Project Safety Manager, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job 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).

Reports to: Business Unit Safety Director of the local Business Unit

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Oversees and makes decisions related to project safety, health, and environmental policies such as:
o Make decisions related to work stoppage when circumstances are related to an immediate danger to life and health on a project.
o Recommend and implement corrective action based on policies, guidelines and procedures.
o Investigate and resolve issues on behalf of Turner. Communicate with project staff and subcontractors in connection with resolving field safety issues.
o Provide leadership on the project and build working relationships with project staff and each Subcontractor Safety Representative to ensure proper compliance.
o Enforce safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all State, Federal, Local regulations, and owner/contractual requirements.
o Supervise and provide guidance for development of Assistant Project Safety Managers (if applicable).
o Educate and advise project staff on safety guidelines and policies.
o Administer the drug screening program for project.
o Responsible for reducing Project Incident Rates by meeting or exceeding established BU goals.
o Manage project safety budget (if applicable).
o 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:
o Contribute to the development of the overall project safety program.
o Conduct training and safety meetings.
o Create safety reports for the project, analyzing metrics and making recommendations for improvement over baseline.
o Review and make recommendations related to subcontractor safety programs.
o Evaluate need for training and make recommendations to subcontractors.
o Conduct safety audits, issue report of violations and require immediate corrective action by subcontractors.
o Investigate and report claim information to BUSD and local claims manager.


Qualifications

A four year degree in Safety and Health or equivalent is preferred with at least five (5) years of safety experience or combination of education/multiple years experience in building construction, with a demonstrated knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques. Demonstrated ability to identify known potential exposures and lead implementation of corrective actions. Demonstrated computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite programs. Demonstrated management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing and train others.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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 by this job include 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 75 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.

*May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Job Code
7950
Employment Type
Full-Time
Job Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Required Trades
Health Safety Environment
Required Certifications
N/A
Job Posted Date
2016-04-24
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