Occupational Hygiene Officer Job 2020

Posted on :

10 Jan, 2020

Category :

Technical Jobs in South Africa

Aldelia is a Global Recruitment Company with offices globally and we now have a strong presence in South Africa. We are looking for a Occupational Hygiene Officer for large mining projects throughout Southern Africa. This is a great opportunity to be part of a large well-known mining company in South Africa.

Job Description

Job Title: Occupational Hygiene Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the work environment comply with all the relevant hygienic standards to minimize potential health risk to employees.
  • Close down any operations and activities which pose a health risk or threat to the workforce.
  • Design and provide reports to management and use hierarchy of controls to minimize health risks to employees.
  • Optimize human resources in a way that maximum output is delivered by the section as a whole.
  • Ensure work ethics is of such a nature that workers continuously strive towards improving their own performance.
  • Team effectiveness within a controlled risk environment.
  • Manage a safe and healthy work environment where workers and contractor can deliver their outputs
  • Estimate annual financial requirements for the section.
  • Monitor expenditure on monthly basis.
  • Keep up to date on SHE issues.
  • Promote the company SHE policies.
  • Manage implementation of SHE policies, objectives and targets.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Degree in Environmental Health/ Safety/ Environmental Science or related tertiary qualification.
  • Advanced Certificate in Mine and Environmental Control
  • Certificate in Mine Environmental Control issued by the Chamber of Mines of South Africa/ Intermediate Certificate in Mine Environmental Control issued by the Chamber of Mines of South Africa
  • Certified as an Occupational Hygienist by the South African Institute for Occupational Hygiene (SAIOH)
  • 3 Years’ operational experience in a Mine Environment
  • 2 Years’ team leader experience within Health and Safety

Desired Skills

  • Mining
  • Health & Safety

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

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