Murray & Roberts Careers

Murray & Roberts: Safety Officer

Murray & Roberts Careers

Murray & Roberts: Safety Officer

REF: MR-00002888

Location: Polokwane / Pietersburg

Contract: Temporary / Contract


Oversee the planning, creation and implementation of the occupational health and safety program of the company & governmental organization. Duties include administrative, supervisory and hands-on tasks.

Minimum Requirements…


  • Minimum 5 years proven experience as an HSE Officer preferably in an Engineering or Construction environment specific to Electrical and Instrumentation environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Computer literate, Microsoft Office programs.


  • Applicable HSE certification (SAMTRAC or equivalent)
  • HIRA (Hazard Identification / Risk Assessment)
  • Incident Investigation certification
  • First aid Level 2 (valid Certification)
  • Legal Liability training
  • OHSA/Construction regulation training
  • SACPCMP registration / No candidate registration will be accepted

Job Specification…


  • Compile schedule for internal and external audits, legal inspections, Risk reviews, Fire risk surveys, hygiene surveys.
  • Ensuring that all incidents are logged on according to the Coid Act and that actions are correctly assigned.
  • Monitor incident reports and actions to ensure timely close-out.
  • Develop & maintain Safety files
  • Gather and capture weekly and monthly statistics. e.g. Near miss reports, close off reports, VFL’s
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports to management as and when required.
  • Fulfil administrative function in development and implementation of Safety Health & Environment.
  • Conduct monthly self (internal) audits and facilitate external auditors with necessary documentation
  • Assist in maintaining & conducting the health and safety risk management system.
  • Assist with SHE audits and inspections, and see to it that the audit results are rectified & completed in the time given


  • Assist in compiling the SHE Plan
  • Assist with risk identification, evaluation and development of safe work procedures
  • Conduct or have conducted a hazard analysis and take the necessary corrective action
  • Ensure all accidents are properly recorded, reported and investigated
  • Ensure Safety Meetings are held regularly and the results recorded
  • Ensure Health and Safety Representatives conduct monthly inspections and submit the required reports
  • Ensure the contractors comply with the health and safety specifications
  • Issue non-conformances and keep record of the same where required
  • Assist with establishment of the fall protection plan.
  • Where it is not possible to remove any remaining hazard/s you are to inform employees thereof and what precautionary action is to be taken.
  • Ensure appropriate restoration of areas affected by construction.
  • Detail mitigating measures required to be taken, and the procedures for their implementation to the Project Manage
  • Establish the reporting system to be undertaken during construction and ensure effective reporting to management on the deviations identified and required action to be taken.
  • Ensure EMP compliance.
  • Ensure monthly Safety, Health and Environmental reports are submitted to the Project Manager.
  • Ensure the implementation with the Company System Procedures for Health and Safety
  • Ensure statistics are maintained on site regarding accidents, injuries, man-hours, lost time and risk assessments
  • Ensure training needs are identified and implemented.
  • Assist with Induction training.
  • Ensure that all inspection registers are kept up to date & conduct monthly inspections



  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving / electrical capability
  • Courteous
  • Output driven
  • Quality conscious.
  • Service driven
  • Attentive to detail

Closing Date: 25 September 2019

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