Occupational Hygiene Advisor

Job Description

Your new career opportunity: Occupational Hygiene Advisor

Inclusive work environment where people are valued and respected 
Residential role in the tight-knit town of Gladstone surrounded by iconic natural attractions 
Get ahead financially with company benefits including fully funded relocation and subsidised private health insurance 
Permanent full-time role working a 9-day fortnight roster 

About your role  

QAL has an exciting opportunity in our Health & Safety department for an Occupational Hygiene Advisor to join our team supporting QAL’s Hygiene team in delivering a high-quality service to the site.

Reporting directly to the Specialist – Occupational Health & Hygiene, you will contribute to our Safe, Stable and Sustainable vision by:

Ensuring all work is performed in accordance with site health, environmental and community policies, systems and procedures
Conducting Occupational Hygiene Surveys to identify and confirm exposure risks
Trialling and reviewing exposure monitoring technologies aimed at providing real-time information
Assisting in exposure investigations and the recommendation and implementation of occupational hygiene controls (including asbestos removal from site)
Providing technical advice on occupational hygiene related matters
Developing and implementing sampling plans
Analysing, interpreting and evaluating exposure data to recommend improvements aimed at health harm prevention
Ensuring occupational hygiene documentation is current and accurate

What you will bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you should have: 

A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
Successfully completed, or be undertaking, postgraduate studies in Occupational Hygiene
Minimum two years working in the Occupational Hygiene field, preferably in heavy industry
Demonstrated experience developing, executing, and supporting site occupational hygiene programs (including monitoring, audits, investigations, risk assessments and inspections)
An understanding of legislative requirements relating to health surveillance and occupational hygiene 
A willingness to progress towards becoming a Licensed Asbestos Assessor
Be fully vaccinated in line with the Queensland Workers in a healthcare setting (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements) Direction

What’s on offer

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include: 

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
Competitive salary package 
Domestic relocation assistance 
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family 
Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path
Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters

Where you will be working

Gladstone is a coastal town in central Queensland with the region home to a population in excess of 63,000. The Gladstone region enjoys well-established education services, entertainment, shopping and medical facilities and is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. If you are thinking of making a seaside change, check out what our region has to offer: 


 About QAL

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) is one of the world’s largest alumina refineries, enjoying a global reputation as a leader in the minerals processing industry. QAL is focused on employee engagement, best practice technology, innovative capital solutions, benchmark maintenance and project execution whilst maintaining world class safety, quality and environmental performance.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce 

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else.

At QAL, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

If you are looking for a new venture and the chance to work for a company that cares about being Safe, Stable and Sustainable, apply today.

Applications Close: Sunday, 3 July 2022