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Siemens Site Safety Officer - Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in United States

Site Safety Officer - Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

  • United States

  • Environmental Protection, Health & Safety

  • 246416

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Job Description

Organization: Siemens Government

Business Unit: Energy & Infrastructure

Requisition Number: 246416

Primary Location: United States--

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Senior level

Education Required Level: Technical Diploma

Travel Required: 20%

Job Description:

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. (SGT) is a U.S. Federal Government focused Energy Service Company (ESCO) specializing in developing and executing Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and other contracts for building automation, HVAC and other energy saving and generation projects.

Position Summary:

As the Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO) you will be the SGT representative at the project site located in Cuba at the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB), to lead the safety and health program, observing and enforcing contract and regulatory requirements, including developing and executing the site-specific Accident Prevention Plan (APP), Activity Hazard Analysis(s) (AHAs), Hazardous Energy Control Plan (HECP), Lift Plans both Standard and Critical, Fall Prevention Plan (FPP) and others as assigned . The SSHO will interface with the Project Manager on site, with customer representatives, and with all subcontractor personnel for training and safety assistance. The SSHO will have direct channel reporting to SGT Corporate Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager. Candidate shall possess a broad range of knowledge as it pertains to OSHA and EM385-1-1 standards. This position will be staffed on a rotational basis such as 8 weeks on NSGB, 2 weeks off duty with a typical work week consisting of 6-10 Hour days. Air transportation to and from NSGB to the successful candidate’s home (closest) international airport will be provided, as will shared housing and necessary electronic equipment needed to perform the role. The rotation schedule, hours worked per week, and air transportation have yet to be finalized. The duration of the construction phase of the NSGB project is approximately 30 months.


  • Overall project safety lead, responsible for coordinating with subcontractor SSHOs to ensure unity of effort on safety throughout the project.

  • Leadtraining such as site specific Safety and Health Orientation for workers andvisitors, Hazard Communication and weekly “toolbox” talks for all Siemens andsubcontractor personnel.

  • Observe,promote, and enforce safe practices, Personal Protective Equipment use,Respiratory Protection Program, Lock-out/Tag-out and other necessaryprocedures.

  • Lead,participate in, and document meetings for safety and health planning andaction, such as Lock-out coordination with the customer and mobile crane liftplans.

  • Anticipate,recognize and control occupational health hazards, including heat stress,hazardous materials, and confined space entry.

  • Completeand file project safety and health documentation, including daily inspections,hot work permits, new and updated Activity Hazard Analysis etc.

  • Performincident management by taking immediate action in case of mishap (injury,vehicle or property damage, and near misses).

  • Investigate,report, and communicate on root cause and corrective actions taken to avoid reoccurrence.


  • United States Citizen with no dual citizenship, ties to another country or foreign work/citizenship Visa

  • Associate’sdegree in a related field

  • Minimumfive (10) years on-the-job EHS experience.

  • Completionof the OSHA 30 hour outreach course for Construction or General Industry, plusannual refresher training as required.

  • Currentcertification held in First Aid and CPR

  • Familiaritywith US Army Corps of Engineers EM 385-1-1 Safety Manual requirements.

  • Wellversed in electrical and arc flash safe practices, NEC and NFPA 70E.

  • Familiarwith fall prevention and protection requirements, ANSI Z359, including roofwork and personal fall arrest systems.

  • Experienceworking with mobile construction equipment, including cranes, forklifts,scissor lifts and other aerial work platforms.

  • Abilityto speak clearly in front of groups, to answer questions, and to explain thereasons behind safety rules.

Security Clearance:

Must be US citizen with the ability to obtain a federal government security clearance, if later required

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