Joanna Dimitrion

  • 8 Windsor Terrace, Yonkers NY

Summary

Analytical thinker, who has worked at the trade contractor, consultant and construction management levels, helping her understand the viewpoint and challenges of the construction industry. Additionally worked with regulatory enforcement agencies in investigations, root causal analyses and preventative method implementation to prevent future re-occurrences. Continually looks to provide sustainable tools and long-term systemic solutions for the organization, and actively involved in the organization's employee resource groups and new hire training programs.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

CCIP Loss Control Director

Lend Lease
  • Serve as liaison between Lend Lease and their insurance carrier and broker for the Lend Lease CCIP and corporate insurance programs, ensuring that projects minimize, mitigate and correct risk exposures 
  • Visit construction sites on a weekly basis
  • Investigate construction incidents on a claim perspective
  • Implement and monitor procedures and protocol to reduce company risk exposure
  • Analyze and evaluate company leading and lagging indicators in insurance recommendations and claims, and communicate these findings via formalized reports to senior leadership, business unit management, and each project team
  • Perform cost benefit analyses on construction means and methods, current risk protocols and loss prevention strategies
May 2008 - Aug 2011

New York Office Environment, Health & Safety Manager

Lend Lease
  • Assessed construction sites for environmental, safety and health hazards
  • Created and provided quarterly audit reports to the Global EH&S group regarding construction site compliance to the Global Minimum Requirements, in addition to federal, state and local regulations
  • Aided in update of Global Minimum Requirement Means and Methods per federal regulatory directive updates
  • Provided training and technical safety and health support to project site teams, trade contractors, and construction workers to identify hazards and prevent injuries and incidents 
Feb 2006 - Mar 2008

OSHA Compliance Consultant

JW Rufolo & Associates, Inc.
  • Interacted daily with the regional and local United States Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) offices in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, in regards to client incident and fatality investigations, and client settlement proceedings
  • Responded to "Notices of Complaint" and additional documentation queries issued by federal attorneys from the United States Department of Labor
  • Corresponded with honorable judges from the United States Department of Labor regarding client cases
  • Aided trade contractor and general contractor clients in: incident investigations, site safety inspections, instituting company safety management systems, creating written health and safety procedures, and providing training resources in varied health and safety topics
  • Visited construction sites, manufacturing facilities, school development projects, commercial development projects, nuclear facilities, waste management facilities and residential developments throughout the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Sep 2005 - Jan 2006

Project Assistant to Vice President

New Brunswick Development Corporation
  • Assisted the project management staff involved in the construction of two projects, a mixed hotel/ residential building and university public administration building, within the city of New Brunswick
  • Coordinated and attended meetings with clients, architects, general contractors, and trade contractors
  • Helped organize marketing events for potential residential buyers

Education

Education
1999 - 2003

Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Public Health

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