Regional Health, Safety, Security & Environmental Advisor
Stantec
Melbourne, Australia
3d ago

Description :

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging.

That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role :

Stantec is seeking an individual to support and coordinate the implementation of Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) program within Australia.

The position will be based out of our Melbourne office in Australia reporting directly to the ANZ HSSE Manager.

Key Responsibilities :

  • tSupport operations and office staff to implement Stantec’s HSSE program and systems as well as local Australian legislation requirements
  • tAssist with project pre-job HSSE tendering, planning, and hazard assessments
  • tConduct project HSSE assessments, audits, planned job observations and worksite inspections with leadership (which may require overnight travel & site visits)
  • tPromote HSSE and our Safer Together initiative, with the goal of continuous improvement of our HSSE culture
  • tProvide support and HSSE advice & direction to Office Safety and Environment Coordinators (OSECs), Health & Safety Representatives and operational / office staff
  • tSupport the HSSE Incident Management System within the region
  • o tSupport incoming incident reports, ensuring follow-up is completed and documented as required

    o tConduct investigations as required under the direction of the HSSE Manager

    o tAssist in the development of lessons learned and corrective actions in conjunction with responsible managers.

  • tSupport the subcontractor management program HSSE aspects
  • tAssist with the Regional ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System), OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems) certification management
  • tOrganise events to promote Health and Safety (e.g. Lunch and Learns.)
  • tContribute to business development activities, and proposal inputs, as required
  • Qualifications :

    To succeed in this role, you will require :

  • tA degree, diploma or certificate in Occupational / Work Health and Safety in a related field
  • t5 10 years of relevant field work experience in an HSSE role
  • tMembership of either the Australian Institute of Occupational Health & Safety or a relevant professional association.
  • tICAM or Root Cause Investigations qualification and experience
  • tAudit training and experience
  • tKnowledge of Australian Workplace / Occupational Health and Safety legislation
  • tStrong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with excellent interpersonal and organisational abilities, coupled with an ability to work in a team atmosphere.
  • tStrong leadership skills and the capability to assess priorities and work independently
  • tComputer proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of software
  • What we offer

    Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • tFlexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts.
  • tLearning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • tMentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others
  • tProfessional Memberships
  • tIncome Continuance Insurance (ICI)
  • tService Recognition Awards
  • tEmployee Assistance Program
  • Title :

    Regional Health, Safety, Security & Environmental Advisor

    Qualifications :

  • tA degree, diploma or certificate in Occupational / Work Health and Safety in a related field
  • Job Category : Health & Safety

    About Stantec :

    The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

    Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history.

    So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

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