Drill Safety Specialist

Location: Pilbara Posted Date: November 29, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 505963 Careermine Job Id: 1821359
Fortescue is now consistently producing more than 170 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Title: Drill Safety Specialist - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Work location: Iron Bridge

Roster: 8 days on, 6 days off

Working within Strategic Planning's Drilling team, you will be responsible to ensure adherence of Fortescue's Health, Safety and Environment standards and policies by both Fortescue and contracted employees.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure Fortescue and Contract employees adhere to required Health, Safety and Environment policies and procedures
  • Promote safe and efficient operations of Drill rigs and associated equipment
  • Proficient auditing of machinery and procedures to identified gaps and non-compliance's
  • Provide subject matter expert advise to Fortescue and its contracting partners on drilling related safety and coordination matters

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety - preferred
  • Drilling Certification - Preferred
  • Knowledge of drilling operations and safety procedures/best practices in remote locations
  • Experience with performing safety audits
  • Incident investigation exposure (ICAM training/experience preferred)
  • Current First Aid certification
  • Current WA C Manual drivers license
  • 4WD Certificate

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people's differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.


Applications close: 13 Dec 2019 W. Australia Standard Time