Site Safety Manager (Helmand, Kandahar, Afghanistan) 215 views

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Working as Safety Manager for USACE / USAID Project, Implementing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) & EM385-1-1 rules and regulations.Assist & implement ZNCC safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including (OSHA).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.Conduct post-accident investigation and prepare SIR reports identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.Assist in the development, evaluation, and upgrading of safety programs as per Job site specifics conditions.Assist and implement EPP & EMMP to maintain environmental conditions as per USACE/USAID requirement.Review and update monthly all site-specific safety plans with the project teams.Develop and ensure safe equipment operating techniques.Periodically check all machines and equipment to make sure they are in good condition.Review all applicable documentation for completeness to ensure labors can adequately execute their scope of work safely.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.Investigate accidents, injuries, or occupational hazards/illnesses to determine causes and put in place preventive measures.Develop SIR Report and review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, and environmental tests.Develop, plan, conduct or coordinate worker training sessions for areas such as safety law and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.Interpret safety regulations in construction safety, and communicate accordingly.Inspect facilities, machinery, excavations, Scaffoldings, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.Evaluate adequacy and relevance of existing policy, Implement corrective action health and safety violations.Satisfactorily complete any applicable first aid training in fire prevention and suppression and disaster planning.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. Ensure appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn as appropriate during hours of operational activities and assist with all safety activities.Any other job-related tasks that shall be assigned by the competent authority.


About Zwakman Nabizai Construction Company (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 in 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 Requirements

Job Requirements:

Skills Description:

Strong written and verbal communications skills English, Pashto, and Dari LanguagesExcellent organizational skillsAbility to read and comprehend construction plans, estimates, surveys, and specifications.Ability to lead negotiations with consultants, contractors, other agencies, and stakeholders to procure resources and formalize cooperative relationships that achieve project goalsExcellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skillsAbility to exercise flexibility in accommodating shifting priorities, demands, and schedulesAbility to deal tactfully with a diverse group of people in a professional manner in a complex organization.Strong Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills.

Qualifications Description:

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

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1 (Extendable)




AFN 35000-50000

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their CV along with a cover letter to no later than 10-Oct-2020. The subject line of the email must be: Site Safety Manager ZNCC/VA-27/2020 

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