Versar, Inc. will provide technical services including inspections, assessments, repairs, reports and training for facilities throughout the US Army’s Central Command Area of Responsibility primarily including Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Qatar, and Bahrain.
Services include electrical inspection and repairs of LIFE / HEALTH / SAFETY (LHS) deficiencies, storage management of Government Property / Contractor Acquired Property (GP / CAP), construction and operations related inspections and assessments.
The work will take place at existing US Military and coalition occupied facilities within the CENTCOM AOR.
Position Responsibilities :
Site Safety and Health Officer will operate under the general direction for the company's Safety Director and will lead safety operations for the TF SAFE project.
The Safety Officer will work to ensure that operations, engineering and electrical inspection activities are conducted in compliance with applicable Federal, Industry and Client safety regulations. Tasks will include :
Implement and manage a program safety plan in accordance with EM 385-1-1 Safety and Health Requirements Manual.
Positively interface between the Client and the Contractor’s project teams and resources.
Implement accident and loss prevention programs.
Conduct regular safety audits of site in order to prevent any incidents.
Conduct daily safety meetings with on-site personnel (toolbox talks).
Develop plans, procedures and programs to meet the specific safety needs of the Contractor.
Maintain records of training activities and employee programs, monitoring their effectiveness.
Maintain records and reporting systems on lost time accidents and property losses.
Identify loss producing conditions and practices, recommending appropriate corrective action.
May develop training manuals and training aids for internal division use and be able to train employees on fundamentals of the Accident Prevention Program.
Assist in the creation of Activity Hazard Analysis.
Support and comply with all components of Accident Prevention Program.
Keep record of all incidents, injuries, near misses, etc. and submit proper documentation to Director of Safety.
Minimum Qualifications :
The Site Safety and Health Officer shall have no less than five years of experience managing similar safety programs with 20+ personnel under USACE programs in accordance with EM 385-1-1 Safety and Health Requirements Manual.
SSHO will be qualified IAW EM 385-1-1, Section 01.A.17.
Completed the 30-hour OSHA General Industry safety class.
Completed the 30-hour OSHA Construction Industry safety class.
As an equivalent, formal construction or industry safety and health training covering the subjects of the OSHA 30-hour course and the EM 385-1-1.
SSHO must be a licensed electrician.
Candidate must have exceptional computer skills in common business software including email, preadsheets and document (MS-Outlook, MS-Excel, MS-Project, and MS-Word or equivalent).
International experience and CENTCOM specific experience is preferred.
Additional Information :
The candidate must have the ability to work under austere conditions in Kuwait and must pass a medical screening physical.
Lodging location is in Kuwait City and work location is on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
The candidate must pass a background check and be cleared by the US government before deployment.
The candidate must possess a valid US Passport with a minimum of 18 months before expiration.
The work locations are in remote areas of CENTCOM and the quality of life support is moderate.
Candidates should expect to work six days a week, 12 hours a day.
Lodging and transportation will be provided by Versar. Meals will be provided by the US Government in Dining Facilities.
The candidate must commit to a one-year employment term in Kuwait. During this term, the candidate will receive two, two-week Rest and Relaxation periods outside of CENTCOM.
Standard US wages will be uplifted for remote working conditions, and an elevated work week of 72 hours per week.