Lycopodium is an Australian headquartered engineering and project management consultancy which provides a complete range of services for the evaluation, development, implementation and optimisation of projects across a broad range of industries.
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Lycopodium is currently recruiting for a Safety Officer - Resettlement to join our growing project team in Ahafo North.
Reporting to the HSE Superintendent the Safety Officer - Resettlement will provide advice to ensure that the Resettlement housing Construction is delivered professionally and safely in line with Company, Client and industry requirements.
They will also confirm all HSE initiatives of the Project team are aligned with Company, Client, regulatory and contractual requirements.
Although recruited and employed via Lycopodium, the position will act as an Owners representative and take direction from our clint's safety department.
The tasks you'll perform
Administer and implement HSE policies, plans and procedures to mitigate risks and safely deliver the project.
Ensure all dealings with Client, Vendors and other external stakeholders are professional and in line with ethos of the business.
Provide specialist advice in designated areas of expertise.
Conduct environmental training and awareness programs to the project and contractor site teams.
Educate and promote health and safety (H&S) culture that will mitigate the risk of injury to personnel and damage to plant, equipment, environment, and the heritage aspects of the project.
Assist Safety & Environmental officers in accident/incident investigations and reporting.
Assist in job safety analysis and coordinate training to improve safety such as excavations, confined space entry, hot works and Hazard identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA).
Check on-site contractor personnel for induction and training status. Enforce project PPE requirements and project safety guidelines
Facilitate Health and Safety audits, risk assessments, reviews and inspections.
The expertise you'll bring
Technical Certificate/Tertiary Education Qualification, Degree, or Diploma in appropriate specialist field or equivalent.
Must possess a NEBOSH/Mincom Certificate
Solid Knowledge of Safety in Construction Management.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite Package.
Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a similar safety role in construction environment involving earthworks, commercial, and/or residential construction
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills across different cultures
Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues across all business units.
Ability to use MS Excel, MS Word, and other project systems/tools.
Solid leadership and people supervision skills
Strong analytical and decision-making skills with an Eagle’s eye for details.
Working hours are 6 days a week, 8 hours per day, from Monday to Saturday, 7am to 4pm daily and 5 hours on Saturdays from 7 am to 1pm.
The safety supervisor shall spend 95% of their time on the project site to properly check on daily activities on site