Safety Officer – Solar Projects - #33459

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Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time

Our client is a global solar energy organization providing leading edge technology solutions across a diverse range of residential and commercial sectors.

As part of their growth, we are hiring a UAE experienced safety engineer (EHS) officer from the solar energy sector to join their Dubai team

The role is responsible for the health, safety and environmental compliance for all UAE based solar energy projects

Role Summary

  • Conduct tool box talks and training sessions to create a culture of safety awareness and accountability across all project sites.
  • Oversee the proper use of PPE by all employees and contractors.
  • Conduct risk assessments and audits - implement corrective measures to ensure compliance and eliminate / mitigate risks and hazards.
  • Identify high risk and non-compliance issues and implement corrective actions promptly.
  • Investigate incidents, accidents and near misses; identify root causes, prepare reports and recommend and implement corrective and preventative measures.
  • Deliver health, safety, quality and emergency response training programs to ensure all colleagues are trained on mandatory requirements and international and industry good practices.
  • Maintain accurate safety and training records and incident reports.
  • Promote a safety culture of zero incidents through safety campaigns and regular drills.

Mandatory Skills & Experience

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience as an EHS specialist with safety expertise in the UAE construction or renewable / solar / sustainability sectors.
  • Experience of implementing HSE procedures and preparing and delivering HSE training programs to employees and contractors.
  • Hands on experience in HSE inspections and audits, risk assessments, incident investigations, root cause analysis, enforcing corrective measures and reporting.
  • Deep knowledge of safety regulations, standards and codes applicable to solar energy projects.
  • Expertise in safety audits, risk assessments and mitigation.
  • Proactive approach to stay updated with industry standards and mandatory requirements.
  • UAE driving license is a strong advantage.

Education & Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environment Science or related field
  • NEBOSH Level 3 Certification - (NEBOSH Diploma or International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety)
  • Auditor with working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 50001:2011 and OHSAS 18001:2007 / ISO45001:2018 standards
  • Certifications as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) are a strong advantage.

Candidate Profile

  • Currently living in the United Arab Emirates – must be able live and work in Dubai.
  • Fluent in English – excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills to effectively train colleagues and contractors.

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