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Permit to Work Issuer

LocationYamfo, Ahafo Region - Ghana
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions2 Positions
  • Safety Inspector
  • Health & Safety (HSE)
  • Safety Supervisor
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Database Administrator
Job no: XGYAN
Category: HSE & Sustainability, HSE & Sustainability
  • Review incoming work requests to ensure they are complete, accurate, and comply with company policies and safety regulations.
  • Issue permits to authorize specific work activities, including hot work, confined space entry, electrical work, and more, based on the nature of the task.
  • Coordinate and manage isolations, including lockout/tagout, equipment shutdowns, and isolation of energy sources to ensure the safety of employees and contractors.

With offices in Australia, Africa, Canada and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the resources, infrastructure and industrial processes sectors. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a diverse career that could take you anywhere in the world.

Lycopodium is currently recruiting for a Permit to Work Issuer to join our growing Project team in Ahafo North. 

Reporting to the HSE Manager the Permit to Work Issuer will be responsible for facilitating the safe execution of work activities, particularly those involving hazardous operations, issuing permits with the management of isolations, ensuring that the Ahafo North Project is delivered professionally, environmentally friendly and safely in line with Company, Client and industry requirements.

The tasks you'll perform

  • Ensure that all permit-related work activities are in full compliance with relevant safety protocols, including proper equipment usage, protective measures, and safety checks.
  • Conduct risk assessments for each permitted work activity and work with relevant parties to mitigate potential risks and hazards.
  • Maintain accurate records of all permits issued, isolations performed, work activities conducted, and any safety incidents or near misses, and provide regular reports to management.
  • Ensure accurate submission/reporting of various Permit and isolation reports, to statutory/regulatory bodies, as required. 


The expertise you'll bring

  • Effectively interact with clients, officials, contractors and others
  • Perform advisory functions to employees at an operational level.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues across all business units.  
  • Strong understanding of safety systems and compliance requirements

The benefits we'll provide

Lycopodium has a strong company culture focused on career progression and technical skill development. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of large projects whilst working amongst a team of highly skilled professionals.

We recognise that everyone is different, and needs may change over the course of your career. That’s why we:

  • Invest in our people for the long-term, building a diverse and rewarding career, mentored by the best in the industry.
  • Allow our people to balance work with other commitments, like family or study, offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Are undertaking significant people and technology initiatives that will support the workplace of the future.

We encourage and value diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity.

Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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