Safety & Industrial Hygiene Advisor

Job Description

Who we are

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s leading exploration and production companies, based on production and proved reserves. Across our 13 countries of operations, we work in a truly integrated way and are committed to the efficient and effective exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Producing oil and natural gas and getting them to market takes ingenuity, technology, and investment. Our innovative, collaborative efforts yield products that improve quality of life globally while producing economic benefits with far-reaching influence.

A culture of SPIRIT

We are grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart. ConocoPhillips strives to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate, and we create and foster an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

What we do in Australia

ConocoPhillips Australia was established almost two decades ago. Headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, we are a 47.5 percent shareholder in Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) and operate the APLNG facility on Curtis Island. As the largest producer of natural gas in eastern Australia, we supply Australian customers with natural gas and international customers with liquefied natural gas. ConocoPhillips is also undertaking exploration activity in the Otway Basin to identify commercially viable natural gas reserves for supply to the domestic market.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Site HSE Supervisor, ConocoPhillips Australia is excited to bring to market the full-time position of Safety & Industrial Hygiene Advisor, based at the APLNG Facility on Curtis Island, Gladstone.

The Safety & Industrial Hygiene Advisor will provide effective Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Coordination and support to the downstream operation of the Australian Business Unit (ABU). This includes effective collaboration with ConocoPhillips and contractor counterparts to aid with the implementation of the HSE Management System ensuring safe and responsible activities are executed in compliance with both internal and regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will drive the Industrial Hygiene program and advance a positive HSE culture through a learning organization philosophy focusing on continual improvement and industry best practice.

Day to day, the Safety & Industrial Hygiene Advisor will be accountable for, but not limited to:

  • Drive performance of the Personal Safety Involvement (PSI) and Life Saving Rule Verification(LSRV) processes
  • Ensure regulatory compliance is maintained with regards to HSE management within the facility
  • Execute the Industrial Hygiene Exposure Assessment Plan and maintain compliance with the Occupational Health Standard
  • Support Learning Organization fundamentals to achieve leading safety practices
  • Provide facility support in relation to HSE policies, standards and relevant HSE Management System information
  • Attend and interact with operations team members and contractors at pre-start and HSE meetings
  • Conduct quality incident investigations and recommend SMART actions to promote continual improvement and provide feedback on proactive safety performance and lessons learnt
  • Administration of hazard cards, chemical approvals, and industrial hygiene data and ensure timely maintenance and calibration of Industrial Hygiene sampling equipment

About you

You will be an experienced and motivated HSE professional, along with a tertiary qualification in HSE, Industrial Hygiene or similar. You will have the ability to engage with a diverse workforce and continually influence others towards a culture of continuous improvement in HSE performance.

You will also bring to the role:

  • Highly skilled in HSE investigations, report writing, data management, analytics and problem solving
  • Experience in identifying and assessing health stressors including the development of Industrial Hygiene exposure monitoring plans
  • Experience in Occupational Hygiene and conducting personal exposure monitoring
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage with various stakeholders and management

Experience in the following is preferred but not essential:

  • Practical resources sector field experience
  • Experience with Cority Industrial Hygiene database program and ChemAlert chemical management program
  • Experience in the use of sampling equipment including noise dosimeters, sound level meter, passive badges, active air sampling pumps
  • Membership with the AIOH

What we offer

This position will provide the successful candidate an opportunity to join a world class exploration and production company and embed themselves in a strong HSE team.

  • A unique culture of SPIRIT – Safety, People, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation, Teamwork
  • Commitment to lead and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture of belonging
  • A learning organization that encourages, supports, and celebrates innovative ideas
  • Continuous technical and professional development training
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • A competitive remuneration & benefits package:
    • Performance based compensation + above-industry superannuation contributions
    • Private health insurance, generous Employee Share Plan, annual health & wellness subsidy
    • Above industry paid parental leave

How to apply

Please provide your CV and a maximum one-page cover letter by the 11th of June 2023.

Please be advised that short listing may commence prior to the closing date, and candidates who do not meet the position requirements may be notified via email of their application outcome earlier than the closing date.

Have any questions?

For a confidential discussion, please email our friendly HR team to arrange a suitable time for a call to discuss the opportunity in more detail -

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.