Project Safety Assistant (College Recruiting - KC)
Kansas City, MO 
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Posted 29 days ago
Job Description
Division: Kansas City
Project Location(s): Kansas City, MO 64105 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved: None/Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Experienced
Education:Bachelors Degree
Job Family:Environmental Health and Safety
Compensation:Salaried Non-Exempt

If you picture yourself doing great things that make a difference in the lives of others, Turner is the place to be. Turner Construction is an industry leading commercial construction general contractor with a 120-year history spanning iconic projects around the globe, including 10 of the world's 100 tallest buildings.

For more than 30 years, Turner's Kansas City office has helped shape our local skyline with projects such as Arrowhead Stadium, Sporting Park, and University of Kansas Hospital Physicians Medical Office Building. Kansas City's current working portfolio includes everything from data centers to elaborate healthcare renovations to elementary schools.

Turner is committed to sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone feels connected, sees themselves represented at all levels of the company, and feels supported to reach their ultimate potential. Turner builds some of the most ambitious projects in the world. The technical expertise of our people makes us a recognized leader in many markets. Our projects are well known. Our people set us apart. We inspire greatness. Can you picture yourself at Turner? If so, apply and let's do great things together!

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.

Qualifications: Four year degree in Occupational Safety and Health, engineering or equivalent is preferred with at least one year of safety experience or combination of education/multiple years of experience in building construction, and a working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques. Ability to identify known potential exposures and recommend corrective actions. Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite program. Demonstrates fundamental management, leadership, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

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 heavy weight.

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

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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