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Safety Officer job vacancy at Epiroc South Africa

Job Summary

Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd is hiring for the job vacancy: Safety Officer.

Closing Date: 28 February 2024

  • Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
  • Primary Skills:  Critical Thinking,Problem-solving,Coaching and Men

Location:  Mokopane, Limpopo, ZA

Job Purpose

Ensure SHEQ Legal , Epiroc Group and Operational compliance and other requirements in all areas of operations and activities for Customer site at Bokoni mine site.

Manage and implement SHEQ and related processes with compliance and improvement projects with the resultant efficiencies and ultimate financial benefits of the contract and PSD as a whole.

Careers at Epiroc

Epiroc is a leading manufacturer for the mining and infrastructure industries. In the 150 countries where you can find Epiroc, we encourage our employees to take ownership of their own development and careers with the support of their leaders.

United. Inspired. Performance unites us, Innovation inspires us, and commitment drives us to keep moving forward. Diversity and sustainability are key to growing fresh and innovative ideas and solutions for our customers.

In the 150 countries where you can find Epiroc, we encourage our employees to take ownership of their own development and careers with the support from their leaders.

We are committed to give you every opportunity to succeed in a culture of innovation, diversity and collaboration, combined with a caring atmosphere.

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Main tasks and responsibilities

  • To lead, assist and advice Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental (SHEQ) functions in a manner that protects the company, employees, customer and assets against losses, injuries, and accidents by the development and enforcement of safe work practices / programs.
  • Evaluate and maintain MRS compliance with Epiroc, Mining Legal and Regulatory plus Customer requirements in all areas relevant to SHEQ.

  • Perform regular TMM inspections , as required by the customer and all other Inspections
  • To carry out a legal appointment on the customer site, as per MHSA/Minerals Act regulation, as applicable (2.17.1) Implement and maintain hazard / aspect and risk / impact awareness program / campaign.
  • Implement, assist and control internal and external audit processes for areas of responsibility, and report the performance of these audits to Contract Site Manager and  Regional SHEQ Specialist on a monthly basis and ad-hoc basis.

  • Implement, assist and control SHEQ risk assessments and make recommendations for improvements as required to the Mine and/or PSD Site Manager.
  • Ensure all SHEQ requirements are adhered to, including the issue and effective use of PPE, with the objective of achieving the Mine and/or PSD target of zero fatalities, accidents, incidents and property damages.
  • Coordinate, report and control accurate record keeping relating to SHEQ statistics, and participate on incident investigations as and when required.
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  • Advise, guide and support applicable management to ensure that SHEQ procedures and policies are implemented, operating effectively and that all personnel are fully engaged and trained in the processes.
  • Participate in daily / weekly / monthly SHEQ or other meetings and report any SHEQ statistics as required to Site Management and Head Office and Mine/Customer.

  • Assist with COID Act (Compensation, Occupation, Injuries and Diseases Act) implementation, reporting and compliance.
  • Primary responsible for all customer required legal compliance and related documentation updates on customer software, i.e Passport 360 and Enablon, and all related functions.

Competences, skills, education and experience

  • Three years relevant Mining/Engineering in an mining environment.
  • Technical aptitude or trade qualification background an advantage.
  • Code B drivers licence
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001  & ISO 45001/OHSAS 18001 Implementation and internal auditing experience advantageous

  • Auditors courses for Safety and Risk Control Management
  • Risk Assessment Techniques (SWIFT ,HAZOP and FMECA,WRAC and HIRA, etc).
  • Good understanding of the MHS Act and Operational Application of Legislation.
  • Legal Compliance Auditing experience will be advantageous.
  • ITIS/Train the Trainer
  • MS Office, Knowledge and Applications

Educational requirements

  • Grade 12
  • National Diploma / Certificates (e.g. NOSA / IRCA /Nebosch ) in SHEQ /Other suitable formal National Qualifications.
  • COMSOC 1 and II and/or SAMTRAC
  • Trade qualification an advantage
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Behaviours

  • Good communication skills, ability to converse with all levels effectively.
  • Ability to train and motivate people, across all levels
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong Organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail and leadership qualities.
  • Shows initiative and drives continuous improvements

How to Apply

Epiroc is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring we maintain a diverse and inclusive culture. To prevent any possible unconscious bias, please remove any personal/identifiable information e.g., photo, ID number, address, date of birth from your application.

Closing Date: 28 February 2024

Curator

  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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