Self Perform Safety Assistant

Turner

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 1 month ago

Houston, TX, United States |  req14557

Division: Houston
Project Location(s): Houston, TX 77001 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved:
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Experienced
Education:
Job Family: Environmental Health and Safety
Compensation: Salaried Exempt

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. 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. At Turner, you will work with others who share your passion for solving complex challenges and making a real difference. Our projects are well known. Our people set us apart.

Turner completed its first project in Houston for the Humble Oil Company in 1919 and established a full-service office in 1968. Since then, we have developed and fostered excellent relationships with subcontractors, and through active outreach and community service, we have integrated ourselves into the fabric of the local community. We have worked on some of our city’s most prominent landmarks and are responsible for more than $200 million of construction annually.

If you picture yourself doing great things that make a difference in the lives of others, Turner is the place to be.

Position Description: Assist with enforcement and adherence of company, Environmental Health & Safety, and risk management policies and procedures on construction project. Support identification, elimination, and control of hazardous conditions on project that may lead to injury and/or property damage.

Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with providing training for safe work practices, implementing Building L.I.F.E. (Living Injury Free Every Day), project safety programs and Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) programs, policies, and procedures for construction project and Trade employees.
  • Assist with reviewing subcontractor safety programs for completeness and compliance with company policies, Federal, State, and Local regulations, and owner contract requirements.
  • Assist with reviewing subcontractors training as per OSHA standards.
  • Assist with promoting safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with company, Federal, State, and Local regulations, and owner/contractual requirements.
  • Assist with administration of drug screening program (e.g., pre-employment, post-accident, random, cause) in alignment with company and project owner requirements.
  • Assist with coordination of preconstruction meetings with supervisor.
  • Assist with conducting effective worker orientation program for new employees; administer and record participation.
  • Assist with gathering Pre-Task Plans (PTPs) and Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs) for project contractors based on contractual requirements.
  • Assist with maintaining safety records (e.g., PTPs, JHAs, training records, tool box meetings, OSHA 300 log, Material data Safety Sheets (MSDS) and chemical inventory sheets, incident investigations and metrics).
  • Assist with conducting Safety meetings, record and issue meeting minutes as directed by supervisor.
  • Assist with maintaining log of subcontractor toolbox safety meetings held with their staff and provide summary report to supervisor.
  • Assist with conducting project site safety audits and work area inspections, develop inspection summary including recommendations for corrective action per company policy, and work with supervisor to issue reports of violations or unsafe practices to subcontractors for immediate resolution.
  • Assist with identifying and reporting safety violations or unsafe practices, with emphasis on situations of imminent danger to life or property.
  • Assist with conducting effective worker orientation program for new employees and administer and record participation.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited degree program in Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering, or related field of study, and minimum of 1 year of related construction safety experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Basic knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques
  • Familiar with Federal, State, and local Environmental Health & Safety regulations
  • Familiar with general construction operations
  • Ability to identify safety related exposures and propose corrective actions
  • Demonstrate elements of leadership from within, teamwork, and interpersonal skills to build professional relationships
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and follow through with commitments
  • Exceptional organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking, good judgment, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work to in non-structured environment and flexible to reprioritize responsibilities with management direction
  • Proficient computer and data entry skills, Microsoft Office suite of applications, and collaboration tools
  • Limited travel may be required, access to reliable transportation required

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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands, talk, and hear. The employee frequently views a computer monitor and frequently uses a computer keyboard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to be mobile, and the employee occasionally travels both short and long distances via a variety of conveyances. The employee occasionally performs work on-site at construction work sites, office locations, and/or off-site venues. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works at construction work sites 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 the work environment is usually moderate to loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in an office or remote setting. The noise in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in an office setting. The employee is required to work in compliance with company safety policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer – race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer – race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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