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Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Advisor (HSSE Advisor)

Stantec Australia

Location: St Leonards

Job Type: Full time


Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Advisor (HSSE Advisor) - ( 2300013G )


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 are seeking a Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Advisor (HSSE Advisor) to be based in our Sydney Office to service our New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory business centres.

About the role:

You will work in conjunction with and under the leadership of the ANZ HSSE Manager to support the use and implementation of Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) program, and the ANZ HSSE plan within the assigned geography and encompassing projects. The HSSE Advisor – NSW/ACT will execute the day-to-day operations of the HSSE program and plan in conjunction with the relevant project and line managers within the region’s offices and projects.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Assist the ANZ HSSE Manager in the development of the HSSE plan for offices, operations and projects.

  • Support office and operational staff to use and be compliant with Stantec’s HSSE systems, programs, documents and plans whilst considering local relevant legislation.

  • Assist with project pre-job HSSE planning and hazard assessments.

  • In conjunction with the relevant project management, conduct project & site visits, field assessments, audits, planned job observations and worksite inspections.

  • Implement the agreed HSSE initiatives within the assigned region, with the goal of continuous improvement of our HSSE culture.

  • Using the Stantec HSSE system, provide HSSE advice and direction to Office Safety and Environment Coordinators (OSECs) and office/operational staff.

  • Support the execution of the HSSE Incident Management System.

  • Support incident management & reporting, ensuring follow-up is completed and documented as required.

  • Conduct investigations as required under the direction of the ANZ HSSE Manager.

  • Assist in the development of lessons learned and action implementation.

  • Support the HSSE aspects of the subcontractor management program, where required.

  • When required, assist with the Certification audits and management program.

  • Organise agreed events to promote Health and Safety as required.

  • Support Business Development and Proposals Teams to ensure adequate HSSE input to proposal activities.

  • Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec Quality, Safety & Environment Systems and Project Management requirements.

Coming in as HSSE Advisor in Stantec, you will bring the below: + Relevant qualifications and/or experience in Occupational Health & Safety. + Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a similar role. + Knowledge of Engineering Service Providers firms HSSE needs and utilised frameworks. + Root Cause Investigation (ICAM, TapRoot etc) qualification and/or relevant experience. + Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, along with excellent interpersonal and organisation abilities, coupled with an ability to work in a team environment. + Strong leadership skills and the capability to assess priorities and work independently. + Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, with the ability to learn new systems easily. + Strong client-service focus with a can-do attitude. + Flexibility to travel.

As this role is servicing New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territories, you will need an element of flexibility to be able to travel to our 8 offices.

Stantec offerings:

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

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements – Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs.

  • Professional Memberships.

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI).

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs.

  • Service Recognition Awards.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

About us:

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 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.

How to apply:

Submit your most recent CV outlining your relevant experience by following the below link.

No Agency CV’s will be accepted.


Relevant qualification (minimum Tertiary level) in Occupational Health & Safety (or equivalent).

Primary Location : Australia-New South Wales-St. Leonards

Organization : BC-3093 HSSE-Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 5, 2023, 9:56:33 PM

Req ID: 2300013G

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