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Construction Site Safety and Health Officer

Portsmouth, NH-ME, USA Req #2043
Friday, April 3, 2020

Federal Construction Site Safety and Health Officer 


Location:  Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME


CCI is currently seeking an experienced, technically proficient, Federal Market Construction Safety and Health Manager that can oversee the safe execution of large construction projects. This individual would have to be able to help develop, implement, and oversee the safety program and effectively work with the project execution team in ensuring work is done in accordance with approved safety plan while helping ensure schedule and budget compliance.


The project is located at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Candidates possessing US Navy, Air Force, and/or US Army Corp construction experience desired.


  • Responsible for safety management of the project.
  • Surveys construction projects to identify and evaluate physical conditions, safety practices, hazardous situations and compliance with established safety standards.
  • Reviews history of accidents and claims and prepares reports and recommendations as required.
  • Coordinates safety of the projects as a whole schedule, loss history, upcoming activities, etc. and provides stimulus for proactive loss control efforts.
  • Conduct accident investigations and provide recommendations for corrective/preventive action.
  • Conduct site specific safety orientation.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of standardized Safety Programs.
  • Interfaces with existing company safety professionals to direct and improve effectiveness of safety standards, codes and regulations.
  • Coordinates, develops and /or conducts weekly safety meeting.
  • Reviews subcontractor safety program to ensure compliance with projects safety standards.
  • Assures the proper level of training for subcontractors.
  • Assures the proper use of productive equipment.


Requirements / Training / Education


  • 30-Hour OSHA Training;
  • EM 385-1-1 Training;
  • Five (5) years of continuous construction industry safety experience in supervising/managing general construction (managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls), or
  • Five (5) years of continuous general industry safety experience in supervising/managing general industry (managing safety programs or processes or conducting hazard analyses and developing controls), or
  • If the SSHO has a Third-Party, Nationally Accredited (ANSI or National Commission for Certifying Agencies - NCCA) SOH-related certification, only 4 years of experience is needed. 
  • Working knowledge of government, industry and other regulations (i.e. Army Corps of Engineers EM-385 and the 1910 and 1926 OSHA regulations).
  • Higher level training (Bachelors Degree in Safety OSHA 500, 501, CHST, CSP, etc) is desirable but not required. 
  • Completion of Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Control Management for Contractors course strongly desired.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Portsmouth, NH-ME, USA