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Safety Advisor

Date:  Jan 13, 2021

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.


Newmont’s multi-billion dollar Boddington operation takes full advantage of innovative, state-of-the-art technology and processing methods, giving you the opportunity to advance your career in a clean and safe mining environment.


What are the benefits for you

  • We offer you an industry competitive remuneration package inclusive of an Annual Bonus and Gold Level Health Insurance for you and your family, access to Newmont’s Employee Assistance Program, generous Parental Leave and other Employee Rewards and Benefits.


  • You can live locally and go home every day or stay in our Village for your roster and DIDO.  We’re located approximately an hour from the coast and Perth.


  • Working a 5:2:4:3 roster, you will have every second Friday off as your RDO as well as Public Holidays - a great work/life balance.


What you will be doing

You will be the safety resource for all operational departments and support teams at Newmont Boddington Gold to achieve a culture of zero harm.


Providing support to the Safety & Security Superintendent, you will assist with the coordination and activities required to ensure appropriate systems and procedures are designed, implemented, utilised and continuously reviewed for improvement.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ongoing development and continual improvement of safety systems and procedures to ensure that they are effective and meet legislative and company requirements.
  • Assist in the development and application of risk management methodologies.
  • Facilitate risk assessment workshops and risk register reviews and assist stakeholders to develop action plans with the outcomes.
  • Coach and support line personnel in the Health & Safety component of their role.
  • Identify opportunities for sustainable improvement with respect to Safety standards non-compliance.
  • Develop and execute the Safety & Health Representative mentoring program.
  • Complete systems and business partner audits as required ensuring system compliance and effectiveness.
  • Analyse H&S information and statistics to identify areas of concern and provide reports for focused intervention.
  • Report on Safety performance to ensure key targets and objectives are met.
  • Facilitate incident investigations to ensure root causes are identified and appropriate corrective actions to address causes are developed.
  • Provide visible safety leadership.
  • Coordinate the implementation of Safety initiatives across the site.
  • Provide induction/awareness training as required.
  • Support the Registered Managers to fulfill statutory obligations through the monitoring and management of SRS. 
  • Assist with the alignment of HSS objectives and management approach between Newmont and site business partners.
  • Produce and report against KPI’s to reflect HSS management performance and on key issues such as accident and incident investigation, corrective action management, behavioural observations, risk mitigation plans etc.



Who you are

With solid analytical skills and a focus on continuous improvement, you will have a safety background with significant field experience and a qualification in Occupational Health and Safety.  Your demonstrated safety leadership and coaching skills along with your Critical Control Management experience will be considered an advantage, as is your previous experience carrying out significant event investigations. 


Your ability to engage and relate positively and diplomatically with internal and external stakeholders together with your contractor management experience and familiarity with the Australian mining industry and associated mining safety legislation will be key to your success in this role.


Applications close on Sunday, 24 January 2021.


Our Values & Culture

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.


More About Newmont


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