Advisor Health & Safety

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Brockman
Job Type:Full Time

Health & Safety Advisors

  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Various locations – FIFO and Residential opportunities available
  • Various Rosters - 8/6 or 5/2: 4/3 FIFO and 5/2 for our Residential sites

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

The Iron Ore Health and Safety Team is looking to appoint multiple Health & Safety Advisors across our integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry’s best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Superintendent Health & Safety and working in a collaborative community, you will be:

  • Delivering the functional H&S plan and supporting operational leaders improving safety maturity;
  • Partnering with operational leaders to support proactive management of key health and safety risks onsite;
  • Provide trusted advice on health and safety matters to operational leaders in line with the Rio Tinto HSEQ Management System;
  • Collaboration with Hub and Asset teams to support proactive management and opportunities for alignment of the H&S strategic plan;
  • Influence and coach operational leadership teams to ensure successful delivery and application of fundamental H&S processes (Leadership in the field, Critical Risk Management, Workplace Conditions, Hazard & ID control, Pre-start meetings, Incident Investigation and action quality);
  • Completing first party assurance to verify compliance to Rio Tinto systems, procedures and standards;
  • Analysis and problem solving in matters of complex health and safety issues;
  • Providing onsite support for incident investigations and risk assessments, including coaching and facilitating;
  • Developing and providing relevant H&S information (e.g. safety statistics, incident information, risk analysis, educational material) to operational leaders;
  • Identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities in all areas of the Health and Safety Function.

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team;
  • A passion for, and sound knowledge of health and safety;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders and drive outcomes;
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing competing priorities;
  • A passion for, and sound knowledge of health and safety;
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.

What we offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Possible domestic relocation assistance

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure – all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

We are one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of iron ore.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

Applications close on 4th of March 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date).

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.