Safety Officer at JCHX Mining Construction Limited

JCHX Mining Construction Limited - Location: Zambia, Copperbelt

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Safety Officer at JCHX Mining Construction Limited

JCHX Mining Construction (Z) Limited is a well established mining contracting Company in Zambia and is currently looking for highly – motivated and qualified individuals for the position of:-


This position reports to the Safety Superintendent.

Job Purpose

The Safety Officer is responsible for monitoring and assessing compliance to the safety management system requirements and conduct continuous coaching/awareness to create an environment that is conducive to safe production.

The duties will include the following:

  • Conducting inspections, audits and coaching to ensure understanding and compliance to safety management system, standards and requirements.
  • Conducting safety awareness programs and identify training requirements.
  • Conducting incident investigations and facilitating issue-based risk assessment.
  • Ensures the implementation of remedial measures and controls to prevent a re-occurrence of similar incidents.
  • Assists with the implementation of the safety management system. the Site Safety and Health Plan is prepared and implemented.
  • To address unsafe acts or conditions through the regular line of authority, although the Safety Officer may exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required.
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to management.
  • Conducting inductions, auditing legal documents and managing business partners.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Grade 12 School Certificate, First Aid Certificate, Blasting License or Trade Certificate
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety obtained from a recognized institution.
  • 3 years minimum work experience gained in the mining industry i.e. having background work experience in mining or engineering disciplines and experience in implementation of Health and Safety Management Systems.
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety.
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus.
  • Member of  Zambia Occupational Health and Safety Association (ZOHSA) will be an added advantage.


  • All departments
  • Business Partners
  • Government agencies (e.g. Mines Safety Department )

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and understand impacts of decisions.
  • Ability to mitigate personnel issues and problems
  • Good problem-solving techniques
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Diligent with great attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Leadership skills.
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Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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