Workplace Safety & Health Officer (WSHO), Tuas

Posted 27 February 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Our bodies and environment all depend on water, it is the building block that supports all life. Water issues are becoming increasingly prominent as we struggle with disparity between water availability and demands, water pollution, and competition for limited water resources. At Jacobs, we recognize these challenges and our engineers, scientists, and planners are working together with clients to find the right solutions to their water challenges. 

Our Water business is currently hiring a Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WSHO) to be based in Tuas Site Office, working on a Water Treatment Plant project. Jacobs role is The Client's Representative. 

This position contributes to the organization by leading the delivery of incident-free (Zero Harm) construction projects for the firm’s external clients. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of company and project-specific safety, health, and environmental management program. This role has a demonstrated understanding and application of the knowledge and skill (competencies) required of a Workplace Safety and Health Officer; mastery of individual competencies becoming evident in selected areas; a demonstrated understanding and application of workplace safety and health assurance program; and is familiar with workplace safety and health as well as environmental acts, regulations, codes of practice and standards. Understands how projects impact the firm’s and project’s overall performance. This position provides motivation to the Contractors safety, health, and environmental professionals, typically through multiple resident inspectors/site superintendents and construction managers

Specific duties include:

  • Be responsible for Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) aspects at the project site

  • Working with the WSH Manager to lead, manage, and coordinate HSE initiatives through the multi–disciplinary construction project site team during site mobilization, execution, and demobilization activities; consistent with established project delivery HSE specifications to ensure the efficient, and effective implementation of control measures established through risk management process

  • Schedule and Coordinate onsite HSE management activities, which include periodic inspections, internal audits, emergency response plan assessment, behavioral assessment, performance trend analysis, incident investigation, critical risk management, Life Saving Rules enforcement, Safe Management Measures monitoring, etc

  • Ensure HSE expectations are delivered to the satisfaction of the Client, while simultaneously ensuring that JACOBS’s HS&E, quality, financial, risk management; business and policy expectations are met

  • Ensure the construction activities of Contractors are executed in accordance with contractual and HSE assurance requirements. Interfaces closely with various safety professionals to ensure construction activities and works are in compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Review, verify, and consolidate evidences submitted by Contractors to justify their performance for the project incentive/disincentive program

  • Evaluate field changes/reworks to Contractor and estimate the relevant impact on safe execution with overall construction/project management for issuance of instructions

  • Providing safety, health, and environmental performance inputs to overall project reporting on a monthly basis

  • Manage storage and issuance of Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Equipment 

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate, you shall possess: 

  • Minimum Specialist Diploma /Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Safety, and Environmental management or related field.

  • Registered Workplace Safety and Health Officer. 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing HSE aspects in the construction of infrastructure sites in Singapore. Strong field safety experience is essential. 

  • Skill in developing environmental health and safety culture and practice.

  • Ability to manage safety professionals from various backgrounds.

  • Proficiency in MS Office and carrying out presentations.

  • A Singaporean working rights.

Jacobs. A world where you can. 

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. Jacobs complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of age, race, religion, language, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities.