Project Safety Advisor

Location: Sydney Metro Posted Date: November 23, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 495997 Careermine Job Id: 1820686
  • Opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and rewarding projects.
  • Long term career opportunity with an award-winning national contractor.
  • Be recognised and rewarded for your contribution.

About the role

There is a great opportunity for an experienced Project Safety Advisor with a background in Construction to join our Sydney construction team. Your primary objective will be to support the project in maintaining compliance with statute law and company procedures, and to assist in building excellence in safety throughout the projects.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Review and communicate safe work performance to Project Managers.
  • Establish appropriate educational programs in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
  • Investigate and report on all injuries, illnesses and notifiable events at the workplace.
  • Undertake comprehensive audits and provide subsequent recommendations to the project teams and OHS Manager.

About you

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
  • Tertiary qualification in OHS or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience as a Project Safety Advisor/ Coordinator for a building/ construction organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and build effective relationships at all levels of the business.
  • Sound judgement and decision making skills.

About Watpac

As a Watpac employee, you will be part of one of Australia's leading construction and civil and mining contracting businesses. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1985, we are a strong, experienced company with a solid reputation for delivering safe and quality projects across the country. Operating as one team, you will be joining over 850 dedicated and innovative Watpac employees who each have an unwavering commitment to our values, and to the safety and wellbeing of each other, our contractors and communities.

Our Construction NSW team has delivered some iconic projects including the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Overseas Passenger Terminal, One Central Park at Broadway and Cochlear's Global headquarters at Macquarie University. The team is currently delivering a diverse portfolio of work including Ryde Garden Residential development, Arthur Phillip High School, York & George residential tower and Hornsby Hospital expansion project.

Our Benefits
  • Health and wellbeing, technology, financial, leisure and home improvement discounts.
  • Access to a Healthy Foundations and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Parental Leave Program.
  • Employee referral bonus.
  • Young Professionals Program.

This is your opportunity to build a challenging and exciting career path with an industry leader. We attribute our successes to our innovative, driven and diverse team and offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible, supportive benefits and development programs.

*** Agency applications will not be accepted.