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Project Safety Manager

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Job Description

Position Description: The Project Safety Manager will work with the Business Unit EHS Directors, Project Executives, Project Managers and Superintendents in adhering to company safety health, and environmental policies. This function oversees, leads, directs and enforces safety and work practices 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 EHS Director or Area EHS Manager


Essential Duties

& 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
    • Recommend and implement corrective action based on policies, guidelines and
    • Investigate and resolve issues on behalf of Turner. Communicate with project staff and subcontractors in connection with resolving field safety
    • Provide leadership on the project and build working relationships with project staff and each Subcontractor Safety Representative to ensure proper
    • Enforce safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all State, Federal, Local regulations, and owner/contractual
    • Supervise and provide guidance for development of Assistant Project Safety Managers (if applicable).
    • Educate and advise project staff on safety guidelines and
    • Administer the drug screening program for
    • Responsible for reducing Project Incident Rates by meeting or exceeding established BU
    • Manage all injuries on his/her project, must accompany worker to medical clinic and be present at all follow up
    • Manage project safety budget (if applicable).
    • Manage regulatory exposures to zero


  • 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
    • Conduct training and safety meetings.
    • Create safety reports for the project, analyzing metrics and making recommendations for improvement over
    • Review and make recommendations related to subcontractor safety
    • Evaluate need for training and make recommendations to
    • 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.






·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Safety Professional with a large general contractor or major subcontractor in the commercial construction industry.

  • CHST Certification
  • OSHA 30 Hour, first aid and CPR training as well as proven track record of implementing a strong culture of safety on the


Additional qualifications include:


  • 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
  • Three (3)+ years experience on large commercial construction projects with market segment experience in highrise, healthcare and aviation projects a
  • Demonstrated ability to identify known potential exposures and lead implementation of corrective
  • Demonstrated computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in
  • Demonstrated ability to train


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 handle or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Ability to hear bells, alarms, whistles, etc. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 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.




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