Job Details

  • Title: Commissioning Safety Officer Lead
  • Code: RCI-20518-1
  • Location: Sanford North Carolina (NC) 27330
  • Posted Date: 02/23/2021
  • Duration: 24 Months
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  Job Description

Travel: 2 weeks/month : needs to travel to sites (Andover, Kzoo, Sanford, and Rocky Mount)


Role Responsibilities:

  • Active member of the Global Capital Project Safety Leadership Team with overall responsibility for safety on all US Capital Projects $50 million or more, providing direction and leadership to the project teams.
  • Chair the Capital Projects Safety council and have regular meeting / sharing of information with the team (suggest monthly)
  • Become a certified Method 1 five why SME and trainer (an interactive interrogative technique used to explore cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem) and conduct formal training with each Capital Project Construction Management Team member.
  • Travel in the US to all our major capital projects on a monthly basis (approximately 50% of your work time will be travel) Typically we have 4-5 projects in execution over $50 Million at any given time.
  • Conduct customer facing talks, project audits, training and presentations.
  • Work with Project Leadership teams to mentor, coach and help them implement the new Capital Projects Visual Safety Standards program.
  • Drive the execution of the safety program from Conceptual Design thru Basis of Design, Detailed design, Commissioning and Operations
  • Provide monthly project safety report to the Capital Projects Leadership Team.
  • Conduct wrap-up audit findings meetings with the Project Leadership Team before leaving the site and ensure there is a mechanism in place to track to closure any outstanding action items stemming from the audit.
  • Be fully involved in all project serious incidents / near-miss investigations and ensure the Method 1: Five-why investigative tool is used to its full potential to get to true root cause.
  • Champion the Safety Behavioral Program and ensure the program is embedded in capital projects e.g. all noted safety behavioral trends are being reported back to the work-force and actionable items getting closed out in a timely manner.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Have good communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Have a strong safety program aptitude, experience and technical experience.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in relevant industry e.g. pharmaceutical, oil and gas capital projects industry.
  • Third level degree in a safety or engineering discipline and a Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) / Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certified or an equivalent.
  • Pharma Construction Safety Project experience. 
  • 7-10+ years of Commissioning Safety/Start-Up Program Management Experience
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, resilient and open to change.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office software, especially on Word, Excel and Power-point.