Adviser, Safety Traffic
First Quantum Minerals
Port Colon, Panamá
hace 3 días

Job description : Purpose


To ensure the organization complies with current health and safety legislation approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to health and safety as well as work proactively with other managers to establish and maintain a system that promotes a culture of safe working practices across the organization.

Key Accountabilities and Challenges

To be the Responsible Safety Leader in Their Area

o Expert at auditing

o Manage and comply with calendar of audits under their responsibility

Maintain register of progress against audit

Support area with contractor management

o Including but not limited to Pre-tender audits

o Arrival Inspections, Induction & SMS Compliance

o Execution of periodic audits

Take responsibility for administration of all department safety incidents, specifically My Compliance.

Provide Department monthly feedback on incident closure

Support (but not lead) local team with correct incident protocol

o Protect the incident scene


Support area with implementation of the Department SMS

Provide feedback to Safety Superintendent regarding SMS implementation

o RA / SOP

Support local team with implementation of SHE Rep committee

To ensure day-to-day safety issues are addressed and brought to the attention of the Safety Superintendent in a timely manner.

Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.

Assist in implementation of Safety and Health Standards in line with Corporate strategy and annual business plans.

Attend crew toolbox meetings on a daily basis

Support the organizational culture of FQM (Bolder, Driven, Smarter, Together) and actively promote it’s translation in terms of safety related activity

Support Department Managers to established company health, safety policies and procedures and ensure they are upheld

Conduct informal daily and formal weekly safety inspections in all areas within the scope of the Department.

Randomly conduct Planned task Observations in conjunction with the local supervisors.

Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience


Tertiary qualification in Health and Safety or equivalent.

Skilled knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and application in Panama.

Extensive knowledge of effective health and safety management strategies and best practices

Registered with IDONEDAD

Safety Officers accredit certificate through an international recognized institution.

Knowledge of ATTT and MOP road specifications


Good leadership, presentation and motivational skills.

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent knowledge, understanding and application of industry best practice

Health and Safety strategies for large-scale, continuous operational mining


Excellent cognitive and analytical skills with understanding of Health and Safety process improvement and incident control strategies.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate reports in both an upward and downward direction.

Excellent project management and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Strong computers skills especially MS Office.


Working with road construction and or traffic management environment.

Knowledge of OH&S systems, preferably ISO 45001 system.

Experience in road traffic incident investigations and auditing.

Must have valid clean Panamanian driving licence.

Must be computer literate.

Fluency in Spanish

English highly regarded.


Conscientious Impartial Approachable

Respectful Leader Truthful

Service focused Knowledgeable Confident

Fact focused Goal orientated Responsible

Working Conditions

Cobre Panama is a remote site.

Organization Structure

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