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Director of Field Operations in the Technical Services Group
John Connolly has in excess of 34 years experience in the construction industry with more than 22 years dedicated specifically to safety management. He is Director of Field Operations in the Technical Services Group for TSC.
John is a NYC Licensed Site Safety Manager and is responsible for the managing the direct supervision and coordination of approximately 120 safety professionals working on major construction projects. In addition, John is one of the lead environmental health and safety instructors for TSC.
He has vast knowledge of local and federal building code rules and, in particular, safety code regulations with field experience on countless high-rise construction projects.
Prior to joining TSC, John was Director of Safety at Atlantic-Heydt Scaffolding and Hoist Corp. where he was responsible for coordinating the effective enforcement of the safety of personnel on all high-rise construction and alteration projects throughout the NYC area.
In addition, John monitored, mentored and regularly trained more than 100 employees to enforce and recommend safety and health practices, prepared site-specific safety and health programs as well as hazard communication programs. He also worked with staff to eliminate potential citations as well as prepare preventative safety procedures in concert with the U.S. Dept. of Labor (OSHA).
John studied Civil Engineering and Business Management at Lehman College and has participated in several continuing education programs. He has multiple licenses and training certifications from organizations such as OSHA, FDNY, NYC District Council of Carpenters, Department of Transportation, United States Department of Labor, Metropolitan Transit Authority, and New Jersey Transit. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
John was also featured in The New York Real State Journal as Executive of the Month.
Title: Director of Field Operations
Company: Total Safety Consulting
Location: 751 Broadway Bayonne, NJ 07002
Birthplace: Bronx, New York
Education: Some college
First job outside of construction safety: a butcher cutting meat
First job in construction safety or in the field: Supervisor
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I now manage and oversee a
large number of field safety managers. In the future – sit back and relax
How do you unwind from a busy day? Listen to music
Favorite book or author: Favorite book: Patton
Favorite movie: The Enforcer
Last song you purchased/downloaded? Sway – Rolling Stones
One word to describe your work environment: Lively
Rules to live by in business: Deal With It Now !
What is your dream job? Airline Pilot
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