HSE Superintendent | South Flank Iron Ore | Fixed-Term Site Based 2:1 Roster

Location: Regional WA
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 64462

Join our new South Flank expansionThe South Flank Project is an expansion of BHP's existing Mining Area C hub, located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman. This project has potential to become one of the largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore. Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, South Flank is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance. This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic individual to be part of something big – to work in an innovative team, with evolving technology, and playing a pivotal role in creating a world class mine.We are looking for an energetic HSE Superintendent to enable a team of HSE professionals to support the South Flank integrated project team (IPT) in the delivery of HSE management. The HSE Superintendent will actively support the IPT team during the planning and execution of the South Flank Project, and position the HSE team to provide robust coaching, monitoring, management and implementation of HSE systems, processes and programs. This role will also actively participate in the onsite review of South Flank Contractor HSE management plans, control verification and reporting.

You will partner with South Flank IPT to support the delivery of HSE ‘Back to Basics’ coaching quality of field leadership, significant event investigation quality and task-based risk management on the project. Field leadership will key tool used to upskill new IPT South Flank personnel as well as a core education tool with our contracting partners. In addition, you will support the deployment of improvement initiatives defined the Perth based HSE team to implement initiatives. You will have a good working knowledge of BHP HSE systems and processes and take ownership and accountability of the role.

Reporting to the Manager HSE, your other duties will include:

  • Provide environmental, health and safety support to deliver legal, manage impacts and enable growth
  • Team leadership, direction, and inspiration to direct reports by making decisions and taking actions
  • Work closely with construction teams to impart BHP systems and knowledge on South Flank project
  • Promote positive HSE outcomes in relation to contractor management and translation of systems in the field
  • Creates a learning environment for the effective delivery of required projects and improves the capability and capacity of the team
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with relevant regulators and key site and function managers
  • Provide HSE technical knowledge and support to achieve the project’s strategy
  • Leads the review and recommendations related to tenders for HSE contracts
  • Review key communications to be released to external authorities e.g. event notifications

As the successful candidate, you will possess:

  • Significant relevant industry experience required in HSE space
  • Major project experience
  • Tertiary Degree in relevant field
  • Leadership in achieving a strong safety culture
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing site HSE team, culture and processes
  • Influencing and coaching line management and direct reports
  • Strong background in risk management
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving
  • Budget and contract management
  • Application of HSE legislation
  • Leadership in the implementation of the HSE Management System
  • Demonstrated ability to reliably deliver team results and meet deadlines
  • Managing diverse teams
  • Leading change initiatives under difficult circumstances
  • Ability to engage and work effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong Understanding of State and Commonwealth environmental legislation
  • Working knowledge of regulatory HSE policies and procedures and their implementation in the mining sector
  • Experience in managing contractors and deliverables to a schedule and budget

What we offer youWorking on our new South Flank operation, 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. This is a Fixed Term role with an end date of February 2021. Candidates in pursuit of flexible work arrangements are encouraged to apply. Rosters will be based on a two weeks on, one week off pattern (2:1). Accommodation will be provided at Packsaddle Village. Facilities include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis, TV and DVD player. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

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. Reference Number – 64462