AECOM Safety Manager in Karwar, India

India - Karnataka, Karwar

Job Summary

The Indian Navy has appointed AECOM as the project management consultant for its prestigious Project Seabird – Phase IIA. The largest naval infrastructure project for India, it involves creation of a naval base at Karwar on the west coast of India. Upon completion, this $3 billion program and effort will provide the Indian Navy with its largest naval base on the west coast and also the largest naval base east of the Suez Canal.

During the decade-long project, AECOM will manage and oversee the planning, design, contracting, construction and acceptance of the entire works, including construction of a new Naval Air Station.

AECOM is looking for a Safety Specialist The responsibilities for this role shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Inspiring participation in the AECOM safety culture

  • Advising the Project Director on safety leadership and safety and emergency preparedness issues

  • Advising the Employer on matters of safety and emergency preparedness

  • Educating the AECOM site engineers and inspectors in monitoring the safe working of Contractors

  • Educating the engineers of the Contractors and Employer on safety issues

  • Supervising the work of safety officers

  • Ensuring that Contractors have approved safety procedures including emergency plans and procedures on each contract of the project

  • Auditing Contractors’ compliance with their approved safety and emergency plans

  • Monitoring the construction supervision team’s day to day safety inspection/checks at the works sites and their issuance of NCR for unsafe acts

  • Recommending alterations in safety plans based on changes in equipment and site conditions

  • Working with project Contractors to drive the safety culture to achieve the Safety objectives of the project

  • Contributing to preparation/finalization/update of Safety, Health and Environmental Manual

  • Compiling safety statistics and comparison with benchmarks and project KPIs

  • Contributing to periodic project reports

  • Enforce ethics and compliance policy including Third Party payment, Sub-consultancy engagement process and Gift and Entertainment policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • BE/B.Tech Engineering .

  • Excellent working knowledge of industry practices/safety/quality management systems.

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

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in construction site safety and environmental management

  • Minimum 5 years of experience on large (>USD 50 million) construction projects

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working for an international construction contractor or consulting firm

Preferred Qualifications

  • Be able to communicate at all levels of work force (i.e. Labourers, Foreman, safety team, project engineers).

  • Clearly communicate in both verbal and written English.

  • Be confident, professional, & assertive. Must be able to handle conflict appropriately.

  • Be proactive - thinking outside of the box to help anticipate and solve hazardous conditions.

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.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Transportation

Business Group

Country India

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 204449BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.