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Gerald Ibenne

Candidate ID: 1271355

Career Summary

I'm an adaptable, energetic & competent Environmental, Health & Safety Personnel with more than 8years of hand on practice, inclusive 6years in Qatar,who strive to improve & positively influence the safety culture in work place. I have a clear,logical mind with a practical aproach to problem solving

Skill Set

Experience in deep excavation, MEP works, highway way Project, Work zone Traffic Management, high rise tower. Accomplish, qualified professional with extensive experience in multi- cultural organizations which allows me to communicate effectively and diplomatically at all staff level.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 8

Nationality : Nigeria

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Health & Safety / Environment

Work Location Preference : Qatar

Detailed Profile

Mobile: + 974 77892467

To strive in the Occupational Health, Safety & Environmental practice to attain to a leadership height in a challenging environment where my competency can be applied in solving OHSE challenges to the obtainable best practices to advancement and improvement to Zero accident culture within and off the work place.
KEY SKILLS: Experienced in deep excavation and highway express road project, infrastructure, high rise tower, MEP works. Accomplish, qualified professional with extensive experience in multi-cultural organizations which allows me to communicate effectively and diplomatically at all staff levels. I have a particularly strong ability to coach and mentor using many different forms of training by focusing on the behavioral as well as the technical aspects of work and safe environment.
I possess strong site communication and coordination in project Construction, HSE planning and implementation, risk evaluation, combined with the ability to coordinate using many efforts to meet organizational goals. I have strong negotiation skills developed over 8years, this has increased my capacity to deliver results on time with minimal incident rates.
• Creation of effective procedures for the preparation and implementation of programs within the area of HSE Management/risk mitigation in project execution, implementation and • Development, implementation and reviews of all HSE documents, ensuring that hazard registers and Risk reduction measures met acceptance criteria as per company’s and client’s requirement and standard.
• Electrical Safety, Ergonomics and Manual Handling, Noise and hearing protection, Scaffolding, Mechanical and Machinery hazards management guarding, Lock-out, Tag-out-Track record.
. Coaching and mentoring employees and contractors in order to introduce and maintain a safety critical behavioral culture in large multi-national workforce.


Imo State University (Bsc in Government & Public Administration)
Wilcox Memoral Comprehensive School Aba, Abia State (High School)
West African Examination Council (West African Senior School Certificate)

* British Safety Council Diploma (in view)
* NEBOSH(Complete IGC)
* Occupational Safety and Health Professional OSHA
* Occupational Safety and Health Manager
* Occupational Safety and Health Specialist OSHA
* Occupational Safety and Health Supervisor OSHA
* Occupational Safety and Health Trainer OSHA
* Scaffolding Supervisor Training (Qatar)
* Hamad International Hospital Basic life Support/ First aid Course CPR, AED & First Aid (Qatar).

* Traffic Management
* Job Hazard Analysis
* Personal Protective Equipment
* Excavation & Trenching
* Confined Space Entry & Rescue
* Scaffolding Inspector Training
* Fall Protection
* Fire Warden
* First Aid
* Effective Accident Investigation


J&V Contracting W.L.L (January 2018- Date)
Position: HSE Supervisor/ Acting HSE Manager
Project: Sirti MANA (Vodafone Projects)

Role & Responsibilities:
• Chairing of HSE weekly/monthly HSE meetings.
• Ensuring safe work system is being maintain at all time during project execution according to the required standard.
• Implementing the site typical layout according to the permit drawing.
• Maintaining free flow traffic during project execution.
• Ensuring safe and free access to the stakeholders, businesses, pedestrians during project execution.
• Maintaining of HSE records.
• Ensuring that HSE practices are up to date current according to the QCS standard.
• Conducting of site inspection all through project execution.
• Ensuring the site activities are carried out according to the HSE plan.
• Ensuring work permit are available before and during work activities and are current till protect completion.
• Where it’s required, i inform the locals prior to the commencement of the activities e.g, excavation that will affect their access to their residents, businesses, car park, Etc.

Licuas Trad. & Cont. Qatar (June 2016-October 2017)
Position: H.S. E. Engineer
Project: Doha –Rayyan Housing Connections (Ashghal project)

