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Safety Advisor- Projects

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Discipline:
Health & Safety Jobs, Industrial Health Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Region:
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
26-Feb-18
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Job Description

Reporting to the Project Director, the incumbent will provide technical support to operational and administrative areas, aimed at meeting the requirements of encouraging everyone involved in constant pursuit of the organization's prevention of occupational incidents. The position assists with the monitoring, inspection of the area, and observing working conditions detecting adverse situations, emphasizing preventive activities in support of the Health & Safety programs at Kinross. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide Safety Inductions to all workers arriving to work on the Tasiast Phase 2 project
  •  Provide to these same workers training on specific subjects as they may arise on the project.
  • Provide a visible presence in the field promoting the occupational health and safety principles established in Tasiast’s health and safety policy.
  • Work with expatriates and local nationals to develop and embed a culture of safety.
  • Provide daily guidance to supervision in the management of health and safety related matters.
  • Communicate to line management the status of the health, safety and risk management initiatives.
  • Assist line management in the identification of hazards and the implementation of hazard controls.
  • Conduct hazard risk assessments on all routine and non-routine tasks within his or her area of responsibility.
  • Review Job Hazard Analysis’ and other field level risk assessment to determine currency and accuracy.
  • Monitor through observations, inspections and audits the work conditions and work practices of employees and contractors to ensure compliance with legislation and conformance to Tasiast’s health and safety rules and standards.
  • Monitor the close-out of remedial actions and recommendations.
  • Maintain accurate records to meet legal and Tasiast program requirements.
  • Prepare and distribute daily shift report that includes all activities conducted during the shift
  • Have all safety information boards updated on daily basis.

Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a health and safety role in heavy industry.
  • NEBOSH training will be highly regarded.
  • Familiar with OSHA standards and procedures
  • Proficiency in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in English
  • LV Driving licence
  • Physically fit to work

Skills

• Highly effective planning skills geared at reducing inefficiencies and maximizing safety
• Must be able to adapt to constant shift changes
• Must be able to communicate effectively with all crew members and all levels of management in a clear and concise manner 

  • Flexible
  • Ability to work with own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Possesses excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluency in French and local dialects is an asset.

Language Requirements

English

Arabic

French 

Closing Date:
16/03/2018

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