Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-190301-8637: Site Safety and Health Officer - OCONUS
Open Date3/1/2019

** This position is contingent upon award of contract **

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Site Safety Health Officer (SSHO) for a Base Operations Support (BOS) Services contract located throughout Bahrain.


Responsible for executing SOSI’s safety program and government-accepted Accident Prevention Plan
Ensure that the requirements of 29 CFR 1926.16 are met for the project
Implement and administer the Contractor's Safety and Health Program in accordance with the accepted Accident Prevention Plan
Ensure performance and Safety function conforms to established standards and governmental agency guidelines to ensure lasting customer satisfaction
Develop audit program and ensure audits of procedural elements of program management occur
Work directly with operating entities to ensure inspections, statistical process analyses, and audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications
Consult with local management in determining best measures of project efficiency
Conduct and direct internal management audits, prepare formal audit reports, and define audit schedules
Completes other assigned duties as required


Speaks, reads and comprehends English 
Have the training, experience, and qualifications required by EM 385-1-1 paragraph 01.A.17, entitled SITE SAFETY AND HEALTH OFFICER (SSHO), and all associated sub-paragraphs
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or safety and health degree preferred
At least three (3) years of experience in preparing and enforcing safety programs on contracts of similar size and complexity in the past or three years’ experience if he /she possesses a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or safety and health degree
Have completed the OSHA 30-hour construction safety class or equivalent and maintain competency through 24 hours of formal safety and health related coursework every four years



Working conditions are in an austere environment
Position will require candidate to undergo medical screening and meet deploy-ability standards


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.