Occupational Hygienist Officer

First Quantum

General Role Purpose

  • To limit health risks through practical and cost-effective methods, carry out detailed surveys, use specialist equipment to measure hazards and compile reports and data to present to clients


  • Degree in in Occupational Health, Safety, Environmental Health or other related field
  • Good negotiating skills, tact and diplomacy

Core Specific Responsibilities 

  • Conduct sampling and preparation for analysis
  • Manage and maintain equipment registers
  • Investigate Occupational Health and Safety concerns in diverse occupational environments
  • Develop, review, update and implement the OHS&E program, including related policies and procedures
  • Provide technical support to incident and near miss reporting, investigations and follows-up on recommendations
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits
  • Implement industrial hygiene program
  • Prepare reports based on results, inclusive of remedial actions
  • Follow up on IH actions and ensure effective close-out

Expected Deliverables 

  • Offer advice on health and safety regulations
  • Come up with cost-effective solutions to remedy problems (if any)
  • Control hazards in the workplace

Behavioural Traits

  • Must possess an analytical mind
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Must have a high standard of hygiene

Operational Requirements

  • Anticipate, recognise, evaluate, communicate and control environmental stressors in, or arising from, the work place that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members of the community

Knowledge and Experience

The Occupational Hygiene Officer will require knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience (preferably in the mining industry)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of and a thorough understanding of relevant legislation
  • Training and experience with incident/accident reporting and investigation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

To apply for this job please visit firstquantumcareers.com.

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