Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Safety Officer/ Fireman

Location: Any City, Nigeria

Purpose Statement

  • Monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations and developing measures to assure personnel safety.
  • Ensure compliance with established Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policies and procedures.

Key Deliverables:

  • Monitor Depot/Terminal activities to ensure that workers comply with the company policies and government safety regulations.
  • Control periodical inspection on fixed extinguishing systems (CO2, deluges, sprinklers, water, foam and dry powder), inspect, test and maintain fire hoses, hydrants, monitors, isolation valves and couplings.
  • Participate in / lead a team engaged in rescue / firefighting /emergency activities with the proper use of fire, safety and lifesaving equipment / systems.
  • Develop policy, safety inspections, safety training and complies with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
  • Overview, monitor, and enable preventive maintenance & inspection on the various types of, portable gas detection appliances, fire, safety and lifesaving equipment which includes complete checks, servicing, repairing and supervising contracted assistants while undertaking maintenance work.
  • Assists in investigating accidents or injuries that occur in the workplace and writes a report detailing the cause and provides recommendations that can help prevent future accidents
  • Ensure trucks inside the depot are marshalled properly to avoid accidents
  • Ensure fire regulations compliance by all Ensure fire drills are conducted regularly
  • Ensure water level in hydrant tank is within safe limit and replenish water stock level as necessary.
  • Making sure trucks are properly parked in the depot.
  • Making sure all trucks are properly earthed before loading commences
  • Checking trucks before entry into depot.


  • Good use of MS word and Excel
  • Good Communication skills
  • A good team player

Minimum Qualification / Experience

  • B.Sc Chemistry or equivalent in a Science orĀ  Engineering course.
  • 1-2 years of cognate experience as safety officer in storage tanking farms / Oil depot or terminal and firefighting and fire prevention in Energy Sector.
  • Professional Safety Certification is a must

Personality Traits:

  • Hard working
  • Team player
  • Must possess excellent inter-personal skills

Working Relationships:

  • Depot Manager/Supervisors
  • QHSSE Supervisor /Officer
  • All depot staff

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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