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.

4-190425-8879: Safety Specialist
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date4/25/2019

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Safety Specialist for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq. 


Identify potential problems or areas for improvement and provide solutions
Create ways to keep workers, customers, and clients safe from harm
Design and recommends safe work spaces
Inspect machines and test for faults
Report and recommend removal of defective equipment
Test air quality
Investigate complaints
Conduct random safety inspections and report recommendations to Site Management
Design programs to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury
Search for and identify biological, chemical, and radiological hazards
Advise workers on proper lifting techniques
Inform an organization's management of areas not in compliance with SMS-I safety policies
Advise management on the necessity and effectiveness of safety and health programs for the employees
Devise and implement health programs, policies and procedures and provide training on new rules
Demonstrate how to recognize hazards and develop methods to predict hazards.
Evaluate current equipment, products, facilities, or processes and those planned for future use
Uncover patterns in injury data and evaluate the probability and severity of accidents
Write accident reports
Perform other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Health, Safety, or a related field.
5 plus years of EHS experience.
Demonstrable proficiency in MS Office suite (or comparable) and project management platforms 
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and on a team 
Demonstrable proficiency in MS Office suite 
Ability to pass basic physical and background checks sufficient for duty in a contingency/military environment



Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary 
May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs. 


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.