Rio Tinto

Occupational Hygiene Technician (BB-11341)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

  • Be part of a group that is safety and values driven
  • Bell Bay, Tasmania
  • Flexible Monday - Friday day roster (8 – 12-hour shifts)
  • About the role

    All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

    We are looking for an Occupational Hygiene Technician to work within the HSE CMX team to provide occupational hygiene services and support to the Bell Bay Aluminium site.

    This hands-on role will give you broad and practical experience, including in many areas of occupational hygiene unique to the aluminum smelting industry. A great opportunity for a strong communicator who has a desire to influence exposure reduction initiatives, as well as learn and develop within this exciting profession.

    In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. Because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible. Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing are our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

    Reporting to the Specialist Occupational Hygiene, you will work a day roster (Monday – Friday). Due to the need for regular 12-hour shifts, to meet the requirements of the hygiene sampling program, your roster will be negotiated to meet the needs of both yourself and the sampling program. You will be:

  • Assisting the Specialist Occupational Hygiene to achieve team goals;
  • Scheduling and conducting the hygiene sampling program;
  • Conducting sample preparation, analysis, dispatch and quality assurance;
  • Maintaining hygiene data and records;
  • Managing the communication of hygiene monitoring data in various formats as required, including feedback to individuals and teams;
  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and calibration of monitoring instrumentation;
  • Maintaining the onsite Occupational Hygiene Laboratory;
  • Assisting with preparation of, and participation in, various audits;
  • Assisting with exposure incident investigations, including coaching leaders to ensure effective corrective actions.
  • What you will bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Strong technical background and communication skills
  • A tertiary qualification in Occupational Hygiene, Science or similar
  • Experience in Occupational Hygiene monitoring - desirable
  • Industrial experience - desirable
  • Experience in database management and Microsoft Excel
  • AIOH Basic Principles Course - desirable
  • What we offer

  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP)
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
  • Where you will be working

    Bell Bay Aluminium is part of the Rio Tinto Group, a global leader in aluminium, which is one of the world’s most widely used metals. Based approximately 50-kilometres from Launceston in Northern Tasmania, the smelter produces primary aluminium products.

    About Rio Tinto

    Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

    For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

    Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe.

    Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

    Every Voice Matters

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

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