AECOM Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO) - OCONUS in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Business Line PMCM

Position Title Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO) - OCONUS

Kuwait - Al Kuwayt

Kuwait City

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a highly motivated and creative Safety Manager for an opportunity based in the Middle East. The purpose of this project is to provide technical services including inspections, assessments, repairs, reports, and training for facilities and operations-related projects. Specifically, this project includes electrical inspection and repairs, fire prevention assessment and training, storage and management of government / contractor property, and construction and operations related inspections and assessments at various U.S. military and coalition occupied facilities

This position will require deployment to countries within the U.S. military’s CENTCOM Area of Responsibility, including the TF SAFE operations center in Kuwait. Frequent travel within the CENTCOM AOR is anticipated. This position is contingent upon award of contract.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Operate under the direction of AECOM project manager and corporate quality control to implement the project QC Plans

  • Observe the contractors QA/QC plan is effectively implemented.

  • Perform quality assessments

  • Identify non-conformances and suggest corrective actions / quality improvements

  • Provide daily QC reports

  • Conduct on-site review of work completed

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in Safety

  • OSHA 30 hour (DOL)

  • Must meet requirements as designated in EM 385-1-1 Safety and Health Requirements Manual for SSHO.

  • Experience in projects with electrical systems and/or fire protection systems

  • Current and active Secret level security clearance

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, dust, noise, and chemicals (e.g., fuel oil, lubricants, etc.); position requires often operation of vehicles, lifting of less than 25 pounds, keyboard/mouse operations, andwork around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, repetitive bending & stooping, standing/walking, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), using portable ladders (weight must be 300 lbs. or less), wearing fall protection (weight must be 310 lbs. or less), operating of heavy, moving or dangerous equipment, performing repetitive fine hand movements, and lifting of 25-50 pounds; rarely working at heights, climbing stairs, performing work on electrical circuits, work in confined spaces, working alone on isolated/remote areas, and lifting of greater than 50 ->75 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed Electrician

  • Certifications or professional affiliations as follows: CESCP, ASP, CSP, CHST, or other relevant BCSP or NEBOSH certifications

  • Previous experience working overseas

  • Previous experience working with the U.S. military in Contingency area of operations

  • Previous experience working it the US Army Corps of Engineers

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187231BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.