EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five (5) years of experience with construction and safety regulations on construction projects is required. Must be familiar with large projects using multiple cranes, earth moving, and transportation equipment in combination with a large trade work force. Experience to include vertical construction projects to include but not limited to multistory buildings and warehouses.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Expert knowledge of construction safety management principles, practices and procedures, concepts, local labor laws, regulations and precedent decisions applicable to high risk construction activities. Basic principles of risk management; techniques of accident prevention; laws and regulations applicable to employee safety and occupational health; principles, practices and methods of safety, occupational health and loss prevention programs, industrial safety practices; methods of assessing safety hazards and controls; techniques for conducting accident investigations and safety inspections. Knowledge of Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) construction and safety regulations and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an added advantage.
LANGUAGE: English Level IV (Fluency) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required. (This may be tested). Kiswahili Level III (Good) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people. Proficient in computer skills. Ability to Investigate and evaluate complex safety problems and issues; gather, organize, and analyze data and complete comprehensive reports; interpret safety and environmental laws and regulations; plan and present safety training programs. Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO EFMs, USEFMs, and AEFMs ONLY:
- Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.
- Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.
- The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
- ** If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the positon for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.