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Safety Officer

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Permanent Full-time
Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Malaysia.



Job Duties

Evaluation and monitoring of safety plan 

  • Understand the LA safety management system & framework and stay updated on all relevant regulations in the country of operations
  • Develop OH&S procedures for the project and create project safety plan aligned to the overall project management plan; Seek approval from Safety Manager on the same
  • Conduct daily inspections of the construction sites, workplace, work tasks and documents to monitor adherence to OH&S guidelines; Coordinate with different teams on the site for implementation and monitoring of safety guidelines; Create Inspection Report to record findings; Escalate issues to Safety Manager; Take action to address issues/incidents
  • Proactively identify and assess occupational health and safety risks associated with the project; Work with Safety Manager and Construction Manager to create an action plan to mitigate risks
  • Plan and attend monthly project meetings, safety meetings with various stakeholders; Provide inspection reports to the stakeholders in the meetings; Discuss findings and seek inputs on resolution of any identified OH&S issues

Communication & roll-out of the safety plan

  • Share regularly OH&S information, risks and procedures with project teams including the sub-contractor teams
  • Conduct safety awareness programs and induction session for new workers
  • Conduct training need analysis for construction workers; Seek guidance for supervisor to design training content and deliver training sessions for new joiners; Evaluate effectiveness of these programs

Stakeholder management

  • Establish good working relationships and credibility with client representatives; Understand their needs at different phases of the project and update OH&S procedures on the project accordingly
  • Establish strong working relationships with sub-contractors; Evaluate sub-contractors on a monthly basis for their OH&S performance and take suitable actions as required
  • Work with Safety Manager to respond to queries received from external stakeholders like the JKKPD or Auditors

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety & Health
  • Registered Safety Officer
  • Total relevant experience: 5-10 years of experience in safety management
  • Experience in monitoring safety procedures in the infrastructure industry
  • Knowledge of regulatory OH&S requirements, standard and regulations in the country of operations
  • Computer literacy – MS-Office suite

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.


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