Superintendent - Learning and Training

OZ Minerals

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own and operate the copper-gold mine at Prominent Hill, the copper mine at Carrapateena, and have assets in Brazil. We also have a pipeline of earn-in agreements with experienced exploration companies in Australia and internationally. One of our current exciting projects includes the West Musgrave Project, situated in Western Australia.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

Our growth strategy is focused on value creation and we achieve success by creating value for all stakeholders, underpinned by safety, capital discipline and our How We Work Together principles – our foundations for success.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

Help us set up our newest, open pit mining project!

West Musgrave will be one of the world’s largest, lowest cost, lowest emissions copper-nickel projects, built and operated by OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.

You could be part of the team that helps to deliver this exciting mine, set within the Australian landscape. And we welcome anyone who’s seeking to make a real difference.

Our West Musgrave nickel-copper project is located on Ngaanyatjarra country, in the Musgrave Province of Central Western Australia, and includes the Nebo and Babel nickel-copper deposits and the Succoth copper deposit.

West Musgrave, which has a 26-year mine life, will be an owner-operator mining operation and in addition to being powered by ~80 per cent renewable energy, the Project scope includes a pathway to net zero Scope 1 emissions by 2038.

The Project will feature an Autonomous Haulage System and remote operations from day one and our workforce will be a flexible, technology enabled team supported by remote operations to improve safety outcomes and maximise opportunities for flexible working and diverse participation.

At OZ Minerals we strive to be modern. We’re guided by our purpose, “Going beyond what’s possible to make lives better” and seek to ethically and responsibly explore, mine and sell modern minerals. In doing so, we are contributing to a low carbon future and economic wellbeing which, in turn, helps us achieve our purpose and contribute to a better future.

About The Role

Location: Adelaide/Perth.

Roster: 5:2 Monday to Friday

Reporting to: Manager – Health, Safety, People Community and Training

Contract Type: Permanent full-time

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

The Details

How about this for a dream job: Be at the centre of operational readiness for a major new open-cut mine with incredible decarbonization credentials. The primary purpose of this role is to create and subsequently manage the training systems for West Musgrave. You will provide a strong leadership and direction to the site training team at West Musgrave. Above all, you will foster a culture of care for our people and community.

It ticks some amazing boxes:

  • Build and run a brand new large-scale open cut modern mine.
  • Professionally challenging and hugely impactful work
  • Greenfields project – no legacy constraints
  • Mining minerals important for a low carbon future
  • A company that strives to go beyond what’s possible to make lives better.
  • A project powered by renewable energy.
  • A motivated and highly experienced team
  • A project with leading edge digital technology
  • Fulltime role that will progress to mine operations.
  • Collaborate with leaders to design and implement the practices, processes and systems that will help shape the desired We Care culture.

Key Responsibilities

The Superintendent Learning and Training will support the Asset capability required to deliver the West Musgrave project through the Construction phases in support of OZ Minerals' growth strategy. Specifically, this includes:

  • Leading the training strategy across the West Musgrave asset.
  • Developing the training and governance processes to achieve legislative and site-specific requirements.
  • Overseeing the design and development of training packages.
  • Developing and implementing training needs analysis (TNA’s) across all levels of the asset.
  • Managing, analysing and reporting on training compliance.
  • Partnering with functions to design and build role competency frameworks in alignment with the work.
  • Ensure contract partners are aware of OZ Minerals operational requirements and processes, assisting with the aim of achieving and exceeding compliance.

Applicant Requirements

This role requires a self-motivated, hands on and values-based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes including:

  • Demonstrated experience in creating and establishing training programs in mining or other high-risk industries.
  • A strong knowledge of training related legislative requirements.
  • A communicator with solid experience in promoting and strengthening the organisation's culture.
  • An honest and trustworthy professional, capable of delivering difficult messages during times of change.
  • Can quickly identify threats or opportunities and develop strategies to mitigate or capitalise on these.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with ability to multi-task, prioritise responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to influence and mentor at all levels and develop partnering relationships.
  • Experience partnering with RTO’s to achieve competency and compliance requirements for the asset
  • Cert IV in training & assessment qualified or a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Learning and Training field

About Us

OZ Minerals is a copper-focused, global, modern mining company based in South Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100) OZ Minerals has a growth strategy focused on creating value for all stakeholders.

We are working towards being a great Modern Mining Company. The difference between good companies and great companies is their ability to align their people and execute their strategy. We value each employee and the unique contribution they bring to OZ Minerals. We’re excited to hear your ideas and the contribution you can make to helping us achieve our strategy. We also genuinely care, we care about our people, our environment, the heritage of the peoples we work with and the communities we operate in.

Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life. We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better. What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique. We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

Who are we? We are OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.

To Apply

If the above excites you, and even makes you a little nervous, then we want you to apply! It’s an exciting and transformative time for us and we need creative, collaborative and great people like you.


OZ Minerals is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close Friday 31st March 2023.

Shortlisting will commence immediately, apply now!

SA and remote elsewhere in Australia

OZ Minerals is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its workers and others in the workplace and providing and maintaining a work environment which is without risks to health and safety.

Accordingly, in the course of the successful candidate's employment, they will be required to comply with any relevant COVID-19 public health orders and any controls, policies and procedures concerning COVID-19 as implemented and amended by OZ Minerals from time to time.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to answer certain questions about your COVID-19 vaccination status and may be required to produce evidence (to the satisfaction of OZ Minerals) concerning these matters. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical reasons, a medical contraindication certificate may need to be provided as part of the application process.

We require this information in order to assess your job application. If you do not disclose the requested information, we may not be able to process your application.

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