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Peabody Energy

Health & Safety Specialist

Peabody Energy

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/12/2017

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Environmental / OH & S / QA

Job description:
About the Company
Peabody, the world’s largest private-sector coal company, is a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies.  We have 23 operations in the United States and Australia, and have 6,700 employees globally, servicing metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents.
Peabody is a globally-diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The Company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its Australian operations.

Our Values:
Safety: We commit to safety and health as a way of life.
Customer Focus: We provide customers with quality products and excellent service.
Leadership: We have the courage to lead, and do so through inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution.
People: We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognize and develop employees.
Excellence: We are accountable for our own success. We operate cost-competitive mines by applying continuous improvement and technology-driven solutions.
Integrity: We act in an honest and ethical manner.
Sustainability: We take responsibility for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.

Why Join Us?
An opportunity exists for an experienced Health & Safety Specialist to join our Coppabella Moorvale Joint Venture (CMJV) team at Moorvale Mine. Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometres southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverized coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.
About the Role? 
Reporting to the Health, Safety & Training Manager, you will be primarily based at our Moorvale Mine, responsible for driving safety and training performance. You will be part of a small but dynamic team championing a strong safety and training culture across site. This role is a Monday to Friday dayshift roster and your responsibilities will also include: 
  • Leading a culture that promotes safety as a way of life
  • Delivering and monitoring safety and health strategies and initiatives
  • Ensuring incidents are investigated with actions closed out in a timely manner
  • Coaching and providing advice on compliance with all safety legislation and Peabody SAWOL processes and procedures
  • Facilitating risk assessments, safety audits and ICAMs
  • Ensuring activities on site are carried out in accordance with the Safety and Health Management System requirements
  • Maintaining the safety and health system to ensure compliance with relevant industry standards
About You
  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Proven experience as a H&S Specialist preferably within mining or heavy industry
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety as a way of life
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role within mining or heavy industry
  • Thorough understanding of risk management principles and extensive experience working with safety and health systems, auditing, incident reporting and incident investigation
  • To be successful in this role you will possess a "can do" attitude and have a strong commitment to cultural change initiatives
What we offer:
  • We commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • A culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration
  • Committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • A reward and recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support in achieving professional accreditation (site based personnel only)  
  • We take responsibility for the environment, work to benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow
Our mission is to provide our employees with an empowered, collaborative, friendly and safe work environment based on mutual trust and respect. Peabody is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.

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