AECOM Safety, Security, and Health Inspector - Expression of Interest in Accra, Ghana

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Safety, Security, and Health Inspector - Expression of Interest

Ghana - Greater Accra


Job Summary

Due to our strong pipeline of projects we may have an opening for an experienced Safety, Security, and Health Inspector. The role would be based in Tema, Ghana.

If you would like to be the first one to hear about this opportunity when it will arise, submit an expression of interest now and let’s stay in touch.

The SSH Inspector reports to the AECOM Safety Manager.

The SSH Inspector will support all the dredging, reclamation, breakwater quay wall and all other construction activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The SSH Inspector is responsible for actively addressing Safety and Environmental issues on site by providing guidance or coaching to all employees if and when necessary.

The SSH Inspector will be coordinating all Safety and Environmental aspects of the works. The duties for SSH Inspector the will include, but will not be limited to, taking particular responsibility for:

  • Daily site inspections and on the job coaching and training.

  • Identify and report all sub-standard acts, conditions and situations.

  • Follow up and close out on agreed actions derived from observations reported.

  • Conduct Monthly Audits and Inspections as per AECOM SHE Plan.

  • Follow up on audit deviations and audit close out.

  • Co-ordination of weekly reports from all contractors on site.

  • Co-ordination of all monthly reports from all Contractors on site.

  • Monitor Plant and Equipment on site, ensuring compliance to pre-use inspection checklists and Competencies of Drivers and Equipment.

  • Monitor incident reporting and investigations.

  • Carry out incident investigations from the MPC side.

  • Follow up on remedial action plans developed during incident investigations.

  • Prepare Training Material.

  • Present site inductions.

  • Maintain a stock of Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, on Site for AECOM Project staff and Visitors.

  • Take minutes on Health and Safety Management meetings on site.

  • Perform other duties as directed by the AECOM Safety Manager.

  • Review of all risk assessments, PTB’s, Method Statements and Safe Work Procedures on site as part of the auditing process; inspection and monitoring of all sub-contractor Plant and Equipment;

  • assistance with and advice upon the development and implementation of the Safety Management Plan

  • implementing effective record systems with special reference to the contractor statistics on man-hours and incidents advice, assistance and assessment in respect of all safety related issues;

  • monitoring all aspects of the Contractor’s operations with especial reference to adherence to good

  • practices for health and safety and protection of the environment;

  • keeping a daily safety diary to record important events;

  • attending Site meetings when requested to do so.

  • Attending daily PTB’s and toolbox talks.

Minimum Requirements


  • Experience working for a consultant is required (3 years minimum)

  • Experience in Marine Construction and /or site investigation is an advantage

  • Experience working for a contractor is an advantage

Specific Skills Required:

  • Preparation of Safety reports

  • Computer literate

  • Training and Coaching skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Focused on project delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Safety inspector forms part of a larger Construction management team and sound interpersonal skills and team ethic are essential.

Other Comments:

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana (due to nationality or work permit) is an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accredited Safety Qualification and dredging and Marine Construction experience.

  • Computer literate.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ghana

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191377BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.