Project Safety Manager

Company Name:
Turner Construction Company
Position Description:
The Project Safety Manager will work with the BUSD, PX, PM and Superintendents in adhering to company safety health, and environmental policies. This function oversees, leads, directs and enforces safety and works on construction projects to identify, eliminate, and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and or property damage using job specific safety standards, best management practices, and Injury Free Environment Techniques. The Project Safety Manager will have supervisory responsibility for Assistant Project Safety Managers in his/her area of responsibility (if applicable).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees and makes decisions related to project safety, health, and environmental policies such as:
Make decisions related to work stoppage when circumstances are related to an immediate danger to life and health on a project.
Recommend and implement corrective action based on policies, guidelines and procedures.
Investigate and resolve issues on behalf of Turner. Communicate with project staff and subcontractors in connection with resolving field safety issues.
Provide leadership on the project and build working relationships with project staff andeach Subcontractor Safety Representative to ensure proper compliance.
Enforce safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all State, Federal, Local regulations, and owner/contractual requirements.
Supervise and provide guidance for development of Assistant Project Safety Managers (if applicable).
Educate and advise project staff on safety guidelines and policies.
Administer the drug screening program for project.
Responsible for reducing Project Incident Rates by meeting or exceeding established BU goals.
Manage all injuries on his/her project, must accompany worker to medical clinic and be present at all follow up treatments.
Manage project safety budget (if applicable).
Manage regulatory exposures to zero citations.
Takes measures and implements the overall site safety program as required and ensures subcontractor compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations. Responsibilities include:
Contribute to the development of the overall project safety program.
Conduct training and safety meetings.
Create safety reports for the project, analyzing metrics and making recommendations for improvement over baseline.
Review and make recommendations related to subcontractor safety programs.
Evaluate need for training and make recommendations to subcontractors.
Conduct safety audits, issue report of violations and require immediate corrective action by subcontractors.
Investigate and report claim information to BUSD and local claims manager.
May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.
A four year degree in Safety and Health or equivalent is preferred with at least three (3) years of safety experience in building construction OR combination of education / multiple years experience in building construction, with a demonstrated knowledge of building construction safety / environmental principles and techniques.
Strong preference given to local Nevada cadidates.
CHST Certification is strongly preferred.
5+ years of experience on large commercial construction projects; highrise, healthcare and / aviation project experience a plus.
Demonstrated ability to identify known potential exposures and lead implement of corrective actions.
Demonstrated computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite porgrams.
Demonstrated management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to train others.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required for this job includes close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.
Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
VEVRRA Federal Contractor
Division: Turner
Project Location(s): HENDERSON NV US , 89009
Travel Involved: 50-60%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Classification: Experienced
Education: Bachelors Degree
Job Family: Safety
Compensation: Not Specified

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