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Safety Specialist - Construction (Expansion Project)

Trieste, Via degli Alti Forni SNC

HHLA PLT Italy S.r.l.


Become part of HHLA PLT Italy and shape the gateway to the future with us!

The Safety Specialist is vital for the success of the project. The Safety specialist manages all safety related aspects, with a strong focus on construction. The Safety Specialist takes ownership of all safety related matters and actively suggest the best options to the Project Management. The role has internal and external stakeholders.

What you can expect

  • Lead all safety activities with specific focus on construction site operations and management
  • Make sure all safety requirements are included in the design, safety plans and in the execution methods
  • Review processes, procedure and activities related to civil construction from a safety point of view
  • Challenge the status-quo and actively suggest way to enhance safety
  • Build-up and ensure the safety level by survey and reporting on site, keep up to date and advise on best practices
  • Manage the safety certifications
  • Implement Italian/EU/other safety legislation
  • Perform risk assessments and train others in risk assessments, safety culture and regulations
  • Collaborate to advance safety while meeting the business objectives
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders for all safety related topics
  • Conduct on-site investigations and analyze safety data / reports
  • Optimize safety solutions in terms of planning, impact and cost
  • Carry out safety and safety feasibility studies
  • Provide expert advice to the Project Management
  • Accurate filing of technical documentation, structured approach in collaboration with the Document Controller
  • Comply with all the safety and security rules and regulations lead by example
  • Support the department and business unit where required
  • Follow the corporate authority matrix, contract policies compliance guidelines
  • Actively report improvement opportunities to direct report

What you bring to the table

We’re looking for a safety specialist in construction excited to join the largest port development in Italy and to challenge the existing way of thinking with regards to safety. The person maintains the highest technical and safety standards. The person is an all-rounder in all safety fields. The role requires a pro-active approach and problem-solving in coordination with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Good English and Italian (German is a plus)
  • Experience (3+ year(s)) in safety (construction, design, implementation, supervision, etc.)
  • Experience (3+ year(s)) formal / safety documents & regulatory approvals
  • Experience (3+ year(s)) in site construction
  • Thorough understanding of safety guidelines and regulations and UNI ISO 45001
  • Able to multi-task several projects
  • Professional with a hands-on mentality
  • Experience in obtaining regulatory approvals
  • Ability to network and manage across internal and external support offices
  • Ability to network with internal and external stakeholders
  • High school diploma or Degree in Engineering
  • IOSH/NEBOSH certification
  • RSPP / ASPP certification

The ideal candidate would have a valid EU working permit and would be willing to work in Trieste.

HHLA PLT Italy is part of HHLA Group, with over 6.400 employees worldwide. Success means different things to different people. Therefore, we try to make it possible for each employee working for us to be successful in their own way and develop professionally in accordance with our corporate goals.

Does this spark your interest? Then apply for a job with us!

If you would like to shape the future of HHLA PLT Italy together with us, we look forward to receiving your application - preferably online using our application form.

Your contact

HHLA PLT Italy S.r.l.
HR Management
Gulden Ceren Tapan Dewaelsche