Occupational Hygienist

Employer:
Mount Gibson Iron Limited
Posted
Dec. 3, 2019, 8 a.m.
Closing
Dec. 29, 2019, 7:16 a.m.

About the Role:

We are now seeking to employ an experienced Occupational Hygienist to join the team at our Koolan Island Operation for a permanent position on a 12/9 (12 Day on 9 Day off) FIFO roster from Perth, Broome or Derby.

Reporting to the Safety and Support Services Superintendent, this role supports the Department Superintendent, Manager and site leaders, across the functions of occupational health and hygiene. Specifically the role will support compliance with MGX Health Standards and the DMIRS statutory obligations associated with health and hygiene management.

You will have the ability to manage time, set priorities, plan, adapt and organise work deliverables. Working with minimal supervision and self-managing priorities, you will also have sound communication, interpersonal, negotiation, influencing and facilitation skills.

As a unique pit to port operation, this role is varied, and no two days are the same. If you like to be part of a friendly work crew, where your skills and knowledge can really make a difference, then this may be the opportunity for you. 

Key tasks and responsibilities may include:

Conduct and co-ordinate quarterly monitoring, and reporting accordingly.

Develop, implement, maintain and review annual Health and Hygiene risk assessments.

Create and deliver Health and Hygiene education sessions for employees.

Establish and conduct fit testing.

Provide specialist advice with regards to occupational exposure hazards and exposure levels.

Maintain monitoring equipment including calibration records.

Providing occupational Health and Hygiene advice to the site leader group.

Working with and assisting the Site Safety Advisors as requested.

Assisting other departments in developing hygiene inspection programs.

Maintaining the site Health and Hygiene Risk Register and overseeing corrective actions.

Conduct hygiene surveys of SEGs for potential hazards associated with dusts, noise, chemical, vibration, biological, illumination, ergonomic, and radiation.

Analysing data and trending results

Investigating any exposure exceedance as is appropriate.

Role Requirements:

Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Hygiene with 3+ years’ experience working in remote mining environments, in this or very similar role.

Certified Ventilation Officer and Noise Officer

Experienced in positional and personal dust sampling, noise surveys and noise dosimetry and water sampling.

Sound understanding of hygiene management processes and technologies and relevant industry standards (e.g. AIOH and ICMM).

Working knowledge of the W.A. MSIA and MSIR

Intermediate computer skills, including competence with the Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with INX InControl and Pronto highly regarded.

Valid C-class Driving Licence (manual)

Experience in identifying issues, analysing data and recommending sensible and practical improvement solutions

Audiometric Officer - desirable

Radiation Officer - desirable

Associate membership of the AIOH or ability to obtain provisional membership - desirable

Your career with Mount Gibson Iron:

Mount Gibson Iron is looking for committed, reliable and motivated candidates who have the right attitude to achieve one goal.

Our values are at the centre of everything we do and to guide us with the behaviours expected and attitudes of our employees.
 - Safety – Courage – Agility – Integrity – Respect -

Including your rewarding career, Mount Gibson Iron Offers:

Supportive and Inspiring Management

Professional development with on the job training and coaching

A respectful and diverse workplace where you will be valued

Inclusive environment, where you are encouraged to reach your full potential

Onsite gymnasium and a new pool (coming soon)

Financial rewards which are linked to performance reviews and business performance

A chance to work in the Buccaneer Archipelago’s, interesting and challenging geological site

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