Contractor Compliance Specialist

Western Power

Location: Perth

Job Type: Not Specified


Do you want to deliver work that truly matters to our community?

There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Contractor Compliance Specialist at Head office, Perth, on a Permanent Full-Time Term basis.

About this role

As the Contractor Compliance Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring external contractor’s working on behalf of Western Power comply fully with the Contract Management Framework and all contractual compliance obligations and requirements including but not limited to; Safety, Environmental, Quality Management and the verification of Contractor claims etc.

To manage and develop relationships with external contracting companies and stakeholders to deliver Western Power’s contractual works effectively and efficiently and to the required standards.

About you

We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:

  • Must possess a relevant trade or engineering, contract management or HSE qualification
  • At least 5 to 6+ years solid experience in power and/or heavy industry planning, construction, operation, commissioning and maintenance
  • Best practice knowledge and industry experience in the areas of contract management and execution
  • Best practice experience and knowledge is essential for safety management, occupational health, workplace assessing, incident and hazard investigation and emergency response
  • Proven experience is necessary in managing conflict resolution and managing public and stakeholder relations
  • Interaction with others is primarily concerned with influencing, developing and motivating people and changing behaviour
  • Competence in relevant IT systems is necessary
  • Proven experience in performing Constructability reviews on design packages
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills

Joining Western Power

Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women, young & mature age workers, the LGBTQI+ community.

We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to five Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, and People with Disability – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities
  • The opportunity to purchase up to four weeks of additional leave per year
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership

Important information

We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2027 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.

We are also proud to have launched our Innovate RAP in Mar 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan). Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.

Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.

Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.

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Applications close on 03/10/2023

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