Health and Safety Supervisor (Wind / NEBOSCH / SAMTRAC / CHSO) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 3010 32 SS

Reference Number: 3010 32 SS

Job Description:

Our client, one of Africa’s leading renewable energy companies is seeking a Health and Safety Supervisor who will be responsible for providing oversight of health and safety aspects of both of company wind energy facilities’ operation and maintenance (O&M) activities.


  • Drive behavioral change through advising and implementing continuous improvement programs and practices to encourage an exemplary H&S culture.
  • Actively engage the entire employees and other stakeholders in order to build a strong H&S culture.
  •  Create and maintain positive and proactive relations with O&M Contractor, landowners, supervisors and employees.
  • Develop educational training material, toolbox talks, etc. to build a continuous positive H&S culture.
  • Ensure compliance to relevant H&S legislation is monitored through formal and informal H&S inspections and audits of the facilities and systematically capture and timeously close out of any findings.
  • Establish facilities H&S objectives, KPIs and targets.
  • Ensure that deviations to safe work practices are captured and facilitate implementation of corrective and preventative measures.
  • Provide guidance and direction (e.g. incorporating safety considerations into technical solutions) to the O&M Contractor.
  • Collect and collate all H&S statistics as required for the incorporation into company internal performance reporting.
  • Verify trend analyses on Health and Safety statistics and propose measures to manage high risk activities.
  • Contribute to HSE reports and presentations to HS Manager.
  • Ensures that there is open communication regarding H&S performance and monitoring at the facilities.
  • Raise suggestions for improvement of workplace H&S.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of iAuditor software on both Facilities.
  • Ensure all correct information is made available for EXCO Reporting, Quaterly Reporting, bi Annual Reporting as well as Annual Reporting.
  • Conduct inspections, internal audits and facilitate third party audits by providing on facilities information as required, to meet audit objectives.
  • Accompany Authorities (e.g. Department of Labor) and provides necessary information as required to ensure compliance to relevant H&S legislation and permits.
  • Actively participate in the Management/ leadership visits and encourage management to fully engage employees regarding their H&S expectations and requirements.
  • Ensure that all required permits are in place and up to date to meet legislative obligations.
  • Maintain valid HSE appointments on facilities in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Allocate personal protective equipment (PPE) and maintenance of distribution records to ensure that employees have the necessary PPE to conduct their tasks.
  • Work with the O&M Contractor’s H&S Officer to ensure that the facilities H&S plans and files is kept up to date.
  • Ensure the O&M Contractor abides by employment law regarding working conditions and health and safety, including ensuring that employees stay within the legal amount of overtime.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 5 years of operation and maintenance experience in a similar role.
  • Matric.
  • National Diploma in Health and Safety / NEBOSH.
  • SAMTRAC Certification.
  • Registered as a Safety Officer with South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).
  • HIRA certification (Hazardous Identification Risk Assessment).
  • Renewable energy experience is beneficial.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent opportunity

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at sscheepers [at] camining [dot] com

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Sheree Scheepers

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CA Mining

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