Zero Harm Advisor

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Perth, Western Australia
Job Type:Full Time


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world-leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources and energy sectors. As part of this team, you'll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost-effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Downer Mining has an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Zero Harm Advisor to join our Mining team working on our Tom Price Rehabilitation Project in the Pilbara.


The Tom Price Rehab project is a small but challenging project that includes the reprofiling and encapsulating of a waste dump including significant reshaping works to achieve a stable landform design. The key responsibility of the Zero Harm Advisor is to support operations to ensure robust zero harm processes are implemented and followed and an effective culture to ensure work is executed in a safe manner in compliance with requirements. Duties include:

  • Liaise with project management and client representatives regarding Health and Safety issues
  • Advise and assist line managers on all issues relating to implementation, monitoring and effectiveness of HSE initiatives
  • Promote and support continuous improvement across site
  • Performing HSE audits and follow up actions as required
  • Assist with change management and risk assessments


To be considered for this position you must have;

  • 3 + years’ experience in a similar role in a mining environment; production, drill and blast, maintenance preferred
  • Experience working on RTIO civils/mining projects is highly desirable
  • Previous knowledge of RTIO safety systems and procedures; essential
  • Minimum Cert IV in Health & Safety
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment; advantageous
  • Strong experience in coordinating site based occupational health, safety, and training activities
  • Strong reporting skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment, proactive, with a strong work ethic
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to foster collaborative working relationships


  • Competitive salary
  • The benefits of secure, full time employment including leave entitlements, superannuation and numerous financial, lifestyle, health & wellbeing benefits including salary sacrifice flights, novated leasing, discounts and support programs.
  • Set career progression opportunities through various training and mentoring programs
  • Great systems, procedures, equipment and people with an overriding commitment to Zero Harm
  • An opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive leading-edge business with operations throughout WA

This exciting role offers you the opportunity to join a dynamic team and develop your career within a highly successful diversified engineering and services business, on a brand-new project with a long mine life.

At Downer we are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. Our values, strategy and direction are clear, and we are committed to Zero Harm and to the career development of our people.


Please apply with your current resume to this application. For any queries or help with your application please contact Patrick Hardie on

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