Safety Advisor - Telfer

Telfer Operation, Australia
Jul 28, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Health & Safety
Full Time
Explore the unknown

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Operations near and far

Located in the Great Sandy Desert in East Pilbara, Western Australia, Telfer is a fly in fly out operation from Perth which recognizes the importance of work-life balance. Our comfortable, well-furnished rooms include Foxtel, and our site offers quality food with healthy options, medical care, sports and recreation activities. Families are welcomed several times a year to open days to support our community feel at Telfer.

It's a great time to be joining Newcrest!

Who we're looking for

Our Telfer Operations are seeking a self-motivated and experienced Safety Advisor to support our stated goal of "zero life altering injuries and fatalities". This is a critical role in our People and Safety Department and assists with the ongoing provision of a safe and healthy working environment.

Some of the key deliverables of this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide occupational health and safety advice and support across site
  • Implementation and adherence to safety systems
  • Facilitate accident and incident investigations
  • Conduct auditing and governance around safety on major hazards and contractor partners
  • Safety coaching and development of Telfer Personnel
  • Quality control of incident investigations
  • Procedure development
  • Participate in the Critical Control Management Program

To succeed in this role, you will be a self-starter with a strong passion to uphold high safety standards, as demonstrated by your excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. You will be comfortable with change and hold a personal belief that working safely is of paramount importance.

In addition, you will ideally possess the following:
  • Relevant safety experience in a similar role, ideally in the mining or heavy industries
  • Cert IV or Diploma in OHS
  • Experience with writing procedures and standards - safety systems
  • Monitor changes to safety legislation and responding to requirements to change so compliance is maintained
  • Sound knowledge and understanding to the relevant Regulations, Standards and Codes of Practice
  • Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Effective organisational time management and prioritisation skills
  • Strong computer literacy and prior experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Cintellate (Safety Reporting System) is advantageous

Please note: This is a full-time permanent role at our Telfer mine site, FIFO from Perth on an 8 days on/6 off roster (Friday to Friday).

Our commitment to you

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.