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Site Safety & Health Officer

United States
Environmental Protection, Health & Safety

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Government Services
Business Unit: Government Services
Requisition Number: 230558
Primary Location: United States--
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens, uniquely qualified to perform work for the U.S. Government. We are focused on enhancing the safety and security of the nation's assets and infrastructure, as well as assisting to improve operational and energy performance.

As an independent U.S. company with its own Board of Directors, SGT maintains a unique relationship with Siemens. We are able to leverage resources of professionals world-wide with demonstrated domain expertise and proven past performance to manage large-scale, mission critical programs. The future of SGT is bright. By integrating world-class people, process, products and technology, SGT is expanding its role as an important part of our nation's security.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity to grow your career with a well-established company.

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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 every work day, to lead the safety and health program, observing and enforcing contract and regulatory requirements, including developing and executing the site-specific Accident Prevention Plan. 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).


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

·        Lead training such as Safety and Health Orientation, Hazard Communication and weekly “toolbox” talks for all Siemens and subcontractor personnel.

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

·        Lead, participate in, and document meetings for safety and health planning and action, such as Lock-out coordination with the customer and mobile crane lift plans.

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

·        Complete and file project safety and health documentation, including daily inspections, hot work permits, new and updated Activity Hazard Analysis, and OSHA 300 forms.

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

·       Investigate, report, and communicate on corrective actions.



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

·        Willingness to work a non-traditional work schedule

·        Ability and willingness to reside on an international military base for 8 weeks at a time with 2 weeks off upon completion of the required 8 week tour.

·        Must possess a current United States Passport or have the ability to obtain one.

·        Associate’s degree in a related field

·        Minimum five (5) years on-the-job safety experience.

·        Completion of the OSHA 30 hour outreach course for Construction or General Industry, plus annual refresher training.

·        Familiarity with US Army Corps of Engineers EM 385-1-1 Safety Manual requirements.

·        Well versed in electrical and arc flash safe practices, NEC and NFPA 70E.

·        Familiar with fall prevention and protection requirements, ANSI Z359, including roof work and personal fall arrest systems.

·        Experience working with mobile construction equipment, including cranes, forklifts, scissor lifts and other aerial work platforms.

·       Ability to speak clearly in front of groups, to answer questions, and to explain the reasons 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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