Occupational Hygiene (Health & Safety) Specialist

Location: Perth Posted Date: November 29, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 505965 Careermine Job Id: 1821360
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.

Occupational Hygiene (Health & Safety) Specialist

Site: Perth, with frequent site travel

Roster: Monday - Friday

Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager for Operations, this role is based in Perth on a 5:2 roster with frequent site travel

This role fulfils the statutory responsibility as the Surface Ventilation Officer for Fortescue's projects and operations. As such there is a requirement for regular site travel.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Participate in the development of the Hygiene improvement plan for the business, including liaising with internal and external stakeholders in the development of site specific improvement plans
  • Consult with key stakeholders on the development, implementation and maintenance of the Occupational Hygiene Management System, including the development of Standards, Procedures, Guidelines and supporting tools and training materials
  • Consulting with sites, develop and submit Health and Hygiene Management Plans and subsidiary plans
  • Investigate any occupational hygiene exceedances in consultation with sites
  • Fulfil the statutory role of Ventilation officer for all mine sites
  • Foster relationship with DMIRS in relation to regulatory compliance
  • Assist in the implementation of the Occupational Hygiene Management System, within new areas within operations and projects
  • Analyse data to identify and trend emerging Occupational Hygiene risk issues across Fortescue
  • Prepare and deliver training and awareness programs
  • Manage day-day performance aspects of service contracts
  • Prepare required reports and presentations

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Hygiene
  • Surface Ventilation Officer - Certificate 4
  • Noise Officer
  • 10+ years' experience in occupational hygiene in mining or related industry.

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