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Senior Safety Technician

Location:  Halmahera,Indonesia
Contract type:  Permanent

Main purpose of the position
Reporting to the Safety Field Superintendent, the Senior Safety Technician is responsible for ensuring on the field, accident and incident prevention, risk assessment and controlling compliance of safety policies and procedures.

Scope of the position (key dimensions)
In the frame of the Sonic Bay project in Indonesia, the Senior Safety Technician works very closely with the construction team and with the Contractor’s supervisors, to promote a visible Safety management, field presence and ensure a safe working environment for the assigned location(s).

Major challenges faced / points of complexity
To oversee a Safety Management System that will promote a Healthy and Safe working environment for employees (including contractors) and visitors, and ensuring compliance to all
relevant standards, procedures, and legislation. To provide leadership and formulate strategies that ensures the continuous growth of the functional activities of the Health and Safety Department and to maximize efficiencies and profitability that align with the Project’s overall goals. Act as the senior resource personnel on health and safety issues and participates in business and / or project planning by offering technical and organizational expertise.

Major Responsibilities / outputs

  •  Actively work in the fields and ensure relevant Safety, Construction, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations remain in full compliance.
  • Actively promote the Safety Culture and Hazard Awareness on the Project by achieving zero recordable safety incidents, zero compliance breaches and continually review the safety standards and work practices for the workforce.
  • Identify and manage risk controls for all levels of the organization.
  • Ensure conformance with site-specific requirements, and Standard construction Procedures
  • Provide safety expertise and support for all site activities
  • Review the work method statements of the works under safety supervision
  • Ensure guidance and support to construction teams in JSA writing
  • Ensure that preventive measures defined in JSAs are relevant and applicable
  • Facilitate prestart meeting and or toolbox talks on a regular basis
  • Review the safety plans for each work under safety supervision responsibility 
  • Provide expertise and champion Field Risk Assessments and Risk Management processes
  • Oversee development, implementation, maintenance, and coordination of permit compliance
  • Facilitate the development, implementation, monitoring and updating of Standards of Procedures
  • Stop the work whenever required and help the construction team to identify safe solutions to restart the work
  • Implementation and management of regulatory and site-specific safety training
  • Ensure safe and efficient operations through leadership, coaching and compliance to company rules, policies, and procedures
  • Support practical objectives by minimizing risk and maximizing value through leadership focused on team safety, environmental and regulatory compliance
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships to deliver continuous and tangible improvements in H&S, performance. 
  • Participate in and when necessary, lead investigations to determine root cause of accidents/injuries and assist with the development of appropriate corrective and preventative measures.
  • Conduct regular inspections monitoring area safety and environmental practices.
  • Address violations appropriately when needed.
  • Coordinate and conduct accident prevention/safety training programs as needed.
  • Give instructions and workplan to his team
  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly as per report templates provided by line manager.
  • Other tasks as instructed by the line manager.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or tertiary qualification in Sciences/Engineering (Mining, Electrical, Mechanical).
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of health, safety and/or environmental experience required
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with a proactive safety mature industrial company
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards required
  • Ability to drive results through proactive, self-directed action and initiative
  • Ability to write instructions and procedures
  • Must be computer literate; proficient with Microsoft Office - Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to investigate and analyse results.
  • Fluent in English, Mandarin is a plus 
  • Nebosh certification is a plus.
  • Good leadership, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills required
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently required
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, with a courteous and pleasant customer service focus required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Capability to multi-task, self-manage and self-motivate required