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Safety Engineer

Asokoro, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
September 11, 2020

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Gospel Benjamin P.

*, ***** ******** ******, ***-Oriya, Ikorodu

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A self-motivated and goal-driven graduate with over 8 years of experience in Health and Safety in a workplace. I have demonstrated the ability to assess and manage risky behaviors in various capacities. Highly proficient in interpreting Engineering designs/drawings, and project management and implementation strategies. My additional responsibility has included generating plant inspection as well as yearly safety audit reports. I have also successfully prepared documents for Oil and Gas plant shutdown, updated reports of man-hours, including monthly and quarterly statistical safety reports. Am able to work independently, but strongly believes in teamwork as it a key for self-development and to deliver projects in good time.

Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (Ghana) – ACISM

Post Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (USA)

Associate Member, Certified Institute of Warehousing, and Materials Management (Nigeria) - ACIWM

Diploma in Project Management (ALISON)

NEBOSH IGC (1,2,3) – UK


International Safety Management (ISM) Code Internal Auditor

OSHA Certification - USA

Occupational Safety and Health Professional

Occupational Safety and Health Manager

Occupational Safety and Health Specialist

Occupational Safety and Health Supervisor

Occupational Safety and Health Trainer (Train-The-Trainer)

Safety and Health Committee/Team leader

Safety and Health Committee Member


Company: Fepmot Nig. Limited

Position/Date: Designated Person Ashore (DPA) November 2019 - Till Date

Key Responsibilities

Takes appropriate steps in ensuring compliance with company safety management system (SMS) as regards to Document of Compliance (DOC) by the ship

Ensure vessel/ship is so manned, equipped, maintained and fit to operate in compliance to SMS and meets statutory requirements.

Ensures safe operations of each vessel

Monitor the safety and pollution prevention aspects of the vessel's operation

Provides a link between management company and aboard personnel

Coordnitaes in ensuring that adequate resources and shore based support are applied.

Documents the ISM/SMS System at both ship and the operational office.

Collates monthly reports from vessels to the office for record purposes.

Prepares crew for HSE induction briefings, and debriefings prior embarking and disembarking vessels/ship.

Performs familiarization session for offshore and onshore workers respectively.

Conducts accident/incident investigations.

Ensures adherence to safety by ensuring the use of PPE by crew at all times while working.

Conducts drills onboard vessels.

Ensure adequate preparation of vessels for client inspections according to the flag state or port state of the vessel.

Ensures the record keeping for all vessels and barges in accordance to the ISM filing systems as required by the IMO.

Liaise with Government on regulation issues as it relates to vessel operations in flag state.

Prepares daily, monthly, weekly and yearly HSE statistics for the vessels and barges and for the company and ensures proper documentation.

Company: ALMANA Engineering and Contracting Company

Position/Date: Senior HSE Officer August 2017 – October 2019

Project: Qatar Petroleum (QP) Construction Project in Dukhan, Qatar.

Key Responsibilities

Verifies that all tools and equipment are adequate and safe for use

Promotes safe practices at the construction site, and conducts job hazard analysis

Enforces safety policy and regulation maintenance, and responds to employees’ safety concerns

Trains and carries out drills and exercises on how to manage emergency situations

Establishes safety standards and policies as needed

Performs emergency response drills, and at height training to workers

Watches out for the safety of all workers and works to protect them from entering hazardous situations

Coordinates registration and removal of hazardous waste, and reporting identified risks on daily basis

Makes useful suggestion to employers and all relevant stakeholders on issues of workplace safety and environmental protection

Creating different frameworks that will reduce accidents and improve workplace safety

Conducts daily environmental and safety audits

Searches for physical, biological, and chemical workplace hazards

Investigate the construction site to ascertain equipment and material processes do not pose a safety or health hazard to employees, work guests, and the general public

Creates, evaluates, and implements health and safety programs and strategies

Inspects the site to ensure it is a hazard-free environment.

