San Juan Construction Site Safety and Health Officer - Fuel Tank (Marshall Islands Project) in Charleston, South Carolina

San Juan Construction, Inc., an employee owed company, is recognized by Engineering News Record as one of the 'Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad', is a multi-disciplined construction company with an extensive resume and over 20 years’ experience managing commercial and government construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Pacific and Indian Ocean locations.

San Juan Construction, Inc.‘s success depends in large measure on the talents of our employees both in the field and in the Montrose, Colorado, office. We have many employees who have been part of the San Juan Construction family for more than 10 years. We believe the loyalty and commitment of our employees stems from our organization's core values and the benefits derived from being a part of San Juan Construction's world-class team. We offer an excellent working environment, highly competitive wages, and excellent benefits.

Overseas position located on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.

JOB DESCRIPTION We are seeking a Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) for a US Army Corps of Engineers project in the Marshall Islands.


Responsible for overall management of the safety and occupational health program on the project. The Site Safety and Health Officer shall have the authority to act in all safety matters for the project at all times, to perform safety and occupational health management, surveillance, inspections, and safety enforcement. Perform all work in a safe and professional manner.


The SSHO shall meet the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of continuous construction industry experience in implementing safety and health programs.

  • Fuel Tank experience

  • Documented experience in construction techniques/safety procedures preferably in the heavy/civil construction field with an emphasis on fall protection programs.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and USACE safety and health regulations.

  • ASP, OHST, and/or CHST preferred

  • Specific training in respiratory protective equipment, confined space entry and in the development and implementation of fall protection programs.

  • Current OSHA 30-hour construction certificate within the last 5 years.

  • An average of at least 8 hours of formal safety training each year for the past 5 years.

  • Ability to provide leadership in establishing and sustaining a safe work place by effective interaction with internal and external clients


  • Ensure compliance with the project Accident Prevention Plan

  • Prepare Activity Hazard Analysis for each definable feature of work on the project

  • Ensure personal protective equipment meets applicable OSHA/EPA requirements and employees are trained on proper use

  • Safety training of all personnel assigned to project and project site visitors

  • Conducts project safety inspections with follow-up inspections of any open items

  • Subcontractor qualification and training

  • Regulatory compliance with OSHA and USACE standards

  • Accident and Incident investigations

  • Development and Implementation of Corrective Action Plans

  • Works with project supervision to create safety solutions to safety problems

  • Fosters and maintains a positive safety culture for the project personnel

  • Maintains all safety certifications as required by contract

  • Attends and participates in all preparatory and initial quality control phase meetings

  • Conduct weekly safety meetings for all workers

  • Produce a Daily Safety Report of activities performed

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, co-workers, supervisors, and management.


Willingness to work on a remote tropical island for a minimum of one year. Company paid housing, meals, and transportation. Compensation dependent on experience and qualifications. Must have a US passport, or the ability to obtain one.

Qualified applicants should apply through our website at

International Health Plan, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life and AD&D insurance, 401(k), ESOP

San Juan Construction, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, applicants and/or employees who inquiry about, discuss or disclose their compensation or compensation of other employees or applicants, or any other protected status established by law. San Juan Construction complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company conducts business. This EEO policy applies to all decisions including, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and to all other terms and conditions of employment.