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Karachi, PK

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Engineering

Safety Officer

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?


In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


As a Safety Officer, your work will focus on the following responsibilities:


  • Responsible for implementation of safety manual/guidelines at designated site.
  • To develop policies, plans & procedures for minimizing the risk
  • Training of employees on safe work practices, Fire Fighting, emergency response plan First Aid.
  • Supervise Fire Drill at site.
  • Perform monthly inspection at site and prepare monthly reports.
  • Audit of permits for Hot work, Confined Space, working at Height etc.
  • Utilize all tools, equipment and accessories in such a manner so as to maximize useful operating life.
  • Maintaining High standard of Housekeeping at site.
  • Educate employees for Near Miss Reporting.
  • To conduct monthly safety committee meetings at site for reviewing of hazards identified
  • To prepare Safety manual, emergency response plan, spill prevention plan & firefighting plan of Plant.
  • Observe work in progress, ensures that proper safety equipment is worn and procedures are followed.
  • Implementation of Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) at site.
  • Make recommendation for correction and follow up to ensure that violations have been corrected.
  • Review of Incident / Accident & makes recommendation for prevention of similar future accidents.


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


Qualification : Any graduate engineer with 5 years of relevant experience


Other required skills:

  • Change Management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Legislation & Labor Laws Awareness
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment awareness
  • Training & Development Skills
  • Workplace ICT equipment & applications awareness


Location : Sindh Nooriabad Power Company (SNPC), Karachi.


Why you and us:


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.



How to apply

If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our career’s portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.



Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Any questions related to this position. Please reach out our Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist – MESAA,



Last application date: 31st January 2023

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers in decarbonisation by developing market-leading technologies. These cover future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS energy management platform. Wärtsilä Energy’s lifecycle services are designed to increase efficiency, promote reliability and guarantee operational performance. Our track record comprises 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems delivered to 180 countries around the world. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at