Safety Officer

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United Arab Emirates
AE - Abu Dhabi
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)

Job Description:

Safety Officer

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Safety Officer to join our team! In this role you will get to provide all necessary assistance to the construction supervision team with respect to all safety, health and environmental issues, review and approve the HSE plans of the contractor and monitor the safety of the works and the safety of the traffic diversions and ensure compliance with the regulations as per OSHAD and DOT.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Be the focal point for all safety issues throughout the construction contract by reviewing contractor’s safety submittals, visiting the site, chairing the weekly safety meetings, following up on non-conformances, and taking a lead role in ensuring the contractor complies with his approved Safety Plan and attends regular safety audits.

  • Assists in the development of the Project Safety, Health and Environment Plan (PSHEP).

  • Monitor the construction activities against the requirements of the project’s health, safety and security management plan.

  • Provides SH&E expertise and ensures project compliance with Corporate SH&E requirements.

  • Provides technical supervision of SH&E performance, qualifications and programs.

  • Assist and participate in SH&E training.

  • Review contractor Method Statement and Risk Assessment (MSRA) and ensure that the document content is adequate and specific for the project.

  • Provides the project with health, safety and environment expertise and ensures the project is in compliance with Abu Dhabi OSHAD – SF and EAD.

  • Check safety requirements in the Method Statements and monitor the implementation during construction.

  • Check proper maintenance, calibration and operation of all safety equipment.

  • Check and ensure that all equipment has been tested by third parties as required and all operators have the proper permits.

  • Check the site security, fire, first aid and welfare facilities and ensure that all procedures appropriate to the Works are provided and properly maintained.

  • Check and ensure that all agreed safety standards and applicable regulations are observed.

  • Assist and participate in site safety training.

  • Participate in the investigation of all accidents and dangerous occurrences.

  • Set a high personal example of Health & Safety at all times.

  • Monitor the application of all safety requirements by Parsons Construction team and report to the HSE Manager any deficiency for corrective action.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or it's equivalent of any 4 years Bachelor's Degree.

  • Minimum 8 years experience in relevant infrastructure projects and as per the project scope of work.

  • With recognized Health and Safety education, certifications ISO 45001:2018, ISO 14001:2015, license or training in UAE (e.g. NEBOSH Diploma, Audit ISO Qualifications, First Aid, Fire Safety, etc.).

  • Computer literate and must posses a UAE driving license.

  • Able to attend physical interviews in UAE.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Preferably with relevant experience working in an engineering consulting firm and infrastructure Project.

  • Have OSHAD-OSHMS Practitioner A or B Certification.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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