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Safety Engineer M/F


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 100 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2021-2834  

Position description

Job title

Safety Engineer M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Description

  • Provide specific Health & Safety support to the QSSE Manager
  • Draft or review any Health & Safety related documents as required
  • Attendance at relevant meetings
  • Review and ensure that Health & Safety principles are incorporated and applied
  • Provide progress reports as and when required
  • Identify, develop and promote Programme and Project required Health & Safety polices

Skills and Competencies

  • Minimum of  10 years post graduate experience with experience in major infrastructure projects or programmes; preference will be given to roads, aviation, structures or rail related experience
  • Experience with the planning implementation of temporary and permanent road works to recognised international standards
  • Detailed  knowledge  of  traffic  control  devices  such  as  temporary safety barriers, speed control/speed management measures, traffic signage, road furniture, road markings, pedestrian and cycle crossing measures, as well as infrastructure requirements for traffic signals and roundabouts
  • Knowledge of wide ranging road safety issues relating complex layouts such as     road   tunnels/underpasses/elevated   road   sections/grade  separated interchanges and large traffic signal junctions
  • Experienced user of MS Office
  • Experience of working in Qatar or the Gulf region is desirable
  • Demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multidisciplinary projects
  • In-depth knowledge of project controls procedures.
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of Health & Safety
  • Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures, both internally and with various project stakeholders

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise, guide and support managers in the implementation of Health & Safety practices both on site and within the office environment; working closely with stakeholders to ensure that Health & Safety procedures and policies are being applied on a Programme and Project level
  • Undertake the role of lead contact to senior management for advice and recommendations regarding Safety related issues
  • Provide technical support and advice to the Head of Engineering Support, and act independently as may be required under certain circumstances
  • Work proactively with the Design/Supervising Consultants to resolve any problems related to Safety
  • Coordinate   with   the   Design   Department   to   develop   and  implement improvements to the methods concerning Road Safety Audit to obtain the highest engineering value whenever possible
  • Act as an internal facilitator within the department to identify concerns, areas for improvement, and then act to streamline processes
  • Continually seek and capture lessons learned from the process and use this intelligence to improve systems and tools
  • Liaise effectively with the Design/Supervising Consult

Profile

Mandatory Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering / Science or equivalent (Nebosh Dip. Level 6)
  • 10 Years experiences in the same field & same position
  • OHS Qualification certified by Nebosh (IGC/NGC)
  • OHS Qualification certified by IOSH (Managing Safely & Working Safely)
  • Safety Management Qualification certified in ISO 45001 as Lead Auditor

 

Desirable requirements

  • Evidence of suitable professional qualification or equivalent is preferable
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Arabic language skills
  • Experience of working in Qatar and / or the Gulf region
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
  • Driver’s License

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Qatar

City

Doha

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years