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  • Job reference: RMS0106047

Safety Advisor

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/03/2012
  • Time left:
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    (22/03/12)
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The Company:
Our Client, an Iron Ore Joint Venture, is a partnership between global business leaders; working with a major Iron Ore Operator on its multi-billion dollar growth plans in Western Australia.

The Role:
Our Client's Mine Studies team is seeking an experienced Safety Advisor for an immediate start. This role is to provide support to the Safety Superintendent through the implementation of the HSE Procedures. The Safety Advisor is required to demonstrate leadership and commitment in relation to the implementation of the HSE Management Plan.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:
Assist managing Project Staff and Contractors working in their area of the project with respect to:

HSE System implementation and audits;

Coordinate with the Safety Superintendent to manage impact on other activities;

Interface with project staff for HSE matters and support services;


Assist Contractor HSE Plan implementation

Design, develop, prepare & conduct safety training

Identify safety training needs on a project & research appropriate (training) solutions

§ Contribute to developing work procedures, especially in new activities

§ Preparation of data on safety performance, identification of trends & opportunities for improvement

§ Conducting accident & incident investigations & propose new systems of work or equipment where appropriate

§ Assist in identifying and conduct HSE training (and awareness) needs for the project.

§ Conduct the induction of all project workforce and visitors on HSE responsibilities.

§ Assist in the preparation and ongoing implementation of effective Journey management

§ Inspect the work under each contract daily and advise the contractor of any corrective actions needed as they occur.

§ Ensure site entry requirements for plant, equipment and people are adhered to.

§ Report weekly to the Safety Superintendent the performance on each work area.

§ Attend and participate in meetings including prestarts.

§ Coordinate with construction personnel, contractors, statutory authorities, client etc. to allow operational shutdowns, relocations or tie-ins to existing plant and services to be risk assessed prior to start.

§ Assist in commissioning duties as and when required.

§ Review proposed and actual changes to project implementation and contractor activities and report any concerns.

§ Provide HSE support and advice as needed throughout the project

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
§ OHS Cert IV accreditation, Cert IV training and assessment

§ Previous HSE Advisor experience

§ Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel

§ Attention to detail

§ Ability to work under pressure

§ Ability to adapt to and promote change where desired

§ Ability to organise and establish priorities

§ Understanding emergency response procedures

§ Understanding site risks and ability to recognise hazards

§ Ability to implement the site management plan

§ Ability to schedule and undertake internal HSE audits

§ Ability to investigate safety incidents

§ Understanding safety regulations and industry safety standards

§ Ability to create/develop work instructions, procedures & JSAs

§ Knowledge of Duty of Care requirements

§ Ability to provide advice and train others in safety related matters


§ Ability to
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