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Title:  HSE Coordinator

Job Number:  6445

Ashburton, AU

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

John Holland has been awarded The Koodaideri Project Phase 1 which is a greenfield rail project for Rio Tinto Iron Ore (RTIO). The Project requires a 170 km rail spur to connect the Koodaideri mine to the existing RTIO rail network, just south of Lyre Siding at Numbat.  An opportunity has arisen for a Project Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Coordinator to join the team.  This role will operate in a FIFO capacity on a 3/1 roster.  Point of Hire for this position is Perth.


This role will report directly to the Project Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Advisor

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to):
  • Ensure the safety of all track construction team members and ensure their compliance with established safety policies, procedures and practices.
  • Analyse safety problems and recommend solutions to appropriate supervisor.
  • Conduct routine HSE inspections, monitoring and analysis of work areas.
  • Conduct investigations of site accidents and incidents that may require litigation.
  • Assist with workers compensation claims and rehabilitation processes.
  • Create, evaluate and administer safety programs for all employees.
  • Monitor compliance with the HSE systems and procedures within the workplace and provide operational support to the Project Management Team.
  • Support management and dissemination of information.
  • Survey, evaluate, investigate and gather information that will address inadequacies concerning safety, health and environmental matters.
  • Prepare and maintain reports and documentation concerning the aspects of the safety program assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable rules and regulations including government regulations, standards and policies. 
  • Maintain knowledge of safety policies and procedures to enable the performance of assigned duties in a safe manner.
  • Maintain professional relationships with regulatory bodies, clients and peers to foster the professional image and integrity of the organisation.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems and procedures.
  • Drive and support the John Holland HSE Behaviours program.
To be successful in this key role, you must have;
  • Diploma Safety in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • ICAM Investigation Qualification or similar
  • Remote First Aid Qualification (Preferred)
  • Cert IV in Environmental Management (Preferred)
  • C Class Drivers Licence
  • Construction HSE management (2+ years, or experience equivalent).
  • Experience in supporting stakeholder groups and teams within area of responsibility such communicating with frontline employees and first line managers
  • Ability to interpret project related documents, preparing reports and monitoring compliance documentation
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and development skills as well as monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects
As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.