Site Safety Manager

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kandahar Full Time 1559
Date Posted:Jan 6, 2020
Closing Date:Jan 22, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Construction Management,Health/Medical,Security/Safety
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About ZNCC:


ZNCC is established decades before, supports and successfully completed numerous constructions, electrical, and transportation projects for the US and Afghan Governments. ZNCC has experience of implementing multi-millions energy and construction complex projects. Since our inception, we have developed a trusted and reliable firm by building solid relationships with our clients, employees, suppliers and contractors.

Job Summary:

Site HSE will be responsible for establishing policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace. As an HSE you must have excellent attention to identify hazards. The goal is to ensure the workplace meets all legal expectations and actively supports occupational health and safety.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Working as Safety Manager for USACE / USAID Project, Implementing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) & EM385-1-1 rules and regulations.
  2. Assist & implement ZNCC safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including (OSHA).
  3. Perform safety surveys and inspections, prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  4. Conduct post-accident investigation and prepare SIR reports identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.
  5. Assist in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs as per Job site specifics conditions.
  6. Assist and implement EPP & EMMP to maintain environmental conditions as per USACE/USAID requirement.
  7. Review and update monthly all site-specific safety plans with the project teams.
  8. Develop and ensure safe equipment operating techniques.
  9. Periodically check all machines and equipment to make sure they are in good condition.
  10. Review all applicable documentation for completeness to ensure labors can adequately execute their scope of work safely.
  11. Provide and ensure compliance with information, signs, posters, barriers and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  12. Investigate accidents, injuries, or occupational hazards/illnesses to determine causes and put in place preventive measures.
  13. Develop SIR Report and review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections and environmental tests.
  14. Develop, plan, conduct or coordinate worker training sessions for areas such as safety law and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.
  15. Interpret safety regulations in construction safety, and communicate accordingly.
  16. Inspect facilities, machinery, excavations, Scaffoldings, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  17. Evaluate adequacy and relevance of existing policy, Implement corrective action health and safety violations.
  18. Satisfactorily complete any applicable first aid training in fire prevention and suppression, and disaster planning.
  19. Prepare & develop AHA for any definable feature of work; prepare daily and weekly safety report, Weekly Toolbox Talk report, and Quarterly Environmental Safety Report to ZNCC main office. 
  20. Ensure appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn as appropriate during hours of operational activities and assist with all safety activities.
  21. Any other job related tasks that shall be assigned by the competent authority.

Job Requirement:

  1. OSHA 30 Hours, NEBOSH Certified or a degree in occupational health and safety and/or other related fields.
  2. Thorough knowledge of principles of fire prevention and suppression, and disaster planning.
  3. A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in the management of multi-disciplined projects in electrical engineering and construction fields
  4. Experience in Construction Project Management.
  5. Experience of working as Field or Site Safety Manager in USACE/USAID funded projects will be an advantage.

  1. Strong written and verbal communications skills English, Pashto and Dari Languages
  2. Excellent organizational skills
  3. Ability to read and comprehend construction plans, estimates, surveys, and specifications.
  4. Ability to lead negotiations with consultants, contractors, other agencies, and stakeholders to procure resources and formalize cooperative relationships that achieve project goals
  5. Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  6. Ability to exercise flexibility in accommodating shifting priorities, demands, and schedules
  7. Ability to deal tactfully with a diverse group of people in a professional manner in a complex organization.
  8. Strong Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kandahar
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