Our client (an established civil construction company) is currently seeking a civil/mining (preferable Olympic Dam) experienced WHS Operations Advisor for a temporary opportunity working FIFO (ex-Adelaide only) to Olympic Dam. Working 2 weeks on / one week off roster. Immediate start to end July 2022 with potential for extension/to be ongoing.

WHS Operations Advisor responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Core purpose is to provide continual improvement through mentoring in WHS functions and assistance to the WHSEQ Advisors and Operations Teams.
  • Assist and mentor in effective incident investigation and auditing of high-risk functions
  • Attend sites on a regular basis to ensure effective implementation of company WHSEQ management program including tool box meetings
  • Conduct face to face safety training sessions
  • Train/mentor divisional safety advisors on company safety management program
  • Conduct D&A testing
  • Assist in the facilitation of union visits with regards to safety matters on site
  • Assist with the implementation of new / changed company WHSEQ processes
  • Ensure project specific WHSEQ management plans are reviewed as required by project teams
  • Assist project teams with upcoming audits
  • Communicate daily with National WHS Operations Manager and provide feedback on project WHS performance

Skills and Experience required:

  • WHS experience in mining (ideally previously experienced at Olympic Dam), on civil construction projects
  • Cert IV in WHS
  • Cert IV Training and Assessment
  • Occupational First Aid and CPR
  • Audit qualifications (desirable)
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office
  • Good time management skills and ability to work independently


  • Competitive flat hourly pay rates dependent on experience gained
  • Flights paid (ex Adelaide only)
  • Client paid camp accommodation in Roxby Downs
  • Current project requirement until end July 2022 but there is potential for the role to be extended / ongoing onto other projects dependent on business needs

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To apply for this position please select the Apply Now button and forward your resume in MS Word format only. For a confidential chat about the opportunity, please call Gillian Morrell on 0432 189 475.

PLEASE NOTE - To be considered for this position applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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