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Emergency Response Team Superintendent

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Health & Safety Jobs
Panama All
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Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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* Manage all ERT/Fire Crews On allocated shifts.
* Maintain Emergency Response Equipment including Fixed Fire protection, First Aid, communication, Emergency vehicles and Rescue Equipment inline with a plan preventative maintenance.
* Devise equipment functionality check schedules according to inventories and implement a check register.
* Provide accurate and detailed weekly and monthly reports.
* Prepare and support annual budget for Operations and investment on New Equipment and tools for effective response of ERT.
* Prepare monthly duty rosters ensure sufficient site coverage of emergency personnel to respond to identified risk events.
* Respond to and management all emergency incidents during normal working hours and when requested to do so by management or security control after normal working hours.
Planning and preparation

* Establish and maintain a register of possible emergency scenarios for the site and ensure the teams are equipped and trained
to respond.
* Maintain emergency preparedness and response procedures for fire, hazchem spills, & handling.
* Ensure established company Emergency Response practices and procedures are upheld.
* Development, implementation and Review of Emergency Response and fire operating procedures including the sites Emergency
Response Plan.
* Implement evacuation drill programs to ensure evacuations are conducted safety and efficiently.
Training and simulations

* Identify and conduct professional and proactive emergency response training
Develop the ERT to ensure knowledge and skills gaps are bridged and the team has the competence to respond to emergencies.
* Conduct quarterly skills assessments to monitor competencies of all ERT members.
* Prepare Training programme on a monthly basis and report progress.
* Undertake incident simulations and preparedness drills inline with the likely event scenarios.
* Conduct basic firefighting training for all employees on site.
* Maintenance of high standard of fitness and emergency readiness in the Emergency Response teams.
Fire prevention and inspections

* Plan and maintain records of all fire prevention inspections accross the Cobre Panama mine, port, Process and power plant areas.
* Undertake Fire risk assessments before commencement of works and as required.
* Update all fire inspection records and procedures on the site.
* Ensure all regular fire inspections across the site are done within the scope of NFPA guidelines

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

* Grade 12 or "O" level or equivalent certificate/passed Fire Service Statutory Examinations Leading Fire-Fighter or Sub/Officers.
Having completed Fire Prevention and Breathing Apparatus courses.
* Certificare in Safety Management - CIEH
* Industrial fire-fighting experience is essential
* Advanced First Aid/Basic Life Support Certificates.
* A minimum of 5-8 years post qualification experience.
* A minimum of 3 years in a management or Fire Officer position.
* Preferred minimum 3 years´experience in the mining industry.
* Able to command and control Emergency Response teams.
* Experience in Fire ground/Rescue Operation Procedures.
* Experience in Emergency Management and disaster Preparedness.
* Be Computer literate with good command of both oral and written English and Spanish.
* Basic training and knowledge on Emergency Responde for Radiological incident.
* Qualified on NFPA regulations applicable in National Regulations for Public Building and Industrial installations.

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