Safety Technician

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Our client a multinational organization with offices in several continents is urgently looking to fill vacancies for their operation at Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean Highland.

POSITION TITLE: Safety Technician


POSITION REPORT TO: Construction Safety Lead


  • The Safety Technician is responsible for the workplace and/or project site safety inspections, monitoring, identification, control, and elimination of workplace hazards.
  • Provides site safety support on large projects or turnarounds in the Safety, Health, and Environmental areas to prevent and mitigate employee injuries and illnesses.
  • Ensuring all appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn and used at the job/worksite.
  • Implementing safe working procedures and practices, to make sure that safe conditions are maintained in the worksite.
  • Monitoring proper use of tools, equipment, including hazardous materials and waste.
  • Reporting, coordinating, and assisting in accident/mishap investigation that occurs on the specific job site being monitored.
  • Assisting in joint safety audits, report/record identified discrepancies.
  • Providing inputs for all safety-related documents and deliverables.
  • Performing supplementary tasks and duties essential to contract operations and performance.


  • Must be knowledgeable in workplace hazards and construction site safety standards.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of current construction and general industry safety regulations and the ability to analyze and interpret this data for the safety of employees, job sites.


  • Must attend (at Contractor’s expense) and pass the OSHA certification course 29 CFR 1910, General Industry Standards and 29 CFR 1926, Construction Industry Standards.
  • Must satisfactorily complete the NAVFACENGCOM Construction Safety and Health Certification Course.
  • Professional certification as a Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is highly desired.


  • Must have at least a High School Diploma, Technical or Vocational course graduate is required.
  • Associate of bachelor’s degree in safety, Engineering (any field), Industrial Hygiene, Health Physics, Fire Prevention, or other related scientific fields, based on a four-year course of study from an accredited college or university is highly desired but not required. Equivalent work experience in these fields may be substituted for Education.


  • At least one year as Safety Technician, or experience gained by performing specialized work in a closely related professional occupation in construction.

Basic terms of the job offer.

  • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance.
  • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $522.00 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
  • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
  • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
  • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.
  • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
  • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
  • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
  • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.
  • Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Other requirements

  • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
  • Updated covid and yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.

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Salient Features

Experience Required1 Year
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