Specialist Site Systems:Safety & Health Mgmt

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment, Legal, Support Services

Date published

20 July 2020

Date closing

03 August 2020 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

BMA Blackwater Mine is currently seeking an experienced specialist to join the team. Reporting to the Superintendent Site systems, in this challenging role you will be responsible for coordinating, improving and governing the Safety Health Management System and associated systems and information to maintain compliance to the Queensland Coal Mining Safety and Health Act and Regulation. In this role you will:
  • Provide technical support and governance of our Safety and Health Management System, Risk Management, Training and Compliance framework
  • Coordinate reviews of our core document framework, carry out risk assessments and support change management processes
  • Develop strong working relationships and support site leaders to ensure in-field adherence to new and existing safety systems
  • Identify and lead initiatives to ensure legal compliance with the QLD Coal Mining Safety and Health legislation
  • Lead and participate internal and external audits

About You

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in Safety, Risk, Law, Legislation or similar preferred
  • Experience working at a Queensland coalmine in a similar role would be highly regarded, with a strong working knowledge of the QLD Coal Mining Safety and Health and QLD Work Health and/or Safety legislation highly desirable
  • Experience maintaining and improving risk and safety management systems highly regarded
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence health, safety and training outcomes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory bodies, governance and risk management through risk assessments/execution and embedding change
  • Strong computer skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to organise and manage competing demands and priorities
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Show initiative and work with minimal direction, being resourceful and proactive in your approach
As part of this position, you will interact with various corporate groups such as Asset Systems, Risk, Safety, Technology and Training to plan for and facilitate any required activities across the site. Additionally, you will assist the wider site team in delivering measurable outcomes as part of a continuous improvement process, bridge any identified gaps, facilitate change and embed new systems.

We will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and production. People are empowered, collaboration enabled and teams are connected to the strategy and plan. Our workforce is flexible, inclusive and diverse.

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.  


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.

To protect the health and safety of vulnerable persons in line with current Government advice, you may be asked to undergo a COVID-19 related health assessment

Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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