Donald Reith – The Appeal To Safety Owner Resume

Donald Reith Safety Manager

Donald Reith – The Appeal To Safety LLC

(cell) 347-359-7687    email: reithdonald@yahoo.com

203 Beach 96 Street, Rockaway Park NY 11693

Objective

Hard working attention to detail driven construction professional with over 20 years of field experience.

I have worked as a Local 46 Ironworker and produced on some of the biggest construction projects in the New York City area to include the World Trade Center Memorial Museum; Water Tunnel #3; Tallman Island & Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment plants; the Joseph Addabbo Memorial Bridge Restoration project; and more.

Performed inspections on all new buildings in the New York City area as a Construction Inspector for Department of Buildings as a member of the Concrete Unit.

Verifying construction followed approved Department of Buildings plans.

Safety measures were taken as per building code.

Responsible for writing violations for structural issues and safety measures that were not in compliance with NYC Building code.

Prepared ECB violations and appropriate evidence for ECB court lawyers.

High-level proficiency in writing skills, building code and regulations, site management, communication, and customer service.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Team Building and Leadership       Safety and Compliance Management
  • Safety and Compliance Management Organization and Time Management
  • Knowledge of Building Code Reading and Interpreting Blueprints
  • Effective Communication Skills Project Documentation and Forecasting
  • Customer Service Quality Control Management

Employment History

Scorpio Safety 

6/2019 – Present

Concrete Safety Manager

Worked as a licensed Concrete Safety Manager overseeing safety in entire concrete operation. Maintained a daily NYC Concrete Safety Manager logbook. Inspected all shoring, formwork, reshores, rebar installation and boom-truck operations to ensure no deviations from approved plans. Ensured that all safety straps were installed correctly and maintained a logbook. Ensured that pump line, vertical netting, elevator platforms, site safety plans, reshores, and rigging were done according to approved D.O.B. plans and regulations. Oversee all aspects of safety on the job to ensure compliance with Department of Buildings and O.S.H.A. code and regulations. Interacted with supervisors, site safety managers and site superintendents on a professional basis daily to facilitate ongoing communication and furtherance of job-site goals.

 

Tully Construction Inc.

5/2018 – 8/2019

EHS Manager

Site Safety Representative/ EHS Manager in charge of overseeing safety of all operations of Heavy Construction (Civil) at Atlantic Yards, Bruckner Viaduct and other Tully projects.

Attend weekly meetings/ perform daily inspections onsite/ prepare daily jobsite analysis controls/ hazards of all jobsite operations.

Hold weekly ToolBox Talks with an emphasis on job-site safety issues.

Correct and educate workers on how to work safely according to OSHA and NYC Building Code/ DOT safety specifications/ MPT.

Write Incident reports documenting safety accidents/ incidents with an emphasis on the Root Cause to mitigate/ eliminate any further repeat safety issues.

Orientate new members to job-site project and keep an OSHA photo log as well as forwarding relevant identification to Payroll and Insurance.

Coordinate with all NY State officials/ inspectors/ Superintendents/ construction officials to mitigate/ eliminate any and all daily safety issues as they arise.

Structure Compliance Inc. 

9/2017 – 04/2018

Concrete Safety Manager

Concrete Safety Manager

Worked as a licensed Concrete Safety Manager overseeing safety on entire concrete operations performed by sub-contactor Navillus Concrete Inc. at Tishman Speyer general contactor job-site. Maintained a daily NYC Concrete Safety Manager logbook. Inspected all shoring, formwork, reshores, rebar installation and boom-truck operations to ensure no deviations from approved plans. Ensured that all safety straps were installed correctly and maintained a logbook. Ensured that pump line, vertical netting, elevator platforms, site safety plans, reshores, and rigging were done according to approved D.O.B. plans and regulations. Oversee all aspects of safety on the job to ensure compliance with Department of Buildings and O.S.H.A. code and regulations. Interacted with supervisors, site safety managers and site superintendents on a professional basis daily to facilitate ongoing communication and furtherance of job-site goals.

Parkside Construction Inc. 

6/2016 – 9/2017

Concrete Safety Manager

Worked as a licensed Concrete Safety Manager overseeing safety in entire concrete operation. Maintained a daily NYC Concrete Safety Manager logbook. Inspected all shoring, formwork, reshores, rebar installation and boom-truck operations to ensure no deviations from approved plans. Ensured that all safety straps were installed correctly and maintained a logbook. Ensured that pump line, vertical netting, elevator platforms, site safety plans, reshores, and rigging were done according to approved D.O.B. plans and regulations. Oversee all aspects of safety on the job to ensure compliance with Department of Buildings and O.S.H.A. code and regulations. Interacted with supervisors, site safety managers and site superintendents on a professional basis daily to facilitate ongoing communication and furtherance of job-site goals.

