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Turner Construction Company Project Safety Manager in Altoona, Iowa

Position Description: Partner with the BU EHSD, PX, PM and Superintendents to ensure project site compliance with Company Environmental, Health & Safety and risk control policies and procedures. Lead, direct and enforce safety on a single construction project or on multiple smaller projects (not to exceed combined total of $40M) within the business unit’s geographic area, based on the safety staffing requirements as defined by Headquarters EH&S*. Identify, eliminate and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and or property damage using job specific safety standards, best management practices, and the Building L.I.F.E. program.

Reports to: Business Unit EH&S Director

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:**

  • Build working relationships with project staff and Subcontractor Safety Representatives.

  • Contribute to the development of the overall project safety program.

  • Enforce Safety Program and related policies and procedures and implement immediate corrective actions in accordance with Turner, Federal, State and Local regulations and owner requirements.

  • Hold pre-construction planning meeting with subcontractors to review overall site safety program and job hazard analysis for their scope of work, and ensure plans are in place to mitigate risks.

  • Ensure proper pre-planning for all activities and tasks for subcontractors and trades.

  • Manage time and resource allocation appropriately to provide overall safety leadership to assigned project(s).

  • Create safety reports for the project, analyzing metrics and making recommendations for improvement over baseline.

  • If applicable, supervise and provide guidance for the development of Project Safety Assistant, communicating clear objectives, goals and related deliverables and holding direct reports accountable.

  • Evaluate training needs and make recommendations to subcontractors.

  • Actively participate in reducing Project Incident Rates by meeting or exceeding established BU goals and manage regulatory exposures to zero citations.

  • Projects located in the greater Houston area and also have a position in Louisiana.