Harney - Trainer - Kirwan, QLD, Australia

Kevin Harney

Kirwan, QLD, Australia




I have had over 6 years of previous experience as a Workplace Trainer/Assessor as well as a Workplace Health & Safety Representative. I have undertaken Training and Assessments, Safety Audits/Inspections; Plant & Personnel Risk Assessments, Hazard Identification, Writing & Developing Safe Work Procedures/ Risk Assessments & Documents, Incident investigations & reporting; at both Jupiters Casino Townsville & previously at Xstrata Mount Isa Copper Smelter. I was heavily involved with developing & implementing of Safe Working Standards, while at Xstrata Mount Isa Copper Smelter, which included: Sourcing external providers for Equipment information, Writing & Developing Training & Assessment Documents and reviewing every 6 months for continual updates; the implementation of new Safe Work Practices; Developing Skills & Training within my crew (Multi-Skilling), Training my Senior Operator to fulfill my duties during times of absence; Classroom and on the job trainingSafety Incident Investigations & Reporting; Job Safety Analysis & Risk Assessments with Personnel & Contractors; Risk Assessments/Audits on Procedures, Plant & Personnel; Communications/Presentations with other Departments & Management about all Training criteria, Daily, Weekly & Monthly Production Forecasts, Safety and Production & Performance; Monthly & Bi-Annual Staff reviews on Production, Performance & Safety; Daily Toolbox talks & Safety reviews; Daily Supervision & Co-Ordination of Production Personnel & Contractors.

Work History

Contract Labourer / Operator

Manufacturing Process

From March 2013

Working in a Manufacturing Process, creating Coils & Lengths of Poliplex Pipes of differing sizes. Operating Forklifts to move & store pipes & general duties around the site.

Restaurant Supervisor

Irish Finnegan's

November 2012 - March 2013

Customer Service, Cleaning of Bar & Restaurant, Promotions for Restaurant, Cashier balancing, Supervision of staff, dealing with Customer Complaints, Table Service, RSA & RSG practices.

Bar Attendant/Duty Manager

Jupiters Casino Hotel

April 2009 - August 2012

Customer Service Practices, RSA Practices, Tray Service, General Bar Service, Cleaning Bar, Re-stocking Fridges, Supervising of staff, Maintaining Stock Levels of Consumables, Requisitions, Promoting New Stock, Serving & Preparing Drinks, Cashier Balancing, OH&S Representative.
Croupier: Dealing Table Games, Blackjack, Mini Dice, Big Wheel, Roulette & Pontoon, Opening a table & Float, Closing a Table & Float, Checking Equipment, Keno & TAB, OH&S Representative; Safety Inspections/Audits/Investigations, Plant/Risk Assessments.

Store Person

Extraman Pty. Ltd. / Skilled

June 2007 - January 2009

SAP experience, Cataloging, Picking, Packing, Stocktaking, Restocking Shelves, Unloading & Loading of trucks, deliveries to various points on the Refinery site. Water Recovery/ERP Process, Concentrate Recovery/Handling/Bagging.

Slag Wagon Operator/Converter Operator/Mobile Equipment Operator


January 1996 - April 2007

Duties: Slag Wagon Operator/Converter Operator/Mobile Equipment Operator/Bridge Gantry Crane Operator/Senior Operator/Acting Supervisor/Shift Supervisor: Operating Slag Wagon(train), Converters, Mobile Equipment, Overhead Cranes, Senior Operator Role, Trainer/Assessor, Acting Supervisor Role, Shift Supervisor role, Acting Superintendant, Training Development, Training Updates, Development & Implementation of Safe Work Practices, Isolations, Organization & Monitoring of crew, Holidays/Training/Future Development/Career Paths. Daily/weekly/monthly reviews to Upper Management.


Certificate IV Occupational Health and Safety

Studying to complete a Certificate IV OH&S online through OTEN/NSW Tafe.

Qualifications & Certifications

Mount Carmel College

Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Industry Training QLD.

Certificate III Workplace Health and Safety Representative

DRA Safety

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