Turner Construction is an American construction company with presence in 20 countries. It is a subsidiary of the German company Hochtief. It is the largest domestic contractor in the United States as of 2019, with a revenue of $11.77 billion in 2017
Project Safety Assistant
Educate project staff and Turner Trades personnel on EH&S programs, policies and procedures and provide training on safe work practices.
Review subcontractor safety programs for completeness and compliance with Turner’s policies, regulation, and owner contractual requirements.
Promote safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local regulations, and Owner/contractual requirements.
Administer drug screening program (pre-employment, post-accident, random, and cause) that is consistent with Turner’s and Owner’s requirements.
Coordinate preconstruction meetings with Project Safety Manager and Superintendent.
Ensure that subcontractors are conducting the proper training as per OSHA standards.
Conduct effective worker orientation program for every new employee and administer and record their participation.
Gather pre-task plans and Job Hazard Analyses for all project contractors based on contractual requirements.
Conduct safety meetings and issue minutes of meetings as directed by the Project Safety Manager.
Maintain a log of each subcontractor’s toolbox safety meetings held with their employees.
Provide safety reports to Project Safety Manager as required.
Conduct safety audits and recommend corrective action per Company policy and work with Project Safety Manager to issue reports of any violations or unsafe practices to subcontractors for immediate resolution.
Four year degree in Occupational Safety and Health, engineering or equivalent is preferred with at least one year of safety experience or combination of education/multiple years of experience in building construction, and a working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques. Ability to identify known potential exposures and recommend corrective actions. Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite program. Demonstrates fundamental management, leadership, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.