Job Vacancy For Occupational Hygiene Technician


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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI (IDUAPRIEM) LIMITED (A subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Limited) operate the combine Teberebie and Iduapriem open-pits gold mines at Tarkwa in the Western Region of Ghana and has a work force of over 1400, including contractors.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified employees to fill in a vacant position(s) mentioned below:

Position: Occupational Hygiene Technician
Grade: Stratum I
Department: HSE
Number of Position(s): One (1)

Role Purpose

• To anticipate, identify, measure, and monitor workplace health hazards, and ensure that controls are continuously monitored for effectiveness. Role holder will support the occupational hygiene unit in the continuous health risks assessments and controls on the mine.

Role Accountabilities

• Conduct sampling/monitoring of air borne hazards such as dust, welding fumes, diesel particulate matter, air borne lead
• Measure and continuously monitor noise exposure levels (personal noise monitoring)
• Measure and continuously monitor whole body vibration and radiation exposure levels of employees
• Conduct regular nocturnal light measurements at the workplace
• Participate and assist in risk assessment exercise and contribute to the developments and implementation of control measures
• Conduct critical control verification - ensure that controls are in place and functional to mitigate the risk of harm
• Conduct compliance studies on the use of noise and respiratory protection devises at the workplace
• Maintenance/housekeeping of the dust laboratory/weighing facility (cleaning, charging equipment) and ensure that all occupational hygiene equipment are well maintained
• Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly occupational health & hygiene reports
• Assist in educating workers on health effect of stressors on the mine (physical, chemical, biological, ergonomics etc.) on the mine and existing controls including the use of PPE Conduct health and hygiene inspections
• Assist in internal and external audits Participate in random alcohol and drug testing activities in the mine
• Assist with the implementation of indoor residual spraying, larviciding and disinfection programs sponsored by the mine
• Conduct kitchen inspections and ensure that food samples are collected for analysis with FDA quarterly

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specifications

• BSc. Environmental and Safety Engineering, Chemistry or Health Sciences related field from a recognized institution
• Professional competency certification in Occupational Hygiene is an advantage
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of Occupational Health & Safety or occupational Hygiene or its equivalent.
• Must be familiar with the use of occupational hygiene equipment
• Knowledge in MS Office applications.
• Budget planning and development skills
• Report writing – be familiar with occupational hygiene report writing
• Effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work extra hours and respond to tight deadlines
• Knowledge in MS Office applications.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting
• Must possess very strong human relations skills and ability to interact with people of diverse culture and value
• Medical fitness for the position and environment
• Possess a valid driver’s license and proficiency in driving light vehicle

Location: Obuasi

How to Apply For the Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 30 June, 2022
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