Asbestos Lead Construction Specialist

About Vanir

Vanir has been exceeding client expectations since 1964. Our progressive growth and quality of service has led Vanir to become consistently ranked among the top construction management firms in the nation by Engineering News-Record. As we continue growing into new areas and markets, our focus is to maintain a team of creative, ambitious, and visionary individuals.

Job Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews Recommendation to Award (RTA) notices and Phase 1 and 2 asbestos and lead reports related to every phase of the project.
  • Attends Job Start meetings at the beginning of the project to review asbestos, lead, and safety requirements with the contractor and the other related parties in attendance; ensures that meeting minutes are documented and reported to project participants
  • Reviews submittal(s) at the Job Start and throughout the duration of the project:
    • Asbestos and lead worker certifications (respirator fit test, DOI clearances, medical & training)
    • SCAQMD permits for HEPA vacuum
    • Job site notifications, i.e., SCAQMD, Cal-OSHA, CDPH, and school notifications for asbestos/lead impact projects)
    • IIPPs, Safety Plans, Asbestos/ Lead Work Plans and Job Safety Analyses (JSAs)
  • Conducts random inspections, where asbestos and lead are going to be impacted during construction, at each school site to verify contractor’s compliance with applicable laws, project specifications, and established work practices.
  • Apprises the contractor of any deficiencies noted during the site visit and verifies corrections on subsequent site visits
  • Investigates any accidents or incidents that occur on or near the school grounds during the project
  • Responds to emergencies, complaints, and inquires related to construction projects
  • Performs, on a regular basis, air monitoring clearances, personal air monitoring (OBZs), and ambient air sampling for various asbestos abatement projects performed throughout the district which could also be performed because of a complaint or an asbestos release
  • Performs asbestos bulk sampling and lead wipe or paint chip sampling to investigate an asbestos release or elevated childhood lead investigation
  • Assists in maintaining the Job Start Database for all projects
  • Provides chemical product review support for products used on construction projects and assist in maintaining the Chemical Evaluation Database

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or any related field. Candidates without a degree must have additional 4 years of the required experience to compensate for education on a year for year basis
  • Five (5) years full time paid professional construction experience, concentrated in progressive asbestos, lead based materials, PCB caulk and universal waste
  • Experience in reviewing reports and coordinating and executing asbestos, lead, mold, and PCB field surveys
  • Must have experience in the maintenance and strict compliance of policies and procedures in asbestos and lead mitigation and remediation as well health and safety protocols.
  • Additional experience in related works such as emergency response, general constructions and industrial cleaning is preferred
  • Public agency experience is preferred
  • Cal-OSHA Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC)
  • Certified Site Surveillance Technician (CSST) is preferred
  • 8 Hr. Lead Renovation, Repair, and Paint (RRP) Certification is preferred
  • CDPH Inspector/Assessor or Project Monitor Certification is preferred
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification is preferred

Offered rate of compensation will be based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including education, qualifications, experience, and geographic location. The Salary range for this position is $97,000-$112,000.


Vanir offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that includes 401(k) Savings with employer matching contributions, medical, dental, vision, health savings account (HSA) with employer contributions, life, AD&D and disability benefits, flexible spending account (FSA), voluntary benefits, Teladoc, pet insurance, paid time off, national employee assistance program (EAP) and employee referral program.

How to Apply

If you’re interested in working for Vanir please visit our website to learn more and to apply online at

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