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Title:  Regional Safety Advisor

Job Number:  1402

Melbourne, AU

Job Description

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies.




We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building.




By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.




We are currently looking for a Safety Advisor to join our team based in Abbotsford. Reporting to the Operational Safety Manager, your primary responsibly will be to establish procedures, implement and monitor programs to provide a safety and healthy working environment.




Key responsibilities of this role include:


  • Provide expert advice on safety issues in order to ensure compliance with JHG, client and regulatory requirements
  • Provide safety support to broader project team
  • Implement and maintain company safety inspections and audit schedule
  • Carry out site safety inspections and provide support to the project team to close out corrective actions
  • Provide project support in the development of safety documentation such as SWMS and work plans
  • Plan and facilitate construction hazard analysis and risk assessment activities
  • Review project safety documentation in line with legislative requirements
  • Manage non-compliance issues for timely and efficient close out




To succeed in your role, it is expected you will:


  • Relevant experience in a safety role, which includes relevant experience in the railway/construction industry
  • Knowledge of the WH&S Act 2011, WH&S Regulation 2011, Rail Safety National Act 2012, other relevant legislation, standards and associated obligations.
  • Knowledge in developing and/or implementing Safety Management Systems or Safety Management Tools
  • Sound organizational and administrative ability.




John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.





From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering all many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects, as well as significant property and urban renewal projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.





We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development.





We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland.

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