Emergency Response Team Superintendent
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Donoso, Panama
hace 14 horas

Responsibilities : Management

  • Manage all ERT / Fire Crews On allocated shifts.
  • Maintain Emergency Response Equipment including Fixed Fire protection, First Aid, communication, Emergency vehicles and Rescue Equipment inline with a plan preventative maintenance.
  • Devise equipment functionality check schedules according to inventories and implement a check register.
  • Provide accurate and detailed weekly and monthly reports.
  • Prepare and support annual budget for Operations and investment on New Equipment and tools for effective response of ERT.
  • Prepare monthly duty rosters ensure sufficient site coverage of emergency personnel to respond to identified risk events.
  • Respond to and management all emergency incidents during normal working hours and when requested to do so by management or security control after normal working hours.
  • Make recommendations to the improved efficiency of the emergency team.
  • Planning and preparation

  • Establish and maintain a register of possible emergency scenarios for the site and ensure the teams are equipped and trained
  • to respond.

  • Maintain emergency preparedness and response procedures for fire, hazchem spills, & handling.
  • Ensure established company Emergency Response practices and procedures are upheld.
  • Development, implementation and Review of Emergency Response and fire operating procedures including the sites Emergency
  • Response Plan.

  • Implement evacuation drill programs to ensure evacuations are conducted safety and efficiently.
  • Training and simulations

  • Identify and conduct professional and proactive emergency response training
  • Develop the ERT to ensure knowledge and skills gaps are bridged and the team has the competence to respond to emergencies.

  • Conduct quarterly skills assessments to monitor competencies of all ERT members.
  • Prepare Training programme on a monthly basis and report progress.
  • Undertake incident simulations and preparedness drills inline with the likely event scenarios.
  • Conduct basic firefighting training for all employees on site.
  • Develop a program of training and development of volunteer brigades to support the rescue teams in the event of an emergency.
  • Maintenance of high standard of fitness and emergency readiness in the Emergency Response teams.
  • Fire prevention and inspections

  • Plan and maintain records of all fire prevention inspections accross the Cobre Panama mine, port, Process and power plant areas.
  • Undertake Fire risk assessments before commencement of works and as required.
  • Update all fire inspection records and procedures on the site.
  • Ensure all regular fire inspections across the site are done within the scope of NFPA guidelines
  • Maintain and record all fire extinguisher on site, including the follow up of Annual Inspection and required HT according to
  • regulations in a register.


  • Track and support all hot works and confined space working and other high-risk areas requiring fire or rescue cover.
  • Support the Safety Training team to develop and provide a confined space course to deliver to site personnel.
  • Advise the Safety Team on all legislative requirements pertaining to signage, emergency procedures and evacuation diagrams in line with NFPA and Occupational Health and Safety standards.
  • Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • Grade 12 or "O" level or equivalent certificate / passed Fire Service Statutory Examinations Leading Fire-Fighter or Sub / Officers.
  • Having completed Fire Prevention and Breathing Apparatus courses.

  • Certificare in Safety Management - CIEH
  • Industrial fire-fighting experience is essential
  • Advanced First Aid / Basic Life Support Certificates.
  • Holder of minimum Class C drivers Licence.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years post qualification experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years in a management or Fire Officer position.
  • Preferred minimum 3 years experience in the mining industry.
  • Able to command and control Emergency Response teams.
  • Experience in Fire ground / Rescue Operation Procedures.
  • Experience in Emergency Management and disaster Preparedness.
  • Be Computer literate with good command of both oral and written English and Spanish.
  • Basic training and knowledge on Emergency Responde for Radiological incident.
  • Qualified on NFPA regulations applicable in National Regulations for Public Building and Industrial installations.
  • Publiée le : 06 May 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

    Fin de publication : 30 Aug 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

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