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Safety Officer


Support the safety planning process for contractor activities. Provides oversight of contractor field activities as required to ensure compliance with EHS requirements.

Years of Experience Req.:
4 Years+
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Safety Officer

Job Summary:

Support the safety planning process for contractor activities.  Provides oversight of contractor field activities as required to ensure compliance with EHS requirements. 

Core Responsibilities:

Support Safety Planning process by providing guidance on Method Statements development, including haz444525.902152ards identification and proposed control measures.

Provide Safety Induction Training for new contractor employees on EHS Guidelines.

Responsible for review and acceptance of safety planning documents (e.g., Method statements, Rigging Plans, Excavation Plans, etc.) for all contractor related activities.

Responsible for field inspections to identify violations to safety plan requirements or established EHS practices.

Support contractors on the resolution of safety violations to bring them into compliance with established EHS practices.

Support incident investigations to determine root causes and corrective action alternatives.

Responsible for documentation of safety inspection and incidents.

Core Competencies:

Communication: Displays good written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills.

Problem Solving: Analyses situations and makes sound recommendations in a timely manner to facilitate management decisions.

Interpersonal Skills: Tactful and mature demeanour with well good ability to work well with diverse personalities.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree 

Knowledge of OSHA Construction Industry Regulations (30-hr OSHA Training or equivalent)

At least 5 years experience in field construction activities

DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company delivering Full Service Engineering with a ‘client first’ mentality and personal touch across a range of market sectors: Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health & Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up. We have one goal: to deliver more than our clients expect first time, every time.

We’ve been serving industry around the world for 40 years plus, relied on for our agility, original thinking, sound judgement and high-calibre people. What sets us apart is the rapport we build with our clients and the care we take to gain a fundamental understanding of our client’s businesses. We employ over 1600+ people out of our Fifteen office locations and we serve a broad range of clients ranging from multinational companies to small generic producers.  

DPS Engineering is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Recruitment Agencies: Please do not reply to this job advert.

To apply: If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone Shane Whyte on  or send your CV to 

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