Safety Officer Ref:REF15596C

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Safety Officer Ref:REF15596C

Safety Officer Ref:REF15596C

Location: Australia, Tieri Road

Date Posted: Sept. 14, 2021

Type: N/A

Company Description

You put SAFETY FIRST, that’s why we want you!

Metallurgical Australia
Metallurgical coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world.   In Australia, we operate two open cut and three underground metallurgical coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose.

Job Description

The Safety Officer provides services and administration to drive the delivery of the mine’s health and safety performance targets. This is achieved through the effective delivery of services to the team to develop and implement agreed plans, monitor key performance measures, and complete work activities in accordance with corporate policy and procedures.

Reporting to the Safety Superintendent, you will be required to provide internal client services to key stakeholders coupled with core safety support to drive the team’s key performance indicators.

In this pivotal role, you will deliver streamlined specialist services throughout the business by developing and implementing core safety procedures and monitoring key performance measures and emerging trends. You will be required to complete core activities in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.

In this role, you will assist in the development and maintenance of the site Safety and Health Management system (SHMS) to ensure compliance is in line with legislative and Anglo American Metallurgical Coal requirements.

You will work closely with front line leaders to provide advice in all aspects of health and safety and encourage a proactive safety leadership culture across the Capcoal Surface Operation.

Your core accountabilities will be:

  • Developing, reviewing and ensuring compliance to core procedures
  • Completing incident investigations and providing information to senior leaders
  • Conducting system audits to monitor performance
  • Coordinating and assisting with risk assessment and hazard management processes
  • Assisting in the review of safety performance and innovation strategies for improvement
  • Building and developing relationships with employees and stakeholders


To be successful for this role you will hold relevant formal qualifications in the Health and/or Safety discipline; a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline (or in the process of achieving) will be viewed favourably and have demonstrated previous health and safety experience working within mining or heavy industry.

You will also display exceptional communication skills that will enable you to influence key stakeholders and achieve accountability and ownership. Moreover, you will exhibit a safety mindset and be able to think strategically to achieve clear safety and health goals.

Previous experience in training within mining operations will be viewed favorably.

Additional Information

This is a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.
Monday – Friday roster, based at our Capcoal Surface Operation in Middlemount, QLD.
This role is suitable for residential or DIDO commuting.
Subsidised accommodation is available.

Who we are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.  As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Background checks
Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Inclusion and Diversity
At Anglo American, we embrace change and promote an inclusive and diverse environment where you can bring your whole self to work, every day. We are adopting new approaches to recruitment, talent development, mentoring, parental leave and flexible working to further support diversity across our business.

How we are committed to your safety
Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Employee referral
Do you know someone who would fit this role? Employee referrals will be accepted for this job. Refer to your local Referral Guidelines for policy conditions and amounts.    

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.



Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Recruitment Agencies
Anglo American Metallurgical Coal does not accept unsolicited applications from Recruitment Agencies.


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