Health, Safety & Environment (Mining, Resources & Energy)

Project Human Resources

Perth WA

Health, Safety & Environment (Mining, Resources & Energy)

Full time

$210,000 – $230,000 per year

  • Exciting long-life project with a great working atmosphere
  • Excellent food on site
  • WIFI access
  • Great camp facilities
  • Retention Bonus

An Australian-based gold producer is seeking a Health and Safety Superintendent to join their operations team.


The primary responsibilities for this role include:

  • Maintain and continually improve the company’s Mine Safety Management System, including training, emergency response and crisis management systems.
  • Provide direct functional leadership, performance management and development of Health, Safety, Medic and Emergency Response team members.
  • Plan and participate in company audits and inspections.
  • Advise on WHS matters on a proactive basis following meetings and discussions.
  • Prepare data and report on safety performance, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Facilitate incident investigations to the ICAM level.
  • Identifying safety and general training needs and providing appropriate solutions.
  • Planned, organised, and undertook OHS, Mine Rescue, and general training as required.
  • Prepare and conduct toolbox and safety committee meetings.
  • Utilisation and maintenance of databases and spreadsheets as required.
  • Support the company’s Injury Management program.


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • 5+ years’ mining WHS experience and at least 1 year in a similar role. Operational experience in mineral processing or fixed plant maintenance is highly regarded.
  • Tertiary level qualifications in Health & Safety (minimum Diploma).
  • ICAM (or similar) lead Investigator (Essential).
  • Certificate III – Mine Emergency Response Rescue (Essential).
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Essential).
  • Certificate IV Health Care or Diploma of Paramedical Science (Desirable).
  • Auditing qualifications (Essential).
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing (Desirable).
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite and WHS databases.
  • Strong proactive communicator with individuals and teams.
  • Substantial understanding and working knowledge of Western Australian WHS legislation and industry standards.
  • Strong understanding and capability in hazard identification and risk assessment, including ALARP principles.


The roster is 2:1 roster DIDO or FIFO ex-Perth directly to the site.


The successful candidate must be reliable, helpful and amicable. Team dynamics are imperative for a well-functioning unit.


International candidates will not be considered at this stage.


At Project Human Resources, we are passionate about equal employment opportunities and diversity and encourage applications from any background.

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