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Occupational Hygiene Technician

Date:  Oct 13, 2021

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. The world's leading gold company, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Boddington offers a unique opportunity to live in the South West, only 130 kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area has to offer. One of the largest gold producers in Australia, you will join a diverse team and have the opportunity to advance your career with an innovative company dedicated to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity.

Working a 7 Days on 7 Days Off roster allowing for a good work/life balance and a unique opportunity to live locally and go home each day, we also provide DIDO with accommodation in our Village

About The Role:

  • Are you a passionate and experienced occupational hygiene professional looking for your next challenge?
  • Do you enjoy working in a faced-paced, high-volume environment where you can make a difference and improve processes and procedures?
  • Are you looking for a varied, dynamic, and challenging role?

An opportunity exists for a professional Occupational Hygiene Technician to join our Health and Hygiene team. Reporting to the Occupational Hygiene Advisor, you will utilise your skills and positive work ethic to provide technical support to the occupational hygiene function at a site level.

You will apply standards and procedures and manage equipment and systems required for the ongoing maintenance of site Occupational Hygiene programs. You will ensure our systems and procedures support the operational needs of our department.

In This Role You Will:

  • Conduct Occupational Hygiene surveys on hazardous materials/agents
  • Maintain accurate Job/SEG Information in Cority to support the Occupational Hygiene Advisor in maintaining site Health Risk Assessments
  • Complete site Occupational Hygiene exposure and water monitoring to required regulatory and internal standards
  • Effectively plan and execute site exposure/water monitoring activities to meet the annual site sample plan and any regulatory sampling schedules
  • Maintain a serviceable and compliant fleet of sampling/monitoring equipment in accordance with required standards
  • Conduct and participate in training for Occupational Hygiene processes
  • Maintain accurate records and reports utilising data management systems such as Cority and ChemAlert
  • Prepare and submit all assigned internal and regulatory reporting in a timely manner, including site, regional and regulatory reporting
  • Review and process requests for new chemicals
  • Assist the team in the effective implementation of the respiratory and hearing protection programs for site
  • Participate in investigations as required;
  • Fulfil regulatory responsibilities of Surface Ventilation Technician

Your Skills, Training & Experience Checklist:

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Hygiene or Health and Safety is preferred (minimum requirement to have completed the AIOH Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene course)
  • Significant experience in an Occupational Hygiene, HS Systems or similar role
  • Certificate III in Surface Ventilation Technician or ability to obtain
  • Registered Noise Officer or ability to obtain
  • Exposure to working in a heavy industrial/mining environment
  • Associate membership of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists or ability to obtain, with a provisional membership preferred
  • Awareness of applicable industry standards and legislation applicable to the role
  • Excellent report writing skills and a high attention to detail
  • Proficient use of MS Office software


Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.


Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.


We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


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