Posted on :
15 Dec, 2021
15 Dec, 2021
Perform field work and associated activities, using established systems and procedures, by setting and collecting samples, monitoring of baseline information, field observations and recording, conducting the required surveys, assistance with biodiversity monitoring and restoration/rehabilitation research programmes, archaeological monitoring research and relocation, operation and maintenance of monitoring equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Job Title: Assistant: Environment Field
Location: Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
Reference #: SU-VAC-139
Contract Type: Permanent
Key Performance Areas:
•Prepare and execute field sampling expeditions, including organizing equipment, materials and supplies for field work.
•Collect samples, identify, pack and store or dispatch samples as per procedures, to applicable laboratories and calibration facilities.
•Collate information collected from a range of samples and carry out data entry into instruments and/or on spread sheets and other documents.
•Conduct initial trend analysis of data collected, in defined areas of responsibility.
•Perform rehabilitation/restoration activities as needed, in line with the Company Mine Closure Plan and CBAP objectives.
•Carry out semi-skilled/skilled work on a broad range of monitoring equipment.
•Conduct calibration on monitoring equipment as required.
•Report any incidents of SSHERQ non-compliance witnessed around the Husab mine, potential accidents which impact upon the environment.
•Ensure that information required is processed timeously and accurately and field sheets filed correctly, as per procedures.
•Perform lifting and manual handling tasks as and when necessary.
•Assist with environmental awareness distribution, campaigns, toolbox talks, discussions, creating and installing signage.
•Assist and support infield consultant/contractor work/surveys/inspections.
•Assist with environmental compliance inspections, the issuing of these reports.
•Provide troubleshooting assistance for monitoring stations and equipment.
•Provide improvement ideas to supervisor to enhance monitoring programmes efficiency.
•Perform variety of tasks in the monitoring and/or testing in accordance with the prescribed Biodiversity and Bio-physical procedures.
•Data review after sampling, anomalies identified, reports drafted and reported to supervisor.
•Review respective monitoring stations daily/weekly data in areas of responsibility.
•Liaise with the onsite laboratory for sample delivery and analysis; and receive and file the Chain of Custody documentation.
•Ensure that there are always sufficient supplies of sampling materials for the required tasks.
•Cleaning and maintenance of weather stations and accessories, PM10, dust buckets, water level gauge and other sample equipment as required.
•Ensure all monitoring equipment and/or meters are in good working conditions, report non-functioning meters to supervisor.
•Maintain correct and appropriate signage to monitoring access roads, rehabilitated areas and no go areas.
•Assist supervisor to keep an inventory/register of equipment, materials and supplies up to date.
•Report, submit and replace faulty equipment on time.
•Storeroom/workshop effective management of all the monitoring equipment.
•Regular housekeeping of work areas.
Requirements and experience:
•2 years’ experience in environmental management field.
•A qualification in Environmental Management will be a distinct advantage.
•Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.
•4×4 off road driving training/experience will be an added advantage.
Application Deadline: 23/12/2021