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OHS Advisor

Gold Fields

Location: Laverton

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Peru, South Africa and West Africa (including the Asanko JV), as well as one project in Chile.

Gold Fields' mining assets in the Australia region (GFA) include a 100% interest in the St Ives, Agnew and Granny Smith mines and a 50:50 interest in the Gruyere JV project with Gold Road Resources.

St Ives Gold Mine is located 20km south-east of Kambalda and approximately 80 km south of Kalgoorlie. It is comprised of both open pit and underground operations and produces over 350,000 ounces of gold per annum.

Role Details:

Reporting to the OHS Coordinator you will be responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the operation of OHS systems and standards, in support of Gold Fields objectives and targets.

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields, and we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on a 8 days on 6 days off roster and is fly in fly out from Perth.

Benefits include:

Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • Stability - Granny Smith has a 10-year mine life
  • 6% Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Company Salary Continuance and Life Insurance cover
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career
  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

About the role:

  • Prepare and distribute quality health and safety information reports, bulletins and memoranda
  • Facilitate site inductions, OHS meetings and site OHS presentations to employees
  • Manage and maintain currency of relevant standards and operating procedures
  • Lead and facilitate incident investigations, risk assessments and critical risk management processes
  • Contribute to maintaining site certification in, ISO 45001 standards by, completing compliance audits as per site schedule and addressing non-conformances in a timely manner
  • Conduct audits and inspections within Mining ensuring compliance with Site and Department standards
  • Manage and maintain the site Chemical Management system
  • Conduct safety engagements with personnel both on the surface and underground
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of safety systems (e.g., INX) to ensure that business requirements are being met and the systems are being fully utilised

About you:

  • Tertiary Qualification in OH&S
  • Demonstrated understanding & application of relevant legislation
  • Experience with conducting Incident Investigations, preferably ICAM Methodology and Formal Risk Assessments
  • Lead Auditor Qualifications
  • Possession of a valid C class Driver’s License
  • Previous mining experience highly regarded

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We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

At Gold Fields we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work. We work hard, so when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.