SHEQ Advisor SA


Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

About the role
Ventia in partnership with the Australian Defence force are seeking a SHEQ Advisor to join our South Australian team. The successful applicant will deliver on the SHEQ requirements of the program, utilising systems and process to foster an integrated approach to SHEQ management while delivering on legal, contractual and business requirements.

This role will see the successful candidate based at the DSTO Edinburgh Parks, SA 5111. This role oversees all South Australian Defence bases, as such travel between sites will be required as part of the role. These locations include but are not limited to Woodside Barracks, Keswick Barracks and RAAF Edinburgh. There may also be travel to regional areas (e.g. Woomera) from time to time. A commuter use vehicle will be provided with this role.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position (12-month contract).

Key duties, but not limited to:

  • Inform and implement Safety Management Plans across the project.
  • Adhere to legislations, regulations and standards.
  • Ensure all activities on the project are undertaken in a safe manner, and with the application of suitable frameworks and documentation.
  • Undertake investigations in relation to safety related incidents or issues and provide recommendations through the contract leadership team.
  • Implementing processes to ensure communication and compliance with all SHEQ policies and procedures including fostering a culture of ‘safety and health above all else’.
  • Ensuring risk assessments and risk registers are maintained and all records are managed in accordance with Company requirements.
  • Ensuring that the Ventia “Critical Risk Protocols” are embedded in the project through Leaders.
  • Promoting the participation of all people in achieving a safe workplace with zero impact on the environment.
  • Assist in delivering the audit program.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with our internal/external stakeholders and contractors/subcontractors.

Skills & experience:

  • Cert IV in Work Health & Safety or higher qualification. (Required)
  • Proven success/experience in a similar role. (Required)
  • Formal training in incident investigation. (Example: ICAM). (Highly regarded)
  • Strong report writing skills. (Required)
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence. (Required)

Must be eligible to hold a Baseline Defence Security Clearance. As a result of this requirement the applicant must be an Australian Citizen.

About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

To Apply
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Position Reference Number: 149881

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