Health, Safety and Environmental Officer at ROPEAK Limited


Job Description


ROPEAK Limited is a multi-disciplinary Engineering, Construction, and Procurement firm. We are committed to providing integrated and innovative solutions to challenging engineering problems. The company is headquartered in Kenyasi,Ahafo Region. ROPEAK Limited is dedicated to providing quality services to our clients. The company seeks to find and give opportunities to dynamic and smart individuals to join our exciting team as a Health, Safety and Environmental Officer.

Job Summary

As a Health, Safety and Environmental Officer, you will be responsible for assisting in developing and implementing safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all employees and contractors on our construction sites. You will also play a crucial role in conducting risk assessments, training programs, and ensuring compliance with local and international safety regulations.

Primary Responsibilities

• Conduct regular site inspections to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety standards.
• Assist in the development and implementation of health, safety and environmental policies and procedures in accordance with local and international regulations.
• Conduct risk assessments and collaborate with site managers and engineers to implement effective control measures.
• Provide safety training to employees and contractors, including toolbox talks and inductions.
• Investigate accidents, incidents, and near misses, and provide recommendations for preventive measures.
• Keep abreast of changes in health and safety legislation and ensure company compliance.
• Collaborate with project teams to develop emergency response plans and procedures.
• Maintain accurate records of safety inspections, incidents, and training sessions.
• Coordinate with relevant authorities for necessary permits and approvals related to health, safety and environment.
• Participate in regular safety meetings and provide updates on safety performance.
• Conduct regular equipment and machinery inspections to ensure they meet safety standards.
• Collaborate with supervisors to establish and maintain a positive safety culture within the organization.
• Ensure the provision and use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) on sites.
• Prepare and submit regular reports on health and safety performance to HSE Lead.

Other Duties

• Performs any other allied duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Health and Safety Lead or his designate.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Safety and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or a related field.
• Minimum of three (3) years proven experience as a Health and Safety Officer in the construction or mining industry.
• Being a Mincom certified Safety Officer will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge of local and international health and safety regulations.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to conduct effective training sessions and toolbox talks.
• Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Detail-oriented with a proactive approach to safety.
• Certification in occupational health and safety (e.g., NEBOSH, IOSH) is highly desirable.
• Familiarity with construction equipment and processes.
• Having a Valid Driver’s License with at least 18 months of driving manual vehicle is preferable.

Location: Kenyasi – Ahafo Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit an application with RESUME to the address below no later than 20THMAY, 2024.

Human Resource Manager
Ropeak Limited
? Human Resource Department
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited – Ahafo

Qualified applicants can send their RESUME to:

[email protected] with the role as the subject.

Closing Date: 20 May, 2024

Please only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

NOTE: To enable Newmont Company to determine that an applicant is a native of its mine impact community, all local-local applicants from the communities must be ENDORSED by the Chief, a nominated Assemblyperson, and the Youth Leader of the applicant’s community, and must be delivered to Newmont Security gate at Plant Site or the Yamfo Office not later than the stated date.

Females are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and should have their vaccination card available at the time of application.

May 2024
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