• Title
    Site Safety Officer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Mining & Minerals
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Site Safety Officer with experience in the Mining and Metals industry to be based on site in Umkomaas KwaZulu Natal.


    Main purpose of the role:


    • Provide onsite support in a functional role to the HSEC Manager
    • Provide onsite support to Construction Manager and Project Manager
    • Provide HSEC support to site managers and supervisors
    • Ensure task specific Risk Assessments are done by the contractors, and implemented
    • Ensure contractors adhere to Safe Work Procedures
    • Ensure implementation of, and compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other required legislation
    • Ensure legal compliance of all contractors on site
    • Conduct HSEC audits as specified per schedule
    • Conduct daily site inspection in support of HSEC Manager
    • Promote behavioural base safety in Hazard Elimination and Recognition Training (HEART) 

     Key Responsibilities: 

    • Provide daily reporting to HSEC Manager, and Construction Manager on request
    • Compile weekly HSEC report and forward to functional manager
    • Inspect and sign off contractor HSEC Management Plan
    • Provide technical advice on matters relating to industrial hygiene, safety and environmental matters and ensure safety programs comply with project specification, legal requirements, standards and policies
    • Assist the HSEC Manager for the roll out of HSEC information related to site activities
    • Manage HSEC issues in designated area of responsibility on site
    • Conduct Safety Interventions
    • Participate in bi-weekly HSEC coordination meetings
    • Participate in bi-weekly HSEC management and contractor safety walk abouts
    • Attend daily/weekly progress meetings associated in the area of responsibility
    • Conduct inspections on work permits; ensuring current and documentation maintained
    • Monitor daily contractor crew talks
    • Monitor safe work procedures, verifying contractor compliance
    • Conduct risk management in the identification of hazards in the workplace and recommend corrective or preventive measures, including control systems to detect deviation from agreed HSEC policies
    • Participate in incident and/or accident investigations and coordinate corrective and preventative actions
    • Conduct site inspections related to waste disposal and industrial hygiene, protective clothing and the storage of dangerous chemicals and other substances
    • Provide technical advice on chemical and physical agent behaviour, impact and control as they effect the environment and health of employees and users
    • Initiate and conduct HSEC audits on contractors associated with area of responsibility
    • Provide advice to project personnel on strategies and problem solving on HSEC matters
    • Inspection of work activities in compliance with Risk Assessments
    • Participate in site hazard inspections
    • Ensure all contractors practice HSEC standards as required by the project

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 years as a HSEC Advisor in a project environment
    • Registered with SACPCMP as CHSO
    • Extensive knowledge of local HSE legislation.
    • NEBOSH IGC and/or NEBOSH International Diploma
    • NADSAM
    • BTech qualification

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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