Specialist Radiation & Regulatory Affairs | Adelaide

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

29 August 2019

Date closing

22 September 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP 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. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

As the Specialist Radiation & Regulatory Affairs your role is to provide expertise and supports compliance, through analysis and improvement initiatives, with regulatory and corporate requirements in relation to Olympic Dam’s Radiation Management Program and Licence Conditions. Reporting into the Manager Health, Hygiene and Radiation this role is based in the Adelaide office with travel to Olympic Dam.  

In this role you will:
  • Providing radiation support for regulatory affairs and assist in the development of regulatory submissions under the existing operating licence and Radiation Management Plan.
  • Providing radiation and regulatory expertise to HSE Business Partnership team on radiation impacts and key regulatory requirements to achieve and demonstrate compliance
  • Analysing operational radiation monitoring data to ensure compliance with legal and other obligations, to deliver regulatory reporting obligations, and to identify and recommend improvement opportunities for implementation
  • Provide specialist advice on assessment, management and control of risks arising from occupational exposure to ionising radiation
  • Contribute towards Health and Safety improvements to national and international standards for radiation protection
  • Leads the implementation and monitors effectiveness of improvement initiatives
  • Participate in any other projects or key tasks as directed by line manager or delegate

About You

You will have successfully completed a  MSc or Bachelors of Science (Toxicology, Environment, Physics, Radiation Protection, Nuclear Science, etc.) and be a trained Radiation Safety Officer. Having worked in a similar role you will have exposure to Mining / Mineral processing industries and have extensive knowledge in the field of radiation protection. You will be able to demonstrate your regulatory experience and knowledge of national and international regulations.  

We value diversity in thinking and your career to date will testify to your ability to demonstrate strong critical reasoning skills, quickly grasp technical concepts and apply theories.  Energetic and driven, you work well with challenges, bringing attention to detail and an ability to meet multiple deadlines. You relate well with people, communicate confidently and build strong working relationships.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, 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.  
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