EHS & Rail Safety Manager


Location: Wulkuraka

Job Type: Full time


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.

The Opportunity

An opportunity has become available to join Alstom at one of our key service/maintenance depots, the Wulkuraka Maintenance Facility (WMF). The team at the WMF play a critical role in ensuring the New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) fleet is maintained and operating to the highest standard.

Joining the team as an EHS & Rail Safety Manager, you will provide assistance in the management of business EHS & Rail Safety risks and engage personnel at all levels in fostering a high performance Environment, Health, Safety and Rail Safety culture. The role will be integral in sustaining the Australian Transport business's EHS & Rail Safety performance by implementing and maintaining EHS & Rail Safety initiatives, codes of practice, policies and risk management strategies.

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Maintaining the EHS& Rail Safety management plans for the Project
  • Undertaking independent project systems audits and develop and monitor safety performance indicators
  • Ensuring consultation & communication activities are being undertaken on the project
  • Supporting key safety governance committees as required including the Project Safety Leadership Team
  • Leading the Alstom EHS & Rail Safety audit and accreditation program, including AS4801/ISO45001 14001 accredited EHS management system
  • EHS Risk Management – Lead and coach
  • Safety Governance of high-risk work for the Alstom Zero Deviation Policy by conducting Self Assessments
  • Management of Workers Compensation Return to Work for Injured employees, maintain case files, return to work plans
  • Delivering training packages for key safety management procedures or specific training required due to the introduction of new procedures, policies and standards.
  • Incident Reporting and Investigation
  • Ensuring Rail Safety Performance Reporting is collated and submitted on time for the Regulator performance reporting
  • Collating and provide statistical data for all projects and sites
  • Championing EHS Campaigns
  • Interacting with key clients and develop positive relationships with other key stakeholders
  • Ensuring that the Drug and Alcohol program, Fatigue Management program, Rail Safety Worker Competency management program, Health and Fitness Program is implemented and that effective record management supports these programs.
  • Monitoring Projects and sites subcontractor onboarding procedures and EHS requirements completion
  • Monitoring procedures and processes are adequately implemented and managed.
  • Monitoring Environmental requirements including reporting and TOPE assessments
  • Supporting the implementation of initiatives and lead the Sites knowledge and understanding on key environmental topics

The Benefits

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Bridging leave

About You

We are seeking an experienced Safety professional with a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships, and provide critical guidance and support to the operation. You will also have;

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Experience in a similar role, ideally within Rail or Heavy Industry
  • Tertiary qualifications in WHS
  • Cert IV Training & Assessment (Preferred)
  • Construction Induction White Card (Preferred)
  • Rail Industry Worker Card (Preferred)

This is a unique opportunity join a true industry leader at an exciting time, and play a critical role the maintenance of the NGR fleet. If you believe you have the right skills and experience, please APPLY NOW.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

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