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Construction Health & Safety Officer (FTC)

(BESS P3a Project – Paleisheuwel Substation)

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The successful candidate will be responsible for Health and Safety. 


• Coordinate registration and removal of hazardous waste.

• Attend Occupational Health & Safety Committees meetings.

• Report and investigate all applicable incidents/ accidents.

• Conduct project and facility health and safety inspections.

• Liaise with all related governmental bodies and regulating agencies.

• Prepare, organise and maintain inspection data, reports and systems to control project SHE plans.

• Develop and implement health and safety awareness at all levels within the organisation and projects. 

• Develop, review and update appropriate sections of the projects/company Emergency Procedures

and Plans.

• Continual promotion of the health and safety ethos and culture at all levels in the Company and with


• Investigate and report complaints of hazardous working conditions to the project or line manager

and/or other appropriate senior management.

• Implement and/or monitor the implementation of Occupational Health and Safety Policy, Programs,

Plans and Procedures.

• Assist the business and projects in complying with current health and safety legislation and/or

regulations with the objective of ensuring that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect

the safety and health of staff client, visitors and contractors.

• Coordinate the training of personnel in areas of HSE, including accident prevention and investigation,

workplace inspections and other matters related to implementing HSE procedures.

• Compile safety statistics / month reports / review reports.

• Generate pro-active plans / actions to reduce incidents or construction delays.

• Assume other duties that may be assigned. 


• Driver’s licence and own transport.

• National Diploma in Safety Management equivalent.

• Knowledge of the ISO 9001, ISO 45001, and ISO 14001.

• 3-6 years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry.

• Computer literacy skills e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.

• Registered as Construction Health and Safety Officer with SACPCMP

• Extensive experience as a safety officer within the Transmission and Distribution or Power Stations


• Knowledge and understanding of OHS Act and other legislation that have an impact on safety

activities particularly engineering, design, and construction activities. 

Personal attributes

• Ability to manage projects HSE effectively.

• Ability to interact and work on different levels.

• Ability to perform Risk Assessments and develop Fall Protection Plans.

• Ability to work under pressure and independently with minimal supervision.

• Have good communication and negotiating skills to ensure the implementation of OH&S legislation.

• Team player. 

Closing date

20 May 2024

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