AEL Mining: General Work Opportunity

at AEL Mining
Location Northern Cape, South Africa
Date Posted August 19, 2020
Category General/Labour
Job Type Full-time


Closing Date 2020/08/21

Reference Number AEC200812-0

Company AEL Mining

Job Title SHEQ Officer (Northern Cape)

Job Type Classification Contract

Number of Positions1

Location - Town / Site Northern Cape Location - Province Northern Cape Location - Country South Africa

Job Description

AEL is looking to recruit a SHEQ Officer to work in the Northern Cape. To advise and support the Site Manager with the northern cape in the implementation of the Company SHEQ and skills/safety training objectives by providing expert and functional expertise in legal (both SHEQ and training related) and company compliance and innovative interventions to achieve world class SHEQ/Operational performance.Duties & Responsibilities• To continually monitor and adapt change or intervention technologies to improve SHEQ behaviour, attitudes and skills and enhance line SHEQ roles. • To interpret and apply all legal requirements through the development and maintenance of systems and procedures and partake in all investigations relating to the function; responsible for the monitoring of all Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality issues and advise on corrective action where necessary i.e. the disposal of waste and remediation. • To facilitate the process of Hazop studies (Risk Assessments) ensuring the elimination and mitigation of SHEQ and subsequent site risks. This is an official appointment in terms of the Company policy to assist 16.2 appointees to meet their legal responsibilities. • To participate with line management activities with particular reference to the appropriateness of operating procedures and the adherence thereto. To advise and assist in the identification and implementation of corrective actions relating to, for example, the revision of operating instructions or the training/re-training of operational personnel. Conducts induction and basis of safety training as well as multi-tasking assessments. • To coordinate with line management and the centralized ETD Section towards ensuring that records of training are maintained so as to comply with legal and Company requirements. • To assist line management in compiling SHEQ related training schedules and to provide or arrange for the provision of the identified training. This would relate to for example, clearance training, advanced driver training, environmental awareness training. Also to ensure that hard copy and systems records of such training are maintained. • To control budget within the limit i.e.: PPE issued to employees and training. • To provide a support functions for the Corporate function by the provision of key information and the implementation and interpretation of the Company SHEQ Policy. • Ensure compliance to mine standards and OI’s.Qualifications & Experience• Matric / Grade 12 or NQF equivalent. • Comsoc 1 and Comsoc 2/ Samtrac and Samtrac Mining • Safety Management Diploma(Advantageous) • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience as a safety officer at mining environment. • The incumbent should be fully conversant with OHS Act, Explosives Act as well as any other SHE legislation and amendments to current legislation. • The incumbent would require a sound working knowledge of the Skills Development Act and related NQF requirements as well as internal Company procedures pertaining to training for process operations. • The incumbent needs to be proficient in the technical aspects of SHE management and requires a good understanding of Company as well as Explosive/OHS Act regulations, standards and procedures, and other relevant legislative requirements i.e. Water Act, Environmental Act. • The incumbent would need to be possesses excellent presentation skills and a basic knowledge of training methodologies. • Valid driver’s license. • Must be able to pass police clearance for when he\She comes onto the Mine. • Must be able to obtain a red ticket, (medical fitness).Competencies• Sense of urgency • Be able to work under pressure • Good written and oral communication skills with all level in the organisation • Problem solving skills • Ability to meet deadlines • Flexible • Team player • Follow-up on actions for completion • Work independently and on won initiative • Self-starter • Living the AEL Values • Sense of urgency • Be able to work under pressure • Good written and oral communication skills with all level in the organisation