Role & Responsibilities:
• Carrying out workplace induction and safety orientation for all new staff and workers to raise their level of safety awareness.
• Conducting weekly toolbox-talk for all workers in the site and IN-HOUSE training when required for all workers on site.
• Ensuring valid permits from Ashghal and complying with the permit conditions.
• Ensuring all daily permits to work is in place before starting any work for the day.
• Ensuring that the traffic diversion plan (TDP) is in place and valid to use.
• Ensuring all TDP materials are available at site for proper implementation for traffic control as per Ashghal standard.
• Collecting the copies of certifications for the equipment and operators to ensure the compliance of legal requirements.
• Ensuring the equipment is daily inspected by the operator as per the checklist to ensure good working condition.
• Ensuring approved method statement and risk assessment is available at site and strictly adhered by the site personnel.
• Attending weekly project HSE meeting and raising HSE issues to take immediate remedial actions.
• Ensuring all personnel are wearing proper PPE as per the approved Ashghal standard.
• Ensuring the layout is done according to Work Zone Traffic Management Guide.
• Supervising safety inspections with clients and internal management.
• Training the staff in relevant HSE topics, as a minimum relative to HSE Induction, excavations, working at Height, Scaffolding, Road Driving, Traffic diversion plan and Basic Fire prevention, first aid at work, emergency respond plan and confined space entry & rescue procedures.
• Ensuring third party trained and certified fire fighters, first aiders, flag man, confined space rescue team are always available at site.
• Ensuring emergency equipment such as safety tripod, ladders, fire extinguisher, first aid kits, multi gas detector and self-contained breathing apparatus are available at site in good working condition.
• Monitoring on environmental issues during the work activities.
• Good coordinating with the stakeholders/neighborhood/pedestrians to get support for safe completion of works.
• Providing immediate report on any HSE non-conformances.
• Providing general OHSE support to the company management system; procedure development, alignment with corporate requirements and continual improvement activities.
• Involved in Incident investigations and follow up for corrective and preventive measures to stop the recurrence.

• Ensuring protective equipment, including a suitable face mask, disposal coverall is worn properly.

AGA-MEP CONT. & ENG. COMPANY Qatar (2015 - 2016)
Position: Senior HSE officer
Project: Hamad International Sea Port or New Port Project (NPP)

Role & Responsibilities:
? Ensures all safety arrangement and measures are strictly followed during and after the worked activities.
? Coordination internal weekly HSE meetings and ensuring records are properly kept.
? Carrying out site inspections and carrying out general weekly toolbox talk.
? Ensuring daily toolbox talk is carried out by the foremen as demanded by the HSE manager.
? Attending Health and Safety meetings with PMC and recommend measures to be taking against potential hazards.
? Conducting JHA of each work to be carried out by the workers.
? Allocating task to the junior safety officers in conjunction with the project manager and ensuring commitments from them.
? Adequate supervision and communication with operators Involved in lifting activities.
? Ensure daily inspection of power tools before the commencement of work activities.
? Ensure weekly/ monthly inspection of both Electrical and Mechanical tools along with writing and maintaining of the reports.
? Monitoring of the activities of the junior safety officers to ensure their commitments and professionalism to their various task.

POSITION: Senior fire marshal
PROJECT: High rise tower building, Porto Arabia 8A & 2B Pearl Qatar.


• Inspection of firefighting cylinders/equipment’s such as fire hose and fire extinguisher
• Maintaining a good housekeeping record on site to reduce the fire accidents.
• Ensuring that all accidents are recorded, investigated, and notified where necessary to the appropriate authority.
• Ensuring Zero accident/No dangerous occurrence by effective surveillance and implementing safe practices and conditions.
• Initiate the workforce to follow the fire safety procedures.
• Ensure monthly inspection of fire extinguishers and maintaining records.
• Carrying out emergency fire evacuation drill to all are presence in and around the work site and maintaining record.
• Attending to meetings and implementation of recommendations on fire prevention, control and evacuation procedures.

POSITION: Safety Officer
PROJECT: Construction of Benin/Lagos Express way (Federal Govt. Project)
Role & Responsibilities:
v Reporting to the Project HSE Manager, Preparing JSA, Safety Assurance Plan and
implementing its scope while executing them to ensure that HSE case Remedial Actions, HSE critical and interface activities are implemented or updated within set timeframe.
v Led the development and reviews of all HSE Cases, Planned, implemented and reported on different levels HSE meetings, inspections, drills and ensured that recommendation are tracked and closed out responsibly.
v Influencing positive behavior as a way of improving company’s HSE Culture.
v Drove the effort to ensure that all maintenance job routines and operational, community relations and other activities linked to maintaining HSE barriers, are personalize and monitored against competent individuals occupying HSE critical position.
v Campaigned on key operational controls to ensure that regulatory requirements, company policies and industry HSE standards are complied.
v Developed checklist and carried out daily HSE checks/inspections.
v Facilitated HSE hazard and incident reporting and established a database for tracking and management of all identified hazards.
v Provided recommendations for risk reduction measures where “reasonable and practicable” in case of recognized inadequacy of control/mitigation measures.

? Good analytical skill with the ability to solve problem logically.
? Good knowledge of safety procedures.
? Good experience environmental management system.
? Good knowledge in road construction works.
? Ability to work under pressure and without supervision.
? Strong interpersonal relationship.
? Excellent team player.
? Attention to details.
? Strong knowledge in Risk assessments
? Hazard identification in working environment.
? Micro soft world computer skill.

Sex: Male
Language: Fluent in English language.
Current Location: Qatar
NOC: Available in request.