U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Safety Program Coordinator Jobs in South Africa

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Safety Program Coordinator Jobs in South Africa


Working under the Construction Manager/ Project Director of the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) project team, the Safety Program Coordinator provides professional expertise and guidance relating to site safety and health issues during all phases of construction, including site development, excavation, foundation, superstructure, exterior walls, mechanical and electrical systems, and interior finish work for the New Consulate Compound (NCC) Project. The position is responsible for ensuring compliance with U.S. Department of State as well as host country construction safety and health regulations.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Five years in construction with experience in occupational safety or industrial hygiene is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of construction safety management principles, practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of OSHA construction and safety regulations.

  • Principles and practices of evaluating and implementing safety programs.

  • Knowledge of the local codes of electrical, mechanical, structural, and International Building Code (IBC).

  • Knowledge of local construction policies and local labor laws.

  • Specialized knowledge in construction health, safety requirements including: accident prevention, laws and regulations applicable to employee safety and occupational health, occupational health and loss prevention programs, industrial safety practices, methods of assessing safety hazards and controls, and techniques for conducting accident investigations.

    Education Requirements:

  • University degree in safety
    management, occupational health and safety, environmental safety, construction, engineering, or architecture is required.



  • English (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels.

  • Multi-tasking, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Must possess excellent writing skills for drafting of materials and reports in the performance of duties.

  • Mathematical skills are required when reading and interpreting construction calculations to validate the implementation of the appropriate safety mechanism/prevention.

  • Ability to lift tools and other job materials. Must be able to work outdoors under harsh weather conditions.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Safety Program Coordinator Jobs in South Africa

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