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Boart Longyear Ghana Limited Recruitment hire Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator | Location: Accra, Ghana, West Africa

Company Description

Company Name:Boart Longyear Ghana Limited

Company Website:

Type of Company: Private Sector- Mining and Drilling Companies

Services: Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine dewatering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

Job Description

Job Position:Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Job Posting Category: Mining, Drilling & Petroleum

Post Jobs Status: Full Time

Job Posting Location: Accra, Ghana, West Africa

Job Position Role & Responsibilities:
  • The EHS Advisor partners with field staff, field supervisors and management to provide a safe workplace
  • Support/coach on EHS matters to field staff, field supervisors, and country or area management to perform their task in line with zero EHS incident policy
  • Utilise and improve site risk management tools, including risk registers, inspection programmes, plant and project risk assessments, emergency planning and SVVP/JSEA's or as introduced by the company
  • Routinely conduct workplace audits and rig inspections to monitor work activities and ensure compliance with client, company and government regulations
  • Assist and or lead start-of-hitch, daily/weekly safety meetings and conduct post-incident investigations
  • Accompany injured employees on doctor visits to represent the company's interest in the ongoing care of employees and their return to work
  • Partner with management to maintain the necessary documentation to comply with client, company and government regulations
  • Assist with developing written programmes to meet client, company and government regulations
  • Enter and check quality of incident data and other required information into the Global EHS MAnagement System (GEMS)
  • Routinely conduct workshop and living quarter safety inspections and obtain needed certifications to perform necessary duties and train others
  • Develop additional safety skills and credentials by attending selected courses and clinics
  • Interact with client safety representative, as required and promote Boart Longyear's delivery of safe profitability and growth
  • Report routinely to Zone EHS Manager and Zone Manager EHS lead and laf indicators and review zone trends
  • Assist in EHS functions, including, scheduling, evaluation of candidates, hiring and training
  • Identify statutory and company global employee training requirements and ensure compliance through management of the delivery of structured training
  • Assist in conduct of investigation and incident reporting
  • Assist in preparation of internal and 3rd party preparation of ISO 14001 and OHSAS18001 audits

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification & Required Skills:
  • Demonstrated application of CBT programmes in operational environment such as heavy industry, mining (mineral drilling highly regarded)
  • Experience and aptitude for coaching and assessing operations in EHS systems, tools, processes and risk based programmes
  • Ability to show initiative, work autonomously and plan for the delivery of local and global EHST programmes
  • Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines, engage others and contribute as a team player
  • Ability to establish and develop rapport with key stakeholders across operations, including clients and operations
  • Minimum of a Diploma / First Degree - Occupational Health and Safety

  • Cert IV Mineral Drilling Practices (DRT03 Series)
  • Audit qualification in EHS Management Systems
  • Previous overseas work assignments with foreign cultures Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools
  • Willingness to travel, as required to work sites, including overnight stays
  • Exceptional people skills, able to develop trust based relationships

Required Experience: more than 5 years of EHS experience

Application Details

Application Mode: Interested persons should send a Resume/ CV with contact details, certificates, and cover letter including two referees to given postal address or via email:

Postal Address:
P.O.Box OS 3287
Osu, Accra, Ghana

Application Closing Date: 28 September, 2017

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