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Turner Construction Company Project Safety Assistant in Altoona, Iowa

Position Description: Assist the Project Safety Manager, PX, PM, and Superintendents in enforcing and adhering to Company Environmental Health & Safety and risk management policies and procedures on a construction project. Identify, eliminate, and control hazardous conditions on a project 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: Project Safety Manager or Project EHS Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

Assist with the following:

  • 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.