HSE Advisor


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Location: Kapiti Coast Wellington

Category: Civil / Construction


Job type: Competitive salary + benefits + company carFull Time

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Downer is making bold moves to embed HSE in Operational Excellence and is implementing the right organisation wide strategy to prepare our people and our clients to succeed in achieving industry-leading performance in HSE.

Due to continued growth in the region, we have an exciting opportunity for a Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Advisor to join our Wellington team with a view to champion safety practices across our projects and create a safe and efficient working environment for everyone

The role
You’ll be joining a team at the forefront of HSE in NZ and your core purpose is to transfer HSE knowledge to our operations people and support their capability to confidently make good decisions around HSE that enhance the performance of their teams. You will be a trainer, coach, mentor and technical support expert.

Day to day you will:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the HSE plan supporting best practices, reducing work process risks and continuous improvement in HSE performance
  • Work closely with frontline managers across multiple sites to provide HSE leadership
  • Assist in the development of and lead and drive the standardisation and implementation of key safety and sustainability management system processes.
  • Provide expert HSE technical advice and support compliance with legislative obligations
  • Lead and/or assist as a technical expert in the investigation into accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine causes and review and recommend preventive measures

About you
Bring your collaborative and engaging approach as we are a team working alongside our managers and crews in real-time action and your natural problem solving abilities. You’ll be someone who uses their initiative and has excellent communications skills, coupled with prior experience in a similar operational environment, including particular application and implementation of HSE process and disciplines.

Your toolbox will also include

  • Experience in verification protocols aimed at attaining ACC Accredited Employer Programme accreditation
  • A proven track record in driving a ‘just culture’ that support HSE management, encouraging and rewarding excellence
  • The ability to influence HSE in planning and implementation stages of work activities with aim to create a zero harm culture
  • Understanding and delivery of effective rehabilitation as required under ACC Accredited Employer Programme
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001
  • The ability to travel and support neighbouring regions if and when required
  • Knowledge, experience or training in the Civil Construction industry

This will all be coupled by your ability to coach, mentor and empower others to own and lead a positive HSE culture.

To be part of our world-class HSE team, please put an application forward today by applying online at www.downercareers.co.nz, reference 580375.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don’t delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

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