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Safety Advisor (EOI) in Rio Tinto Ltd
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Challenging role with opportunity to ensure the safety and security of people and physical assets
  • Work in a global company with broad opportunities – Boron, California

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Safety Advisor to join the Rio Tinto Minerals HSE team in Boron. The Safety advisor will support the implementation of the Rio Tinto Health and Safety processes and systems within Rio Tinto Minerals.

Rio Tinto Minerals (RTM) operates globally providing borates to world markets. Recognised as a leader in the industrial minerals industry due to product quality, supply reliability and technical support; we are proud to make modern life work. From our location in Boron, California we supply refined borates which are key ingredients in fiberglass, glass, ceramics, fertilisers, wood preservatives and many other products.

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity to contribute to the safety of people and assets across an entire value chain from mining to refined final products.

Reporting to the Superintendent - HSE, the Safety Advisor:

  • Assists in the implementation the Rio Tinto safety systems and processes within RTM and provides support and expertise to the operation.
  • Assists in reviewing safety exposures and current status. Recommends and implements solutions to improve safety standards across the workforce.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, company policies and practices with regards to safety standards.
  • Assists in the monitoring of safety performance within region of accountability.
  • Coordinates safety audits on a regular basis and addresses all hazards appropriately.
  • Actively advises the line management of critical issues and recommends interactions which will contribute to alleviating safety risks.
  • Assists in the facilitating of HSE risk assessments.
  • Works with line management to identify hazards and find innovative solutions to safety issues.
  • Coaches line leaders (including contractors) on all safety related matters.
PositionSafety Advisor (EOI)
Job Category Management
Industry TypeMining
Location of JobBoron, California
Last Date to Apply01 December 2016
Desired Candidate's Profile

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders.

We have the people, capabilities and resources to supply a world hungry for metals and minerals. Construction, communication, recreation, transport, healthcare and renewable energy: all these industries, and many more, rely on the products we supply.

ExperienceA minimum of 3 years’ experience in Safety, HSE or related field.
QualificationA Bachelor's of Science degree in a related field
Contact Details
Contact NameHR
Contact Emailrecruitment.support[at]riotinto.com
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