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Safety Manager - DoD Construction -TS Clearance

Akima LLC
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Portico Services, an Akima Company, is a one-stop construction company combining the services of a general contractor with self-perform electrical, communications, and utilities capabilities. We specialize in demolition/ renovation, high security construction, OCONUS renovations, and highway appurtenances. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

Portico is seeking a Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO) to join our team for a project located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Hawaii.  The SSHO will be responsible for managing the on site safety program, insuring compliance with general best practices for construction project safety.  This is an ideal position for someone with great attention to detail, good communication skills, and the ability to work well with key representatives and management at a federal client site.


Candidate must be able to obtain a TS security clearance. 

  • Provide safety indoctrination to all construction site visitors and new employees.
  • Provide communication, training and enforcement of policies to staff.
  • Make recommendations on safety improvements.
  • Conduct job hazards analyses to identify hazards and potential risks.
  • Complete workplace safety audits and ensure remedial action where necessary.
  • Implement and enforce accident prevention plans and activity hazard analyses.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with all safety and health requirements.
  • Conduct daily walkthrough of the site ensuring that work is being accomplished safely and that occupational health is not being compromised.
  • Interpret and apply regulatory requirements applicable to the project scope of work.
  • Develop site-specific safety programs/plans inclusive of emergency actions, responses, evacuation and security plans.
  • Conduct daily safety and health inspections and mishap investigations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Please note: Candidates must be capable of being cleared for secure facility access on a federal facility. 

  • Must be able to obtain a  Top Secret clearance 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field is a plus but will consider experience in lieu of a degree.

  • A minimum of 5 years safety work on construction projects.

  • OSHA 30 Hour Certificate required. 

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of EM 385-1-1 and meet the requirements of Section 01.A.17.

  • First-Aid/CPR Certification is preferred.

  • Must have worked as an SSHO on a construction project larger than $ 10 million.

  • Experience working in secure facilities is a plus.

  • Completion of the 40-hour construction safety hazards awareness training with current valid certification is a plus.




The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.





: Day Job

Primary Location

: US-Hawaii


: Portico


: Construction
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External
: Ongoing


: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Clearance Level: TS


Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2022-06-08

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Safety Manager - DoD Construction -TS Clearance

Akima LLC
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

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