.

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster;   and

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