Construction Safety Officer: Technical Services (2 Positions Available)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SALARY : R226 611 per annum (Salary level 7)
CENTRE : Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 22 December 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
experience in the built environment.
A valid code B driver`s licence.
Recommendations: None.
Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations (Act 85 of 1993).
Building construction activities.
Contract administration.
Legislation pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Disease Act, Environment Conservation Act.
Western Cape Maintenance Framework.
Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Proven computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, MS Project).

DUTIES :
Managing of contract administration support.
Managing health and safety plans for maintenance and construction projects.
Ensure that all contractors executing construction works on maintenance projects are in accordance with approved H & S plan.
Creating an environment which will enhance and contribute to safe working conditions and service delivery.
Consultation with contractor and safety officers on project sites regarding ways to improve service delivery.
Remain up to date with all applicable prescripts/policies and procedures.
Inspect contractor`s equipment of sites and Health and Safety File.
Ensure that sufficient demarcations and warning signs are provided in areas where lifting operations are being done on sites.
Prepare health and safety specifications for construction works.
Render technical services, inspections of sites, compile reports, promote safety and prepare budgets.
Monitor compliance of the OHS Act.

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