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ROPEAK Limited is a multi-disciplinary Engineering, Construction, and Procurement firm. We are committed to providing integrated and innovative solutions to challenging engineering problems. The company is headquartered in Kenyasi, Ahafo Region. ROPEAK Limited is dedicated to providing quality services to our clients. The company seeks to find and give opportunities to dynamic and smart individuals to join our exciting team as a Transport Officer.
As a Transport Officer, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating the transportation of materials, equipment, and personnel to and from sites. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth flow of logistics, maintaining compliance with safety and regulatory standards, and optimizing transportation efficiency.
- Plan and coordinate the transportation of materials, equipment, and personnel to project sites.
- Collaborate with the Head of Administration, site managers, site supervisors, and other relevant stakeholders to determine transportation needs.
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- Coordinate and manage a fleet of vehicles, including trucks and specialized construction equipment.
- Oversee the maintenance and operation of the company's vehicle fleet.
- Schedule regular maintenance checks for all vehicles to ensure they are in good working condition.
- Stay informed about and ensure compliance with local (Newmont) and state transportation regulations.
- Obtain and renew necessary permits and licences for all (both generalized or specialized) transportation as required.
Safety and Risk Management:
- Implement and enforce safety protocols for transportation activities.
- Conduct regular safety training for drivers and other transportation personnel.
- Investigate and report any accidents or incidents involving company vehicles.
Route Planning and Optimization:
- Plan and optimize transportation routes to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of materials and equipment.
- Consider factors such as traffic conditions, project timelines, and vehicle capacity.
- Utilize GPS and other route planning tools to optimize transportation routes.
Documentation and Reporting:
- Maintain accurate records of transportation activities, including fuel usage, vehicle maintenance, and driver movement logs.
- Prepare regular reports on transportation efficiency, costs, and any incidents.
- Work with the finance department to develop and manage the transportation budget.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising safety or efficiency.
- Liaise with the site managers, suppliers, and other drivers to communicate delivery schedules, delays, and any transportation-related issues.
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Qualification Required & Experience
- Candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in logistics, transportation management, or a related field.
- Must have a minimum of five (5) years of proven experience in a transportation or logistics role, preferably in the construction or mining industry.
- Knowledge of safety regulations and best practices in transportation is required.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
- Familiarity with transportation management software and GPS systems.
- Must possess a Valid Driver’s License C.
- Membership in relevant Transport and Logistics professional bodies will be an added advantage.
- Assertive, Reliable, Integrity and Independent.
- Road Safety conscious.
- Results-oriented and proactive.
- Pay attention to details.
- Ability to handle work pressure.
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