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Safety Officer/ Manager

Rustenburg, NW, South Africa
February 20, 2018

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Confidential profile of:

Dominic Van Geems

Position applying for:

Safety Officer

Relevant experience:

5+ Years




Responsible for all employees’ health and safety

Ensure all machinery and equipment are safe and in good working condition

Ordering parts for plants, machinery and equipment

Arrange training for all personnel on plant as well as on the job training

Ensure HSEQ and C is up to standards

Responsible for Toolbox Safety Topic

Capable of fixing a barmack, jaw and giro crusher

Mechanical engineering duties – eg. Welding, cutting, etc.

General plant duties – eg. Change pulleys, gear boxes, bearing, screens, toggle plates, worn chisels and anything with conveyor belts.

Capable of operating/in charge of the following machinery: Articulated dump truck, Excavator, Grader, Water Cart, Metso/Sanvic Mobile Crusher, Front-end-loader, Crane, Forklift and Dozer.


Full Names : Dominic Van Geems

ID Number : 820**********

Date of Birth : 9 September 1982

Marital Status : Divorced

Dependents : 2

Health : Excellent

Own Transport : Yes

Residential area : Cape Town

Email address :

Cell phone : 071-***-**** / 082-***-****

Preferred area of employment : Cape Town


Read : English / Afrikaans

Write : English / Afrikaans

Speak : English / Afrikaans



School Attended : Grenville High School

Year Completed : 2000

Standard Passed : Senior Certificate

Computer Skills

MS Word

MS Excel

MS Outlook


Tertiary Qualifications

COMSOC 1 (Safety Officer Certificate)

COMSOC 2 (Safety Officer Diploma)

MQA Competent A (Certificate)

Basic Rigging and Slinging (Certificate)



Hard Working

Organizational skills

Team player

Problem solving

Attention to detail

Leadership skills



Last employer:

Name of firm DSD Group

City Cape Town

Period February 2017 - current

Position Batcher – ready mix concrete department

Duties Loading and distribution of trucks daily

Ensure all outgoing loads are up to standards

Regular maintenance of plant

Liaising with clients on site

Employer 2:

Name of firm Lesaka Crushers (Pty) Ltd

City Rustenburg

Period 1 October 2015 - 29 February 2016

Position Plant Manager

Duties General plant duties

Ensure safety of all employees

Co-ordinate to all personnel and contractors

Safety Management

Operation of heavy machinery

In charge of constructing a new plant at a well-established

mine in Rustenburg area.

Ordering of all required parts for plant, machinery and equipment

Ensure production targets are achieved

On the job training

Reason for leaving Relocated to Cape Town

Employer 3:

Name of firm SPH Kundalila – Pilanesberg Platinum Mine (Opencast)

City Pilanesberg

Period 27 October 2011 – 30 September 2015

Position Site Foreman & Acting Site Manager (when requested)

Duties Conduct on the job training

Safe behavior observations

Attend meetings with Mine Management

Site inspections with safety representative or shift supervisor

to identify all hazards and put control measures in place

to minimize / eliminate all hazards (Safe Declaration)

Inspect & ensure all machinery is safe and ready for operation

Ensure that operators comply with procedures and standards via Planned Task Observations

Liaise with Plant Foreman for required material to be loaded

into the tips

Optimize machinery for smooth operations

Ensure smooth production operations

Reason for leaving No growth potential

Employer 4:

Name of Firm Lesaka Crushers (Pty) Ltd

City Rustenburg

Period 27 January 2009 – 20 October 2011

Position Plant Foreman

Duties General Plant Duties

2 years of assistance with a magnetic separation plant which

consisted of 8 magnets, 8 feed conveyors, 3 waste belts, 1

chrome belt and 4 feed bins

Ordering parts for plants, machinery and equipment

Co-ordinate to all personnel and contractors

Ensure production targets are achieved

On the job training to all personnel on plant

Ensure all machinery and equipment are in working condition

Ensure HSEC is up to standard

Safety Management

Reason for leaving Better employment opportunities

Employer 4:

Name of firm 4PL Logistical Solutions Provider

City Rustenburg

Period 1 September 2008 – 31 December 2008

Position On-site Coordinator

Duties Ensure that stockpiles are labeled

Sampling of material

Creating stockpiles using a front-end loader

Ensure all drivers comply with mine rules

Record all relevant information in a logbook

Proper communication with management

Reason for leaving Better employment opportunities

Employer 5:

Name of firm Xstrata Alloys

City Rustenburg

Period 2001 - 2008

Positions Acting Safety Coordinator

Scale Clerk

Acting Shift Coordinator

Final Product Operator

Plant Sampler

Lab Sampler

Duties Inspect samples that were brought into the lab for any defects

Prepare samples – crush them by using a Jaw Crusher and a


Mark and identify samples

Record information in logbook

Take samples of all shipments

Ensure that product is up to standards

Receive & allocate material according to chemical analysis/size

Inspect & determine if material is a conforming product

Inspection of plants and barricades

Responsible for safety and health of all shift employees

Ensure smooth operations in and around plant/barricade/rail

Conduct safety talks with the shift employees

Ensure loading of correct material for shipment

Completing weigh bill for exported material

Ensure that the loaded product has been sealed

Record down / lost time for all other relevant information in


Report to management

Reason for leaving Better employment opportunities


1.Name: Conan Willemse

Company: Xstrata Alloys

Position: Group Manager

Cell: 083-***-****

2.Name: Danny De Villiers

Company: SPH Kundalila (Pty) Ltd

Position: Services Manager

Cell: 082-***-****

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