HSSE Superintendent

Rare Opportunity to Lead a Professional Safety, Environmental and Radiation Team, Permanent Full-Time Position in a Supportive Environment, Seeking Someone Innovative, Creative and Committed to Adding Value.

At Heathgate, we are driven to succeed and to work collaboratively in order to have a direct impact on the positive long-term future of the company. We currently have an opportunity for a HSSE Regulatory &Compliance Superintendent to join our team. The role requires the successful candidate to work between our Adelaide office and our Beverley mine site as required by the business and provides a fantastic opportunity to be part of a World leading In-Situ Recovery (ISR) mining company.
This is a unique opportunity for a self-motivated professional with the role of driving change within the group, first by helping to identify key issues and opportunities and then to take ownership for managing and implementing improvements. In order to succeed in this position, you must possess a thirst for knowledge and get a sense of achievement from finding a good outcome to a complex problem. You will be driven to question, understand, continually learn and effectively communicate.
We are looking for a proactive and motivated leader who can facilitate outcomes that are both best practice and practical. As this role will also play a key role in ensuring we meet our Compliance requirements, relationship building skills and attention to detail will also be essential.
Reporting to the Manager-HSSE, Regulatory & Compliance, Aboriginal and Government Affairs, you will work closely with all aspects of the business.
About us:
Formed in 1990, Heathgate Resources owns and operates uranium mines in North-Eastern South Australia. Today, as an affiliate company of US-based General Atomics - a highly successful firm, experienced across the energy, defense and environmental sectors – we are able to leverage the best people, processes and technology in the world.
We are a company that pride ourselves on our dynamic and collaborative approach to mineral exploration and extraction. We value the wide range of skills and perspectives that our diverse team brings to work.
If you’re a leader looking to make your mark in an innovative, South Australian-based resources company, get in touch with us and become a part of our future.
Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation of value-add approaches to regulatory monitoring ensuring compliance is maintained.
  • Identify potential HSSE issues and take the lead in workable, pragmatic sustainable solutions.
  • Simplify systems (eliminate irrelevant processes).
  • Ensure timely State and Federal Government approvals, prepare and follow through to approval of all permits and regulatory documents.
  • Manage the HSSE department on a day to day basis.
  • The position has a high responsibility for setting, communicating and achieving key targets and goals, and developing timelines and budgets to accomplish those.
  • Written reporting, verbal communication/presentations and relationship building with all stakeholders so that pragmatic and effective monitoring/reporting arrangements are negotiated and implemented.

Essential Qualifications

  • High preference for the candidate to have a science background with an interest in or previous experience in regulatory/compliance management and prior experience in effectively managing people.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Radiation License / or prepared to complete the necessary training
  • Tertiary or post graduate qualifications (relevant fields could include but are not limited to Earth Sciences, Hydrogeology, Engineering, Planning/Management, Environmental Science)
  • Senior First Aid certificate
  • Membership of relevant professional organisations

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • High level of professional communication skills (report-writing, editorial skills, verbal, presentations).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and develop a high performing team with well-developed leadership, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Experienced in effectively influencing others, identifying obstacle and collaborating across the business to achieve business objectives.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working as an ethical professional, and experience of working under pressure.
  • Advanced computer skills in standard MS software (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and other programs as appropriate to the position.
  • Specific experience relating to implementing new systems effectively.
  • High level of experience in developing and leading a Safety Strategy and delivering results.
  • Expert in providing comprehensive direction to business on safety requirements.

Desirable Knowledge and Experience

  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of geology and/or hydrogeology.
  • Experience in environmental & radiation monitoring & reporting.

Essential Qualities and Attributes:

  • An exceptional problem solver.
  • High attention to detail and results focused.
  • Must be driven to question, understand, continually learn and effectively communicate.
  • Must be driven to analyse data, develop insights from that analysis, plan, communicate, implement and oversee, not simply collect data.
  • A self-motivated, proactive and self-starting professional who will drive change, firstly by helping to identify key issues and opportunities and then to take ownership for managing and implementing these improvements.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of processes and operations in order to advise and lead key improvements without becoming operations focused.
  • Highly organised.
  • Able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, take direction when necessary and can adapt to frequently changing priorities as required by the business.
  • Must be motivated to quickly develop an understanding of the State and Federal regulatory and compliance frameworks relevant to the operation and the rationale behind our monitoring programs.
  • Ability to be an effective communicator at all levels of the business (Company director through to plant operator).
  • Flexible, willing and able to work at both sites (Adelaide and minesite).

What we offer:

  • Highly competitive salary package based on experience.
  • Flexible working environment.
  • Company subsidised corporate health insurance scheme.
  • Friendly team environment.
  • Development opportunities that come with being part of a leading-edge resourcing company.

Our culture is unique. We work in a dynamic, learning focused environment. If this appeals to you and you have the skills, experience and attributes outlined above, we’d love to hear from you.
Heathgate is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds as we believe diversity delivers advantages to our business and workplace and contributes to technical excellence. Heathgate acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians, and we encourage applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

Only applicants with the right to live and work in Australia need apply.

06/04/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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