Site Safety & Health Officer

Construction Honolulu, Hawaii



The Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) will conduct required site and safety analysis, observations and prepare and implement health and safety plans for environmental and engineering projects.


Primary duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to)

  • Prepare and implement health and safety plans for environmental and engineering projects.
  • Act as onsite safety representative for the duration of a given contract.
  • Serve as the SSHO person of contact to conduct the required site and safety analysis and observations.
  • Evaluate results and make recommendations as necessary for maintaining compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct daily safety and health inspections and maintain a written log which includes area/operation inspected, date of inspection, identified hazards, recommended corrective actions, estimated and actual dates of corrections.
  • Conduct weekly or daily tailgate safety meetings.
  • Attach safety inspection logs to the contractors’ daily quality control report.
  • Conduct mishap investigations and complete required reports.
  • Investigate and resolve health and safety deficiencies.
  • Must have extensive experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the environmental and safety compliance fields.
  • Must be able to accurately establish and keep paper and electronic records concerning equipment, funds, supplies, and other property record information.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, reading/writing/grammar proficiency, good analytical ability, self-motivated, experienced problem solver, and moderate stress tolerance.


The SSHO will have a minimum of five years of relevant experience in overseeing health and safety operations in conjunction with environmental investigation and remediation projects. The SSHO will also be OSHA, CHST and HAZWOPER trained and certified.

  • The SSHO is required to have a minimum of 5 years of construction industry safety experience on similar projects
  • Familiarity with requirements of USACE EM 385-1-1
  • SSHO shall have Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) certification
  • 30-hour OSHA construction safety class within the last 5 years
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • An average of at least 24 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 5 years
  • Must be a United States Citizen and able to pass DOD security checks
  • Completed the USACE EM 385-1-1 40 hour course within the last 2 years
  • Current CPR/First-Aid certification
  • Competent person training as needed
  • Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

GSI Service Group Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that consciously builds inclusive teams and is proud to support a diverse environment that considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.