AECOM Officer - Safety , Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151516BR

Position Title Officer - Safety , Abu Dhabi

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

The HSE Officer will monitor, advise and report on all activities related to Health, Safety and Environment, AECOM HSE Management System and Project HSE Procedures. To assist in contributing to the safe work environment through encouraging a safe workplace culture and raising awareness to reduce the number of incidents and injuries.

Minimum Requirements

•Planning for HSE

•Assisting with implementing AECOM‟s OHS plans and strategies

•Encouraging a Culture of Safety

•Encourage the prompt reporting of hazards & risks

•Raise management and staff awareness of safety accountabilities & responsibilities

•Ensuring Workplace Safety

•Assist in addressing identified actions resultant from SMS and Work Cover audits at sites as required

•Liaise with relevant authorities in respect to OHS Issues


•Conduct safety induction programs

•Maintain accurate records and filing systems in line with Company and project requirements

•Work Cover administration

•Return to work coordination

•Compile and analysis of work injury statistics

-Professional Development

•Keep up-to-date with developments in the OHS field including

•legislation, regulations, guidelines and best practice

•Review SHE plans and risk assessments prepared by contractors

•Monitor site activities and compliance of contractors with SHE plans and relevant legislations

•Prepare and liaise with Team lead to issue SHE notices and follow up on implementation of rectification measures and their close out

Preferred Qualifications

•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in HSE works in similar Projects out of a minimum of 8 years overall experience.

•Effective oral and written communication skills. And competent at writing reports – can present views clearly and concisely in good written English.

•Detailed knowledge of construction techniques, method statements with knowledge of risk assessments, and identification of risks. Ability to generate HSE audit reports and evaluations

•Diploma from a recognized Institution in a construction related engineering discipline.

•Tertiary qualification in OHS desirable

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.


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