Mining Trainer Assessor / Medic

Employer: Independence Group NL
Location: Australia

IGO is a leading Australian diversified mining company, listed on the ASX that produces gold, nickel, copper, zinc and silver. We currently operate two wholly owned mines located at Kambalda and Leonora in Western Australia, are in partnership with AngloGold Ashanti in the operation of the Tropicana Gold Mine in Western Australia and, following our recent acquisition, are proud to add the Nova Project, which will become a world class nickel operation, to our portfolio of quality assets. Beyond these ventures we see opportunity in Australia and internationally, and look to an exciting future of growth.

We are currently taking applications from suitably qualified underground mining operation Trainer Assessor / Medic Emergency Services Officer professionals with industry experience to join our Kambalda Long Operation. This role is a permanent role, reports directly to the OHS Manager and is a residential role from Kalgoorlie / Kambalda working a 5 days on 2 days off, 4 days on 3 days off roster.

Key accountabilities for this role would include:
Have experience developing and delivering mining training material to suit individual needs.
Previous experience in the actual operation of underground equipment;
Develop, review and maintain emergency response procedures and systems;
Conducting scheduled inspections and stocktakes of all on site medical facilities, Mines Rescue equipment including the Mine Ambulance.
Facilitating and participating in Mines Rescue Training activities and Safety Meetings;
Ensuring that training is developed and delivered in accordance with the relevant legislation and company policies, including site inductions and assessing operator competencies (theoretical and practical); and
Providing First Aid treatment and coordination of Emergency Services to employees and contractors across the operation, including taking ownership of the Primary Emergency call-out phone and responding (in accordance with requirements), whilst on site.

To be successful in this role, you will require:
Ensuring all safety equipment used complies within the manufacturers specifications and that all appropriate work methods are followed;
Coordinate Fitness For Work Testing;
Facilitate Mock Emergencies;
A qualification as a Cert IV Trainer Assessor and either a minimum of Paramedic, Industrial Medic or hold a Cert IV in Health Care;
Have a working knowledge of WA Occupational Health and Safety Legislation;
Have a self-motivated and positive attitude; and
Have strong communication skills across all levels of the business.

If you feel that you have the right skills and experience, we encourage you to apply through our IGO Job Board in the Vacancies section on our website. General queries should be made to or phone (08) 9238 8300.
IGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment without regard to age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability or other attribute.

Apply for this job