After an impressive debut in 2013, the Tropicana gold mine has consistently achieved or beaten performance targets. Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Independence Group NL (30%), this large-scale, modern open pit gold operation represents one of the most significant Australian gold discoveries of the last decade. Tropicana has now established itself as an industry leader in operational excellence, offering an attractive working environment and contemporary accommodation and facilities.
We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Safety Advisor to join the HSE team at Tropicana Gold Mine. You will be responsible for providing advice, support and services to the Underground Mining Department as well as other departments as required in the application of OHS practices.
Coupled with a lifestyle balanced 8/5 4/4 FIFO roster from Perth or Kalgoorlie, the permanent role attracts a very competitive remuneration package.
Reporting to the Senior Safety Advisor, responsibilities will include:
Providing a high degree of safety and health support and advice to the operational departments of the site including Mining- Underground, Mining – Open Pit, Processing, Mobile Maintenance, Drill & Blast, Fixed Plant Maintenance and Projects and Infrastructure.
Demonstrate safety leadership and improve the safety culture through developing line capability in delivering their safety accountabilities
Continually review, propose and where approved, contribute to the development of improved safety systems and procedures to optimise safety services provided at Tropicana for life of mine
Provide coaching and mentoring to supervisors, employees and contractors in all areas of safety, behavioural and culture change, and leadership development
Coordinate DMIRS communication via SRS
Monitor action recording and close out from incidents, investigations, audits, planned inspections, safety meetings and conduct action verification to the required standard
Complete internal OHS audits and participate in OHS internal /external audits
Lead the safety interaction process for site
Assist with the overall implementation of safety systems, strategies & initiatives
Providing facilitation, assistance and guidance in incident investigations, HSE meetings, safety inspections of equipment and work practices on the site
Assist in maintaining the HSE management systems on site
Participate in high level incidents and accident investigations as required and monitor incident reporting
Ensuring compliance with OHS regulations as well as company policies and procedures
Leading, facilitating and participating in risk management processes for the Mine Site
Assist in drug and alcohol testing
To be successful you will have the following skills and experience
Tertiary qualifications in safety
Strong organisation and computer literacy
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an OHS practitioner in the mining industry
Minimum 2 years working in an underground mining environment
Working knowledge of the Mines Safety Inspection Act and Regulations
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Experience in HSE management systems such as INCONTROL
Qualification in incident investigation such as ICAM/Taproot
Current "C" Class Western Australian drivers licence or equivalent
A 'can do' attitude with a strong desire to succeed in the role and a passion for health, safety, environment and community
Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and engagement skills
Experience in document development
Experience in delivering safety training
Authorised drug collection officer qualification
Internal auditor qualification
Cert IV Training and Assessment qualification
Ability to pass a National Police Check
In addition to understanding operational safety requirements and legislation, you will be a proactive individual with a strong capability of communicating with a variety of stakeholders.
*Closing date for applications is Friday 12th April 2019