Safety Engineer

PS Tech

Job Description

  • Lead, manage, guide and motivate team members to deliver DNO&M objectives, ensure they work safely and comply with all company policies, procedures and regulations and provide technical expertise and knowledge when required.
  • Develop a safety culture improvement strategy for DNO&M and associated contractors in line with PWA’s vision and values
  • Lead investigations of serious incidents on any DNO&M site which involves fatality or large scale emergency evacuation and provide report and recommendations within agreed timescales.
  • Provide and agree annual plans and budgets necessary for successful implementation of H&S strategy and manage delivery against target (includes plans and budgets for supplies, equipment, resources and training).
  • Identify, monitor and take necessary actions to achieve agreed H&S KPI targets.
  • Ensure appropriate H&S technical input to all DNO&M tender submissions and contracts submissions prior to award.
  • Lead successful implementation of H&S policies, management systems, standards and working practices in DNO&M and ensure all DNO&M employees and contractors comply.
  • Liaise with the Quality, Safety and Environment Department to ensure alignment of systems and working practices.
  • Determine H&S training needs and provide necessary justification for need, scope and people to be trained.
  • Define, implement and manage production of all H&S reports and identify trends and variances which require further investigation and action.
  • Monitor issue of permits (entry, confined space, shutdown, etc.) as per DNO&M’s permit procedure.
  • Ensure adherence to Health and Safety Policy and Procedures and comply with any new work instructions.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Relevant Subject (e.g. Engineering/ Health and Safety)
  • Education qualification obtained from North America, West Europe, Australia
  • Holder of Diploma in NEBOSH, OSHA or equivalent
  • Holder of certificate in Confined Space Entry, Working at Height, First Aid and Hazard Assessment as a minimum
  • Holder of current/valid Qatar Driving License
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ relevant experience, preferably working in water/ waste water industry including five years in a H&S management position and leading a team.
  • In depth knowledge of Health and Safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary Organisation preferably in the Middle East
  • Knowledge of management systems and ISO accreditation
  • Knowledge and experience in contract management
  • Ability to deliver and support change
  • Ability to influence and engage stakeholders and staff at all levels within the organisation
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Packages
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English is essential
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in Arabic is preferred


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Relevant Subject

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