Make a Difference in the Lives of Our People, Customers and Community.
We recognize our primary asset is people. To be successful, Turner must be a rewarding place to work. We provide opportunity and encouragement to help our people reach their potential. We work with our clients as a team. Mutual respect provides the foundation for our success.
We remain true to our founding values of quality, honesty and hard work. We have the highest ethical standards in the industry. We do the right thing. Turner is a business based on trust. Turner is consistently associated with the high standards of service, quality, personal attention to clients, and integrity. Because of this reputation the company has the privilege of leading some of the highest profile, often one-of-a-kind, projects in the world.
We are proactive in finding solutions for our clients that best achieve their goals. We understand that lasting relationships are the lifeblood of our business so we pay personal attention to our clients by focusing on them as individuals. Our founder, Henry C. Turner, referred to our clients, appropriately, as our respected friends.”
Safe: Live Injury Free Every Day
Turner has earned Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Services (OHSAS) 18001 registration, which recognizes the development and implementation of a comprehensive safety program that strives to provide and maintain the safest possible work conditions.
Turners safety first philosophy is trademarked as Building L.I.F.E.® (Living Injury Free Every day). The Building L.I.F.E. approach strives to eliminate worksite incidents through pre-planning construction activities with safety engagement commencing at project pursuit. These standards along with our policies, mandatory safety inspections and training programs have created a comprehensive and effective safety organization. Building L.I.F.E. is supported by four guiding principles:
Injuries are Preventable
Perform a Job Only if it is Safe
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment
Practice and Expect Safe Behavior Everywhere, Every Day.
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Diverse and Inclusive
Turner fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion in which all employees contribute creative ideas, seek challenges, and have the opportunity to grow. Our diverse and inclusive workforce positions the company to grow, enhances our presence in diverse markets, and helps us build enduring relationships with each other, industry partners, and our clients.
We do our best work in teams made up of individuals with different backgrounds, skills and passions so we cultivate diversity in our offices and on our sites. We strive to recognize our similarities and celebrate our differences. Inclusion is leveraging these differences to build a foundation for personal and professional growth. A culture of inclusion encourages and seeks new ideas and experiences, values and engages everyone.
Turner recognizes the importance of innovation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. The process of building a company and a workforce for the future requires tremendous adaptability and vision. A key element of our company vision is to develop and embrace emerging technologies and processes. As part of our effort to achieve this vision, Turner fosters a culture where employees share their ideas and engagement with one another to develop innovative ideas as well as evaluate and implement improvements at Turner.
To accelerate the generation and development of innovative ideas as well as the evaluation and implementation of improvements at Turner, the company has an Innovation Group and a Change Management Team. The Innovation Group helps coordinate and support efforts to generate and develop ideas that can help transform our company and our industry. This group is charged with keeping our company at the forefront of innovation in order to create greater value for our clients and partners. The Change Management Team supports the implementation of improvements at Turner. The team manages a consistent process which will help us capture the realized value of the many ideas which flow from our people.
Turner embraces a Lean management approach, and a culture that emphasizes collaboration, reliability of scheduling and delivery of the most value while consuming the fewest resources. Lean principles drive the efficient delivery of our services. Lean culture emphasizes re-imagining and eliminating waste in all forms and creating predictable, reliable workflows.
On projects that develop and maintain a Lean culture of continuous improvement, our project teams have experienced improvements in design team and trade contractor relationships, communication, scope definition, coordination, cost and schedule performance.
Turner understands the environmental, social, and economic impact of our activities and that it is our responsibility to conduct our business in a transparent and ethical manner that supports our goals for client service, community involvement, environmental performance, financial strength and employee health, safety and wellbeing. Our core values of integrity, teamwork and commitment guide our activities and we expect the organizations with which we do business to share our commitments.
Deliver Environmentally Responsible Client Services
Provide Employees with an Attractive Working Environment
Be an Active Community Partner
Maintain High Ethical Standards
Drive Continuous Improvement
These principles serve as the foundation of our actions.
Recognizing that sustainable best practices have changed and will continue to evolve, Turner will lead by example and serve as ambassadors for environmental, social and economic sustainability. We will utilize our technical expertise to create a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for our people, clients and the environment.
Active Community Partner
Turners commitment to community and educational outreach is rooted in the belief that service is an essential part of good corporate citizenship. We participate in and sponsor a wide variety of programs which support youth education, health and welfare, military service members and improving the viability of local businesses.