ANSTO - Safety Technician – Traineeship

10 Jun 2021 4:23 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

ANSTO is currently advertising for Safety Technician – Traineeship 4 Years- Fixed Term | Full Time | $53,204 + 15.4% super

An opportunity proudly supported by the Sir William Tyree Foundation. The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under subsection 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)

The Program
ANSTO supported by the Sir William Tyree Foundation is offering this unique and exciting four-year development opportunity for two Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to work and learn on the job.

Throughout the program you will:

  • Develop a range of different skills and practical work experience
  • Gain foundational experience which can be applied to assessing, monitoring, and managing safety situations on site in collaboration with other team members
  • Effectively time manage training requirements with day to day work duties
  • Work alongside others to add support and gain skills

Features of the program include:
  • Continuous training and ongoing support
  • Mentoring to help with training, professional and personal development throughout the program
  • Rotations through Health Physics, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Occupational Hygiene plus opportunities in the Radiation Protection Services Commercial and Regulatory team, Emergency Response and Safety Engineering
  • Training while working giving you multiple certifications and accreditations including:

- Certificate IV Work Health & Safety

- Accreditation as a Health Physics Surveyor & Occupational Hygiene Technician

- Development opportunities to provide strong foundations for an exciting and fulfilling career

- The opportunity to be considered for an ongoing job as a Nuclear Safety Technician after successful completion of the four-year program


A day in the life of a Safety Technician

This program is all about on the job learning. You will get to rotate through different areas of the business and learn all of the foundations for a career in safety. Here are some of the things you will learn what to do.

  • We will show you how to prioritise occupational health risks and advise workers on suitable control measures for chemical, biological and physical hazards in the workplace.
  • Work with ANSTO’s Emergency Response team to understand how to respond to emergency situations that could occur on site.
  • Work and be supported by Engineers to understand how risks and hazards are applied by engineers on site and how risk assessments are made and used.
  • You will learn from some of Australia’s top nuclear safety experts and develop a wide range of skills and knowledge which can be applied to a variety of industries and trades.

Link to the advert: here. 

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