Safety Officer Morgner Construction Management Morgner Construction Management

Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)
Position Overview

The Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) is responsible for administration and implementation of the Contractor’s safety program and government-accepted Accident Prevention Plan. The SSHO must have the required training, experience, and qualifications in accordance with EM 385-1-1 Section 01.A.17, and all associated sub-paragraphs.


  • Responsible for safety management of the project.
  • Surveys construction projects to identify and evaluate physical conditions, safety practices, hazardous situations and compliance with established safety standards.
  • Reviews history of accidents and claims and prepares reports and recommendations as required.
  • Coordinates safety of the projects as a whole schedule, loss history, upcoming activities, etc. and provides stimulus for proactive loss control efforts.
  • Conduct accident investigations and provide recommendations for corrective/preventive action.
  • Conduct site specific safety orientation.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of standardized Safety Programs.
  • Interfaces with existing company safety professionals to direct and improve effectiveness of safety standards, codes and regulations.
  • Coordinates, develops and /or conducts daily, weekly or as needed safety meetings.
  • Reviews subcontractor safety program to ensure compliance with projects safety standards.
  • Assures the proper level of training for subcontractors.
  • Assures the proper use of productive equipment.
  • Interface in a professional and proactive manner with the field management team, Government (Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army) representatives, and subcontractors for enforcement of the field safety program.
  • Develop and manage on-site safety and training protocols for daily tailgate meetings, fall protection training, LOTO, and Activity Hazard Analyses (AHAs). This includes conducting training, maintaining training documentation, coordinating with the Project Superintendent and Project Manager regarding training logistics and collaborating with site subcontractors to ensure all employees meet safety requirements.
  • Establish and maintain job site safety board located in common work area. The safety board shall include all OSHA and Department of Labor posters, location of nearest occupational medical facility and emergency room with a map to each facility, site SDS's, eye wash station, first aid kit and other project safety related materials.
  • Work with the Superintendent, Project Manager, Quality Control Manager, and Executive Team to investigate all employee injuries, incidents, and near miss incidents to determine root-cause including the completion and submission of all required documentation.
  • Identify deficiencies and non-conformances, prepare documentation, and monitor and verify corrective actions.
  • Coordinate and document commissioning and formal completion inspections.
  • SSHO must be at the work site at all times to implement and administer the Contractor's safety program and government-accepted Accident Prevention Plan.
  • SSHO must have the required training, experience, and qualifications in accordance with EM 385-1-1 Section 01.A.17, and all associated sub-paragraphs.


  • 5+ years of construction field experience (preferably).
  • Previous assignments as an SSHO on military construction projects.
  • Having a QCM certification (QCM is a plus but not a requirement).
  • Veterans encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent communication and leadership. Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment in a proactive and cooperative manner and strive to exceed company and client expectations.
  • Solid computer skills, with working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Project, Excel and Word.
  • OSHA-30 certification and/or EM385 40-hr.
  • Experience with EM 385-1-1 regulations.

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Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $72,800.00 – $104,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • EM 385-1-1 regulations: 5 years (Preferred)
  • SSHO on military construction projects: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Vertical building construction: 3 years (Preferred)
  • SSHO on military construction projects.: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (Preferred) (Preferred)
  • OSHA 30 (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Work Location:

  • One location

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Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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