Safety & Training Advisor

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Big Yellow Mining
Geraldton, Australia

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Safety & Training Advisor

Job ID: 13351
Job Views: 46
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 10/07/2024


Big Yellow was formed in 2021 to meet a gap in the market where small to medium sized mining enterprises require a mining services company that also provides the leadership, technical expertise and management they need.


What differentiates us from other mining servicing companies is that we are a ‘people business’. We’re passionate about leadership, our people, our culture, whilst fostering genuine partnerships with our clients and suppliers.

Job Requirements:

About The Roles

We have recently been awarded a new 2 year open pit contract and as a result are seeking to build an experienced team to oversee our operations which include drill & blast, load & haul and mobile crushing.


As a site based Safety & Training Advisor we will be looking for you to;

  • Take a leadership role in promoting and complying with the suite of Management Plans and Safety Strategy 2023-25.
  • Facilitate on site training and VOC activities for project personnel
  • Provide support, coaching and assistance in the planning of work, using the Safe Systems of Work.
  • Conduct leadership engagements of the critical controls and safe systems of work.
  • Facilitate with the employees changes to the company SOP’s and any reviews of existing SOP’s.
  • Coach and monitor the leadership team on the implementation of the safety strategy, Management Plans and principal mining hazards embedment within day to day operations.
  • Assist line management with the incident investigation and reporting process.
  • Ensure records are maintained utilizing PeopleTray/MS Teams


What you will bring to the role:

  • Previous experience training mobile plant operators in open pit mining
  • Sound knowledge of the applicable (or relevant) State occupational health and safety act and regulations.
  • A good understanding of risk management
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in a similar role within the open pit mining sector
  • Working in remote locations (for site-based roles)
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite



It is essential you will possess the following licences/quals:

  • Australian “C” class drivers licence
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Provide First Aid
  • National Police Clearance (or able to obtain)


Necessary Attributes

  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated with strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace

How to Apply:

This is an even time rostered position, FIFO from Perth or alternatively DIDO from the Geraldton/Mid West region.


On offer is a competitive annual salary and growth opportunities with a developing WA mining services provider.


If you're a loyal team player with a positive attitude, looking for a long term role - we'd love to hear from you.


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