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Health & Safety Advisor

Job description

Health & Safety Advisor

Job Highlights:

  • Monday - Friday roster

  • View of Permanency for right candidate

  • 3 months of Camp Accommodation Provided

  • $70 flat rate/ hr

About our client

Whitehaven Coal is Australia's largest independent coal producer and the leading coal producer in North West New South Wales.

About the role

The Health and Safety Advisor is accountable for assisting with developing, coordinating, maintaining and enhancing the Health, safety, and Emergency management systems across the Mine to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and internal processes and procedures. The role is providing advice, support, coaching and assistance to site personnel as well as assisting with coordinating the implementation of Whitehaven Coal Safety strategies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintaining awareness of relevant WHS legislation including Mines and Petroleum legislation, codes of practice and company policies.

  • Develop and maintain health and safety management systems in response to legislative and operational change, industry leading practice and incident corrective actions.

  • Review high potential safety and training incident investigations for adequacy of corrective actions, timeliness of close out and apply findings to identify opportunities to improve safety and training management systems.

  • Implement health and injury management systems in line with legislation and industry leading practice.

  • Assist where required to develop and maintain training materials and packages for operators and maintenance personnel in conjunction with The Training Superintendent

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Work Health and Safety or related discipline (essential)

  • First Aid Certificate (essential)

  • Advanced Return to Work qualifications (essential)

  • Root cause incident investigation facilitation (essential)

  • Risk assessment facilitation (essential)

  • ICAM Lead Investigator (desirable)

  • WHS Systems Auditor (desirable)

  • Qualifications in health, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing, occupational hygiene (Highly regarded)

  • Minimum 3 years WHS experience (essential)

  • WHS experience in the mining industry (essential)

  • Knowledge of WHS legislation and statutory requirements in NSW (essential)

  • Health and injury management in the coal mining industry (very highly regarded)

About Gunnedah

Gunnedah is the hub of the Basin. The local's genuine smiles and the natural beauty of the landscape paint a picture of rural country Australia with a great variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. More information is available

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:

Recruiter Name: Amanda Moore

Position: Recruitment Coordinator

Contact number: 07 4969 4719

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Health & Safety Advisor
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Regional NSW - Tamworth & North West NSW, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Production Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 2021-06-16
Reference: 7212J202115056