HSE OFFICER

18 July
2022

Position: HSE Officer

Job description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, evaluate, and implement occupational health and safety programs and strategies and
    enforce compliance on site to assure safety, healthy and efficient operations.
  • Carry out daily audits and inspections of work sites, as required to assure compliance with
    safety and health program requirements.
  • Inspect and examine all health and safety related complaints, workplace accidents, outbreaks.
    of diseases, the spill of hazardous toxins or poison
  • Search for physical, biological, and chemical workplace hazards.
  • Investigate construction sites to ascertain equipment, production, and material processes do
    not pose a safety or health hazard to employees, contracted workers, guests, and the general
    public.
  • Prepare technical reports of inspection findings; and develop corrective actions.
  • Write daily health and safety reports or injury logs and ensure they are completed and submitted to relevant government agencies.
  • Review existing policies and measures, and update them according to legislation.
  • Develop and implement frameworks to reduce incidents, and accidents and improve workplace safety.
  • Train all employees and relevant stakeholders on issues of workplace safety and environmental protection.
  • Run drills and exercise with site workers and contractors on how to manage emergencies.
  •  Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery, waste disposal).
  • Organise OHS training of employees and inductions for site contractors and workers.
  • Verify the adequacy and safety of all work proposed tools and equipment.
  • Review and approve all subcontractors’ safety plans.
  • Provide timely, accurate, and complete minutes of meetings and daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports as required
  • Ensure adherence to Health, Safety, and Quality standards.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by your line manager

REQUIREMENTS

Hard skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 4-6 years experience as a safety officer
  • Profound knowledge of industry standards and regulations (OSHA)
  • Experience writing reports and policies for health and safety.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  •  Ability to communicate excellently in both oral and written format.
  • Ability to climb heights using ladders or scaffolding.

Soft skills:

  • Mature, pragmatic, and flexible approach.
  • Team player but comfortable working autonomously.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and record-keeping abilities – maintaining good records of all safety-related activities.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Rigorous and organized approach.
  • Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves.

Personal characteristics:

  • High energy.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Desire to live and work in Epe, Lagos.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to careersnigeria@rendeavour.com, quoting ‘HSE Officer’ as the subject.