H&S ENGINEER

Job Location

On site

Published By

Type of Job

Full time

Published Date

23 February 2022, 23:00:00

About the job

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Support the development of OHS policies and programs across Sasa mine operation

  • Advise and instruct on operational controls such as lock out/ tag out, electrical safety, mobile equipment, working at heights, confined spaces entry, noise protection, dust and particulate protection, exposure to chemicals, Musculo skeletal risks)

  • Conduct risk assessment and support the enforcement of preventative measures

  • Support the review of existing policies and measures

  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment, poor housekeeping)

  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.

  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy

  • Support the investigation of incidents to determine immediate and root causes

  • Mentor, coach mid-level and supervisor level management personnel in developing their knowledge and abilities in the management of OHS.

  • Practical mentoring, coaching of management personnel in the development of a sustainable safety culture

  • Support the development of operations personnel skills and abilities to recognize and manage work environment risks.

  • Assist in the validation of acquired skills set to ensure safe operating practices.

  • Mentoring and coaching employees during on-job training

  • Help identify training needs of the workforce in a continuous improvement mindset

  • Perform infield observations to ensure learning are implemented in daily activities, consults with management when opportunities are identified

  • Support the department managers in creation, implementation, and evaluation of employees training plans

  • Complete daily reports on observed health & safety opportunities and successes

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Focus - Knows and understands the needs of internal      and external customers. Is results      oriented and works hard to consistently provide exceptional service.

  • Ethics and Values - Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance.

  • Problem Solving - Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.

  • Integrity, Trust and Confidentiality - Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.

  • Functional/Technical Skills - Possesses the skills to be effective in the job. Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.

  • Organizing- Able to orchestrate effective use of all available resources. Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.

  • Innovation Management - Able to manage the creative process of self and others.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • BSc in Health & Safety engineering

  • At least 1 to 5 years’ experience in Health & Safety in industrial settings

  • Extensive knowledge of mine operations and mine equipment (an advantage)

  • Computer literate in the Microsoft Office suite of programs

  • Teamwork abilities

  • Good communication skills