Environmental, Health and Safety Officer at United Fisheries Ltd

Siavonga, Full Time

United Fisheries Ltd
Location: Zambia
State: Siavonga
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

This position is for a six months contract in Siavonga
Our Client is specialised in rehabilitation of Hydraulic Structures and difficult access works underwater upto 200m; rope access; confined area and is currently undertaking a project of rehabilitating the plunge pool of the Kariba dam in Siavonga, Zambia. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Environmental Health and Safety Officer
Role Summary
Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the EHS will be responsible for driving and upholding Occupational Health, safety, and Environmental activities and ensure full compliance to the system and supporting site operations to eliminate safety incidents by way of thorough safety investigations inspections and tracking of close out actions.
The EHS Officers duties will include but not limited to the following:
Responsibilities

Ensure that the relevant SHEQ System files and registers are maintained and to evaluate and assess operating / working methods and techniques and make sure they are available for inspection at all times.
To ensure that all new employees and contractors are inducted prior to them starting work.
To conduct planned inspections of the area of responsibility on a regular basis and to immediately action any deviation found.
To conduct SHEQ talks and involve all employees and contractors at the start of every shift.
To conduct monthly SHEQ Meetings.
To ensure that the information required for the compilation of Accident / Incident report is provided timeously to the SHEQ Manager.
To comply with and enforce company policies and procedures and company Zambia SHEQ management systems to reduce risks and costs.
Drive and uphold occupational Health, Safety, and Environmental activities in line with the set HSE and environmental objectives.
Investigate the construction site to ascertain equipment, production, and material processes do not pose a safety or health hazard to employees, work guests, and the general public
Drive the safety management operating system.
Ensure all staff onsite wear proper PPE at all times
Conduct regular safety inspections and audits of the site area including equipment and infrastructures.
Promote the use of written documentations on JSA, SOPs in all aspect of site operation.
Manage the shift hazard registers as reported by operators and provide timeous feedback to the operators on the status of the close out actions.
Conduct incident investigations with relevant supervisors and follow ups of the actions.
Monitor the statutory logbooks and first aid canisters and advise management where necessary.
Monitor compliance levels of supervisor check list and provide information to management on non-compliances
Assist in the development and implementation of safety initiatives and policies as directed.
Maintaining a pro-active approach to all aspects of operational safety and encourage teamwork within the department in line with company values.
Promoting the use of written documentations on safe work procedures job safety analysis and standard operating procedures.

Experience & Qualifications

Full Grade 12 Certificate
Certificate or better in Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment
Should have a minimum 2 years relevant experience
Good organisational and record-keeping abilities the ability to maintain good record of all safety-related activities
Experience in Safety in Construction will be an added advantage
Ability to communicate effectively across most levels
Must be able to confidently deliver presentations to large crews
Displays initiative and teamwork skills
Physically fit and able to pass pre-employment medicals
Able to drive and holds a valid drivers license

Only candidates who meet the above stated requirements should apply.

Method of Application

Applications should include the gross salary expectations.

Drop off your application letters and detailed CVs in at United Fisheries Ltd, Plot 575, Fishing Camps, Siavonga; or alternatively send your applications via email to   and  
Siavonga residents are encouraged to apply and will be gi