Health & Safety Superintendent

Job Description

Advancing careers. Advancing everyday life.

Oaky Creek Coal, a Glencore Managed Operation, produces high quality export coking coal. We are a large, dynamic mine with a proven track record. We're professional, take personal ownership and we're committed to providing exceptional outcomes all while delivering safe coal. At Oaky we know it's our people that make it all possible. Our culture promotes teamwork and rewards dedicated people with a can-do spirit, who take responsibility, and who have the drive to be leaders in their field. We expect a lot, but we give a lot in return. We recognise and reward exceptional work.

Reporting to the Health, Safety & Training Manager, your primary focus is to influence a safe workplace by actively following the Health, Safety Management System and adherence to all company policies and procedures.

You will have strong demonstrated skills in incident investigations, risk management and assessment processes, implementing and monitoring of initiatives and programs, injury management and adherence to statutory obligations. Your accurate record keeping, attention to detail and ability to multitask, along with your capacity to establish effective working relationships, whilst working autonomously, will be crucial to your success in this role.

As a safety leader, you will have the ability to think outside of the box and the desire to be part of a dynamic, innovative team as well as a passion for truly keeping everyone safe. Your exceptional communication skills will enable you to influence key stakeholders and achieve accountability and ownership. Moreover, you will exhibit a safety mind set and be able to think strategically to achieve clear health and safety goals.

About you:

At Oaky Creek Coal, we hire for attitude and train for skill. We look for people who are adaptable, self-driven and think critically.

As the successful Health & Safety Superintendent, you will have:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role in underground mining operations
  • Strong understanding of QLD Coal Mining Legislation
  • Relevant tertiary education in Health & Safety (minimum diploma in OHS)
  • Experience in ICAM methodology or similar

Just as importantly, we've worked hard to make sure you feel valued. In return, here are just some of the benefits we offer:

  • Highly competitive mining salary plus annual short-term performance bonus
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year
  • Access to Coal Mining Industry Long Service Leave - one of the most generous long service leave schemes of any industry in the country
  • Generously subsidised housing, or permanently allocated camp accommodation
  • Relocation assistance
  • Opportunities to salary sacrifice flights and/or enter into a novated lease vehicle arrangement
  • Private Health or Salary Continuance reimbursement up to $3,500
  • Active Lifestyle reimbursement for local amenities
  • Years of service awards and Christmas gifts
  • Town events and yearly Christmas parties
  • Reimbursement for prescription safety glasses up to $600
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), available to the whole family
  • Provision for education assistance if you are wanting to further your studies down the track

The local town of Tieri has an exceptional standard of living and a vast array of facilities for adults and children. Visit to see what it's really like to live and work in this top little town.

Applications Close: 28 May 2024

As per company policy, internal applicants should discuss their interest in this position with their manager prior to applying. For further information please email .

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