Safety Officer

  • Full Time
  • Doha, Qatar
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Parsons

Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Safety Officer is responsible to check all safety measures on-site to ensure compliance with the standards and approved safety plan. He will be proactive when noticing any potential danger to life or properties and stop the work if necessary or correct the fault immediately. Monitor the activities on the site and the compliance by both the supervision team and the contractor with the site safety plan and safety regulations.

Check the site activities regularly to ensure compliance with safety plans and safety rules.

Report any safety violation immediately to the Senior Safety Engineer and the Resident Engineer.

Act immediately to prevent accidents and potential harm to people and properties on the site. That includes stopping the work or ordering immediate actions if necessary.

Check the traffic diversions to ensure safe operations and smooth traffic flow.

Assist the Senior Safety Engineer in conducting safety training to the Consultant’s staff and other employees.

Attend all tool box talks with the Contractor Safety Engineer and maintain records.

Monitor the site activities to ensure all activities are performed in a safe way.

Prepare accident reports in cooperation with the Senior Safety Engineer.

Set a high personal example of Health & Safety at all times.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 7 years experiences as Safety Officer in major roads and highways project.

Recognized HSE qualification certificate level from IOSH or NEBOSH.

GCC experience is preferred.

A large project experience is preferred.

Thorough knowledge on International Best Practices.

Good leadership skills to coordinate safety activities. Capable of developing site action plans. Good written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with project personnel and project management.

The candidate whose experience has been predominantly with private consultancy firms is highly preferred.