Conducts toolbox meetings

Evaluated occupational incidents, near-misses and illness investigations and recommended corrective actions where necessary

Prioritized and made sure company and workers on site comply with environmental protection laws, and safety standards

Provided sufficient barricades and warning signs in areas where lifting operations is being done

Carried out emergency preparedness drills pertinent to fire, and injury on site

Responded promptly to employees’ safety concerns

Company: West African Ventures (WAV) Nigeria Limited

Position/Date: Safety Coordinator

Project: Escravos Gas to Liquid -EGTL Pipeline / ERHA-north, SONAM March 2014 - May 2017

Key Responsibilities

Completed marine sanitation inspection on the barge in work areas and cabins, and preparation of Job safety analysis prior to any task commencement

Enforced compliance to safety policy and standards and proper stacking of gas cylinders for welding by all CHEVRON workers

Mandated welders to wear the right and complete PPE during disconnection from platform as part of shut down

Performed safety emergency drill onboard barge to sensitize and refresh workers’ response to emergency

Organized daily safety meetings on work conditions, safety policies and shut down procedure review

Avoided slip and trip hazard by keeping cable trails well aligned and kept off walk-way

Responded and documented all safety issues related to near misses and incidents

Company: West Africa Ventures (WAV) Nigeria Limited

Position/Date: Offshore Safety Officer

Project: 24” Gas Pipeline, (EGP3B) - Feb. 2013

Key Responsibilities

Developed HSE plans and advise on operational safety matters related to the work

Protected gas work area by testing prior to and during job operation of pipeline pigging

Co-ordinated and conducted inspections/audits of facilities and activities with Chevron Safety officers

Implemented good work practices in accordance to statutory requirement of Chevron facilities by all workers

Enhanced workers ability to respond to safety and Health, safety issues through awareness seminars

Drafted and dispatched daily progress report of work activity to safety manager

Made sure that back to back workers were enrolled for induction by Chevron HSE officer at their facility

Company: DeltaAfrik Engineering Limited / Worley Parsons Nigeria

Position/Date: Graduate Site Engineer March 2011 – March. 2013

Key Responsibilities

Assisted with the preparation of designs, and specifications for reference and proper guide

Conducted routine inspection on the site to identify any potential problems

Managed jobs that was allocated to the on-site staff

Monitored the site work and prepared status reports for the senior site engineer /management

Ensured that daily report on progress of work was sent to stakeholders

Co-ordinated constantly with the other concerned professionals like architects, surveyors, contractors,

Educated the on-site staff on safety precautions in discharging their duties / daily task.

Company: The Arab Contractors Nigeria Limited

Position/Date: Graduate Safety Trainee

Project: 115km Road Construction - November. 2010 – February 2011

Key Responsibilities

Advised and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)

Reviewed and updated existing policies and measures according to legislation

Initiated and organized induction training for new employees on safety measures

Inspected work areas of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity to the use of protective equipment

Ensured that installations, maintenance, disposal of substances were carried out under safety conditions

Carried out root-cause analysis to determine the cause of injuries and how to prevent future occurrence

Provided statistical information to upper management for review and necessary action

Company: Smob Technical Limited

Position/Date: Graduate Project Engineer November. 2009 – Sept 2010

Key Responsibilities

Worked alongside a more experienced Site Engineer

Surveyed the site to ensure materials are at designated locations

Checked and interpreted drawings to project clients to prevent delays associated with mistakes

Inspected workers on construction site to see that quality and design specifications are followed

Prepared reports for clients and line managers on project progress





Institution Certificate


Institution Certificate

Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM), Ghana

Chartered Institute of Warehousing and Materials Management (CIWMM), Nigeria

College of Supply Chain Management (USA)

Post Graduate Diploma – Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - USA

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) – UK



International Safety Management (ISM) Code Internal Auditor


Degree Obtained


Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State - Nigeria

Bachelor of Science


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