Health and Safety Officer

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About our client:

Asharami Energy (a Sahara Group upstream Company) is an Exploration and Production company with a strategy to deliver sustainable growth through the acquisition and development of viable assets across Sub-Saharan Africa. The company is a customer-centric brand committed to delivering creative and lasting solutions and equally, embraces and cultivates efficiency and innovative thinking.

About the role:

Asharami Energy is looking for talented individuals to join their team as a health and safety officer to report to the deport manager. This role entails Monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations and developing measures to assure personnel safety. Ensure compliance with established Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist in monitoring Depot/ Terminal activities to ensure that workers comply with the company policies and government safety regulations.
Constant review and update of company HSE policy
Control periodic inspection on fixed extinguishing systems (CO2, deluges, sprinklers, water, foam, and dry powder), inspect, test, and maintain fire hoses, hydrants, monitors, isolation valves and couplings.
Participate in / lead a team engaged in rescue/firefighting/ emergency activities with the proper use of fire, safety, and lifesaving equipment/systems.
Assist in overviewing, monitoring, and enabling preventive maintenance and inspection of the various types of portable gas detection appliances, fire, safety, and lifesaving equipment which includes complete checks, servicing, repairing, and supervising contracted assistants while undertaking maintenance work.
Assist in investigating accidents or injuries that occur in the workplace, writing reports detailing the cause and providing recommendations that can help prevent future accidents.
Assist in ensuring trucks inside the depot are marshaled properly to avoid accidents.
Assist in ensuring fire regulations compliance by all, and ensure fire drills are conducted regularly.
Assist in ensuring the water level in the hydrant tank is within safe limits and replenish the water stock level as necessary.
Assist in making sure trucks are properly parked in the depot.
Assist in making sure all trucks are properly earthed before loading commences.
Checking trucks before entering the depot.
Oversee site security and ensure enforcement of company security policies.
Ensure all quality regulating procedures are practiced.
Ensure all regulatory licenses/ certificates are valid and no noncompliance charges are recorded. Application for license/certificate to be conducted timely to avoid expiry.
Assist in ensuring proper housekeeping of the site environment.
Ensure adequate PPE availability for the company.
Assist in ensuring adequate training/ certifications for the team are carried out in line with regulatory standards.
Key Knowledge and Skills:

Good use of MS word and Excel
Good Communication skills
A good team player
Minimum Qualifications/ Traits:

B.Sc. Environmental Engineering, HSE or equivalent in an Engineering /
Technical discipline or equivalent 1-2 years of cognate experience as safety officer in storage tanking farms / Oil depot or terminal and firefighting and fire prevention in Energy Sector.
Professional Safety Certification is a must.
Personality Traits:

Team player
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills
Working Relationships:

Depot Manager/Supervisors
QHSSE Supervisor /Officer
All staff deport staff

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send your CV to before the 24th of May, 2024.

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