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Turner Construction Company Construction Project Safety Manager in Seattle, Washington

Turner Construction , a leading General Contractor with a 117 year history spanning iconic projects across the world, is looking for safety professionals to manage the site safety program on large, ground up construction projects for our Seattle office.

This is an exciting opportunity for an integral position within Turner's busy Seattle office's EH&S team. Along with the superintendent and project team, the Project Safety Manager is responsible for implementation and continuous improvement of Turner’s Building L.I.F.E. program, ensuring the well-being of all on site. Turner prides itself on leading the industry in safety protocols and resources. Turner prioritizes giving its EH&S team everything it needs to ensure success.

Experience as theon-site project safety manager on a high rise or substantially similar project isrequired . Turner values leaders who are actively engaged in problem solving, and encourage their teams to ask questions and share opinions and new ideas. Candidates with excellent interpersonal communication skills looking to contribute to supportive team structures and mentorship are encouraged to apply.

Position Description: Partner with the EH&S Director and project team to ensure project site compliance with Company Environmental, Health & Safety and risk control policies and procedures. Lead, direct and enforce safety on a construction project within the business unit’s geographic area, based on the safety staffing requirements as defined by Turner HQ Safety team. 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: Seattle 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.