AECOM Senior Safety Engineer, Qatar in Doha, Qatar

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149377BR

Position Title Senior Safety Engineer, Qatar

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Transportation

Country Qatar

State/Province/Region QA - Ad Dawhah

City Doha

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


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a highly qualified Senior Safety Engineer who will be responsible for establishing, managing and monitoring compliance with company and local safety regulations for the construction phase of the project, including the safety of AECOM project staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Safety, Health and Environment (SH&E) resources are managed in the best continuing interests of the company.

  • Responding to unforeseen circumstances and taking appropriate action.

  • Providing advice, guidance, and support to all personnel including Directors, Managers, Supervisors and engineers at all levels on all matters relating to Safety, Health and Environment in the workplace.

  • Implementing the strategy for Safety, Health and Environmental compliance in all locations in the region.

  • Setting realistic objectives, goals and targets while enrolling all personnel into the process.

  • Maintaining a culture that allows all individuals and teams to provide positive input into Safety, Health and Environment in their workplace.

  • Developing and maintaining excellent communications with all levels of staff providing advice, guidance, support and management assistance in a timely and quality manner.

  • Engaging in active personal development while assisting project resources in their individual development. Communicating effectively with external colleagues (Health & Safety and Environment Authorities, Local National and International Authorities, Clients representatives, Contractors etc ensuring a coordinated and compliant approach to Safety, Health and Environmental management.

  • Monitoring policies, procedures, programs, standards, and design criteria affecting construction safety on multiple projects.

  • Demonstrating a professional integrity and personal pride in producing excellent results. Interacting freely and effectively with all people, both internal and external to the company.

  • Working as a team player generating a professional and productive atmosphere.

  • Determining cause of unsafe acts and conditions through procedure review, equipment and facilities inspection, and worker observation with corrective action recommendations provided.

  • Participating in the investigation of site accidents and incidents.

  • Managing, developing and delivering SH&E Training for the Project Staff. Collecting and analyzing injury and safety survey statistical data and writing technical reports. Maintaining compliance with governmental regulatory agencies.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience and qualification in Safety at major highway projects is required. He must possess excellent working knowledge of industry practices/safety/quality management systems.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Up to date knowledge of all issues relating to Safety, Health and Environment in the Middle East.

  • Ability to communicate in a practical and commercial manner at all levels of the organisation.

  • Extensive knowledge of design, consultancy, construction, PMCM practices and how they interact across business lines.

  • Ability to innovatively plan ahead for future development of Safety, Health and Environment within the Business.

  • Ability to manage and oversee a team of project safety resources.

  • Ability to participate in meetings with people at all levels of management both internally and externally.

  • Ability to design develop and deliver training for all staff within the project.

  • Flexibility to work on a 48 hour/6 day per week schedule.


Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should have a Degree in Occupational Safety or in a related field plus a designation of Certified Safety Professional (CSP) / Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) or (NEBOSH) The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health or working towards this.

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.