Health & Safety Compliance Specialist - CMJV


Posted on:  22nd Feb 2024

Site: CMJV

Peabody is the leading coal producer, providing essential products for the production of affordable, reliable energy and steel. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a Health & Safety Compliance Specialist at our Coppabella Moorvale Mine.  Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets, with an extension in Greenfield stage due to start coal production early next year.

Reporting to the Health Safety & Training Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining the Mine Record Entry and providing guidance to site’s personnel to ensure compliance with legislative obligations and requirements of the Health & Safety Management System. You will be part of a small but dynamic team championing a strong health safety and training culture across the sites, embracing the diverse range of tasks that come with managing separate sites. Duties will include:

  • Responsible for maintenance of the Mine Record Entry.
  • Lead Appointment process and maintain the Management Structure for site.
  • Maintain SharePoint and document control process.
  • Ensuring incidents are investigated with actions closed out in a timely manner, then audited to ensure quality of data being captured.
  • SAP scheduling of actions, audits, Critical Control Verifications, Inspections etc.
  • Coaching and providing advice on compliance with all safety legislation and Peabody processes and procedures.
  • Coordination of safety audits.
  • Assist with Regulatory inspections and evidence gathering.
  • Assistance with capturing Safety Interactions, Hazard Reports, Critical Control Verifications and promoting compliance.
  • Initiate review of SHMS documents according to schedule and assist with the SWI Project with each department.
  • Submit all reporting requirements, weekly, monthly, quarterly, Corporate and Regulatory.
  • Record keeping of hygiene monitoring requirements and subsequent action plans.
  • Assist the Contract Manager with Contractor compliance.
  • Assist with Management of Change process.
  • Assist with raising Purchase Orders, cost reviews and HST budget.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information within the HST team, and work collaboratively within the team to ensure each can work to their full potential.
  • Ability to generate reports, accurate data entry, preparation of meetings and action items.
  • Providing a range of administrative tasks to support the HST team.
  • Assist with onboarding of personnel to site for IT access, OSTE access, database access etc.
  • Assist Key Stakeholders with Technical & Report Writing.

The lifestyle: This position is offered on a 9 day fortnight (Monday to Friday, Monday to Thursday) roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.  Employees living residentially may have access to a $15,000 housing allowance and may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of rental payments.

About you:

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role within the mining industry. 
  • Thorough knowledge of Coal Mining legislation and its application to the Safety and Health Management System (SHMS)
  • Extensive knowledge of health and safety management systems, auditing and incident reporting and investigation. RIIWHS601 (G7) desired, along with ICAM Lead desirable
  • Must have SAP and SharePoint experience, Pegasus desirable
  • Desirable understanding of risk management principles holding the RIIRIS601 (G3) Risk Management qualification, or RIIRIS402 (G2)
  • Possess a strong commitment to behavioural safety and cultural change initiatives.

About the company:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 7,000 people and have 21 operations in the United States and Australia serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. 

Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.  Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

At Peabody, we:

  • Commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
  • Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Offer a reward and recognition program
  • Provide professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support employees to achieve professional accreditation

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.  We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.

Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.

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Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval.  All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.

EEO Disclaimer

Peabody is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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