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Job title :Chief Safety Officer: Rustenburg (Ref: 144267/2) Reference :144267
Company :Implats
Professional Sector : Industry Sector :
Location : No location given
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2018-11-22Applications close :2018-12-07
Job Description

Situated near Rustenburg in the North West Province, Impala Platinum is an equal opportunity mining company, committed to transformation, excellence and recruitment of individuals who have the potential, attributes and passion to thrive in a changing and goal-orientated environment.  

Chief Safety Officer

Impala – Rustenburg

(Ref. 144267/2)

Minimum qualifications (CVs without copies of qualifications will not be considered):

• Grade 12/Std 10/(NQF Level 4) Certificate is essential

• Complats and Comsoc Certificates are essential

• NADSAM is essential

• Blasting Certificate (Mining) Miner & Shift Boss is essential

Job-specific experience and requirements:

• 5 yearsʼ working experience in the mining environment as Safety Officer is essential

• Valid First Aid Certificate is essential

• Computer literacy (Microsoft Office) is essential

• NEBOSH will be advantageous

• SAP knowledge and experience will be advantageous

• Valid Code EB (08) driverʼs licence and own transport

• Valid Medical Certificate or be medically fit in order to obtain such a certificate

• Good understanding and knowledge of the MHSA is essential

• Knowledge and good understanding of shaft will be an advantage

Additional requirements:

• Basic health and safety skills are essential

• Risk assessment skills are essential

• Knowledge regarding applicable standards and procedures is essential

• Material handling and mining knowledge is essential

• Good reporting, delegation, communication and administration skills

• Understanding of legal liabilities as per MHSA is essential

Duties and responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Ensure compliance with the legal requirements in respect of the Health, Safety and Environment as specified in the Minerals & Regulations and the MHS Act

• Ensure enforcement of standards and procedures, as well as assist in development and implementation of mine standards

• Assist with conducting issue, baseline and continuous risk assessment, hazards identification and monitoring risk assessments in the workplace

• Ensure that safety audits/critical area inspections are conducted, and remedial actions are implemented

• Ensure proper reporting and investigations on workplace incidents and implementation of remedial actions

• Analyse and report on safety statistics and propose and implement initiatives to reach safety targets

• Monitor and make recommendations on the application of health and safety principles regarding all equipment/machinery, hazardous substances in the workplace

• Advise on the safety principles pertaining to sources of mechanical/electrical energy and to non-mechanical/non-electrical sources of energy, and on application of safety and health principles regarding electricity in the workplace

• Advise using given methodology, perform on-the-job coaching to enhance individual performance in the workplace

• Communicate safety milestones, best practices and monitor compliance with safe production rules

• Manage the financial aspects in terms of health and safety (awareness campaigns)

• Ensure that all programmes are run within budget

• Authorise all the actions and be fully involved in all the campaigns

Company details can be found at http://www.implats.co.za

Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups.

Short-listed candidates may be subjected to psychometric assessment.

Applications from agencies will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Applications can be sent to: The Recruitment Centre, Impala Platinum Limited, PO Box 5683, Rustenburg 0300 or fax: (014) 569-9965 or e-mail in MS Word format to Recruitment.Mining4@implats.co.za

Closing date: 7 December 2018

In addition to challenging opportunities, the Company offers a competitive remuneration package and the normal large company benefits.