BHP Billiton Principal HSE | Olympic Dam in South Australia, Australia

Principal HSE | Olympic Dam

Job No.792342

Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term

LocationAustralia - South Australia

CategoriesHealth, Safety & Environment/Salud, Seguridad y Medio Ambiente

Published15 Jun 2017| Cen. Australia Standard Time

Applications close29 Jun 2017| Cen. Australia Standard Time

At BHP Billiton we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of this success.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well-equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

Please note this is a 2 year Fixed Term position based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 5/2 roster, with residential or FIFO options available.

About the role

This Principal HSE role is responsible for the planning and execution of health, safety and environment management for Capital Projects. Management of partnership with the Capital Projects team to ensure delivery of health, safety and environment and GLD requirements for the shutdown.

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team

  • Lead HSE management using in house systems to provide a consistent approach across all contractors, and develop the Capital Projects HSE team

  • Ensure HSE systems on site at Olympic Dam are comprehensive and well understood by existing contractors

  • Ensure a process is in place for identifying, controlling and verifying HSE risks

  • Provision of advice and support to Capital Projects during all project phases

  • Providing coaching in field leadership to Owner’s team, HSE team and supervisors

  • Complete fatigue risk assessment of roster options

  • Ensure injury treatment and return to work systems and facilities are in place

  • Design and manage radiation control and fit for work programs

  • Develop and implement material risk visualisation tool and management

  • Ensure legislative compliance for all aspects of Health, Safety and Environment for the project

About you:

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, Environmental Science, Radiation, Physics, Health and Safety Management, or similar field

  • Previous experience in major projects

  • Detailed knowledge of key concepts, theories and practices related to effective control of HSE related risks

  • Demonstrated direct supervisory experience leading small-medium teams

  • Proven ability to influence and mentor others in HSE principles and behaviours

  • Experience with 1SAP, and Medgate applications is highly desirable

    Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options; a generous paid parental leave policy; other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

How to apply

Please apply online before 29 June 2017.

Reference Number – 792342

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

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