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HSEQ Manager - Byerwen

Position Description


Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and South East Asia.

Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


Macmahon is currently seeking an experienced Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager to lead the HSEQ team at Byerwen coal mine which is located near Glenden in the Bowen Basin. Reporting to the Project Manager, this position is responsible for managing the Byerwen Safety Health Management System and the site HSEQ strategy. 

Key duties/responsibilities include:

  • Advising project management regarding legislative requirements, guidelines, Codes of Practice and Standards relevant to the workplace;
  • Developing strategies, objectives and targets to improve health, safety, environmental and quality performance across the workplace;
  • Providing recommendations for improvement opportunities in work processes and contributing to the implementation of endorsed improvement initiatives;
  • Coordinating the workplace inspection and audit system and undertaking regular audits of the system and/or associated processes, procedures and work practices ;
  • Complying with the Management System procedures for Document Control and Control of Management System Records, ensuring policies and objectives are observed and followed in the execution of tasks;
  • Identifying, assessing and developing control mechanisms for hazards in the workplace; and
  • Leading the HSEQ team in monitoring compliance to safety, health and environmental management plans, legislative requirements and internal procedures/policies, ensuring non-compliances are reported and rectified.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor Degree in Safety, Health, Environment or similar;
  • Minimum 10+ years in the Queensland coal mining industry; 
  • Minimum 5+ years demonstrated experience in Senior HSEQ leadership roles within the Queensland coal mining environment; 
  • Strong working knowledge of statutory requirements and regulations;
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring, coaching and managing a HSEQ team;
  • Experience with excavator / shovel, truck and drill / blast operations;
  • Experience in developing and implementing a Coal Mine SHMS; and
  • A demonstrated ability to engage clients, workforce and stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes, along with well-developed leadership skills. 


Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.