 

New York City Department of Buildings – New York, N.Y. 

2015 – 2016

Construction inspector – Concrete Unit

Responsibilities include inspection of all new buildings in the New York City area to verify construction work in compliance to NYC Building code. Verified structural elements were built according to approved Dept. of Buildings design drawings. Verified all safety measures were applied on construction site as per NYC Building code. Verified that Site Safety manager and Concrete Safety manager were upholding their responsibilities as per NYC Building code. Verified that concrete was tested, stored, placed, and batched according to approved TR-3 concrete design mix. Verified that TR-1 Special Inspector and TR-2 Testing laboratories were in accordance with Dept. of Buildings requirements.

Local 46 Ornamental, Bridge and Reinforcing Ironworkers – New York, N.Y.     

2000 – 2014

Foreman/Reinforcing Ironworker

Supervised reinforcement cast-in-place concrete production on various large construction projects in the New York City vicinity. Worked on high-rise, heavy construction, foundation, bridge, and wastewater treatment plants. Responsibilities included logistics, planning, coordination, blueprint reading, bending, securing/tying, rigging/signaling crane, team leading, organizing, management, coordinating with other trades to ensure construction schedule was maintained in a timely and productive fashion. I supervised Construction Safety on job-sites to include ensuring work crews followed all applicable OSHA, FDNY and NYC Building code protocols.

I am currently a dues paying member of Local 46. My last year working as a Local 46 union member was in 2014.

 

John Picone Incorporated – Lawrence, N.Y.

Foreman/Reinforcing ironworker                                            2002 – 2012

Supervised/Worked on many large-scale heavy construction projects throughout the New York City vicinity to include Newtown Wastewater Treatment plant from 10/14/2002 – 03/19/2004. Water Tunnel #3 Shafts from 04/11/2005 – 02/20/2008.Supervised/Worked on Tallman Island Wastewater Treatment plant from 11/17/2009 – 02/07/2012. Supervised/Worked on Joseph P. Addabbo Bridge restoration/rehabilitation Project from 03/19/2012 – 07/30/2012. I supervised Construction Safety on job-sites to include ensuring work crews followed all applicable OSHA, FDNY and NYC Building code protocols.

 

Crimson Construction Corporation – New York, N.Y.                                                              2008 – 2009

Project Manager/Foreman

Supervised and coordinated all phases of cast-in-place reinforced concrete for hotel project on corner of Washington Street adjacent to World Trade Center site and across the street from the Deutsche Building. Construction started as a restoration project of existing building to include providing extra reinforced concrete support to all columns, walls, and beams from 1st – 13th floors and went to structural steel and metal decking from the 13th Floor – Roof. Worked as a Project Manager/Supervisor coordinating all aspects of reinforced Cast-in-place concrete production. I supervised Construction Safety on job-sites to include ensuring work crews followed all applicable OSHA, FDNY and NYC Building code protocols.

 

Darcon Construction Incorporated – New York, N.Y.                                                               09/2008 – 07/2008

Project Manager/Supervisor

Supervised and coordinated all phases of cast-in-place reinforced concrete for United Nations Building high-rise building. Coordinated all aspects of reinforced concrete cast-in-place concrete while supervising a 30-man crew. I supervised Construction Safety on job-sites to include ensuring work crews followed all applicable OSHA, FDNY and NYC Building code protocols.

 

Education and Professional Development

·  New York City College of Technology

– earned 44 credits in Construction Management program.

Need 20 more for Associates degree. Plan to continue to Bachelors degree.

2014 – Present

  • Attended Buildings University at New York City Dept. of Buildings
  • Acquired OSHA 30, OSHA 10, NYC D.O.B. 4HR. Scaffolding, OSHA Confined Space Hazard Awareness, OSHA Fall Protection Awareness, 30HR. Concrete Safety Manager course
  • Acquired ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1 Certificate
  • ACI Associate Concrete Special Inspector License
  • Concrete Safety Manager License
  • Construction Fire Safety Manager license
  • Applying thru Dept. of Buildings for Site Safety Coordinator license (Recently updated SSM/SSC 8 Hour refresher course)
  • Honorable Discharge/ Air Assault qualified/ Jungle Expert from 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell KY 01/03/1984 – 12/28/1986

Computer Skills

Versed in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Passed introductory AUTO-CAD class as part of curriculum at NYC College of Tech

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