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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Specialist Construction Safety

Experience Needed:

Minimum requirements · ­­A Bachelor’s or B-Tech degree (NQF Level 7) in Safety or Built Environment. · Registration as a construction Health and Safety Manager with the SACPCMP-Pr.CHSM. · A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Safety Management. · A minimum of 5 years' experience in construction OHS auding and reporting. · A minimum of 5 years' experience in construction health and safety management-all stages of construction project. ADDED ADVANTAGES: · A postgraduate qualification in Management. · Registration as a construction Health and Safety Agent with the SACPCMP- Pr.CHSA.

Requirements:

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: · Experience in the implementation and management of safety management systems. · In depth knowledge of OHS Legislation. · Knowledge of conducting risk assessment, OHS budgets, OHS specifications and auding. · Computer literacy: MS Office. · Excellent written, communication and reporting skills. · Compile SHE budgets and cost estimates. · Excellent resource allocation and time management skills. · Knowledge of JBCC contracts in terms of OHS. · Experience in management of multiple projects simultaneously. KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: · Team leader and team player (positive social and interpersonal skills). · Able to operate independently with delegated authorities. · Strategic thinker and planner. · Ability to work under pressure and high demand.

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Physical infrastructure projects - concept and design phases · Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and especially the Construction Regulations during concept and design phases. o Maintain records in terms of a master list for construction OHS for all projects. o Compile projects specific OHS specifications and baseline risk assessment per project and submit within due date. o Attend all planning meetings and advise on OHS requirements to ensure compliance. o Review and update NWU OHS specifications format and baseline risk assessment; in line with legislation changes Construction plan and file assessments · Assess, discuss, and approve contractor’s OHS plan’s in accordance with the Construction Regulation and NWU Project OHS Specifications. · Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and address non-compliances effectively. Construction Projects: OHS reporting and audits · Ensure compliance with OHS legislation and maintain and improve OHS compliance at NWU. o Complete construction work permit process and ensure permits are submitted timeous to Department of Employment and Labour. o Conduct audits and risk management for assigned construction projects. o Ensure appointed OHS consultants conduct audits and inspections as per agreed appointment – oversee ad coordinate. o Attend site meetings and provide feedback on OHS compliance status / actions required to principal agents and project managers. o Report and take action on high risks and non-compliances. o Conduct close out report on projects. o Monthly consolidated construction OHS reports and presentations. o Conduct Incident Investigation.
ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr Leslie Barends: 018 299 4845 ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Ms Moratuwa Motsemme: 018 299 4958 CLOSING DATE: 01 April 2024 PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

April 15, 2024

Date Created:

March 30, 2024

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