Title:  Safety Manager

Job Number:  19594

Torbanlea, QLD, AU, 4662

About John Holland


At John Holland, our purpose is simple – we transform lives with everything we do.

We’ve always known that infrastructure is about people — our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work every day.

That’s our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way.

Be part of the team that’s up for the challenge of transforming lives for good.

About the Role


Establish procedures and implement programs to provide a safe and healthy working environment for all project personnel in addition to directing and providing guidance on safety, health and environmental programs.


The role will be Site based working in Hervey Bay on the Queensland Train Manufacturing Program. 

What you will do;


  • ­Develop and administer HSE education and compliance programs for employees, contractors and visitors within a defined workplaces.
  • ­Contribute to the development and implement occupational health and safety procedures based on approved company policies in the areas of health, safety and environment.
  • ­Investigate the causes of serious events on site and recommend actions to prevent future occurrences.
  • ­Assist other HSE Managers for the Operating Units or projects, manage and oversee compliance and governance with our HSE management systems. 
  • ­Provide support, coordination and advice of HSE practices, systems and procedures within a defined workplaces.
  • ­Provide training education and awareness as well as mentoring for HSE aspects.
  • ­Maintain comprehensive HSE records and manage all statutory HSE reporting requirements.
  • ­Maintain an update-to-date knowledge of all relevant legal, regulatory and company HSE requirements, ensuring management and staff are kept informed of any relevant changes to legal, regulatory and company HSE requirements.
  • ­Coordinate and provide day to day specialist support to the Project Leadership team, employees, contractors, clients and visitors during the project lifecycle.
  • ­Liaise with key stakeholders on HSE specific requirements.

What we are looking for;



  • Diploma of Safety in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • ­Cert IV in Environmental Management
  • ­Bachelor's degree in safety, Quality, Environment, Project Management or other associated disciplines
  • ­Safety Lead Auditor Qualification, Internal Environmental Auditor Qualification
  • ­TAE Training and Assessment



  • Demonstrated site based Tier1/2 building experience. 
  • ­Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in delivery and implementation of projects.
  • ­Knowledge of Safety legislation and statutes (especially those relating to Comcare), and ability to interpret any applicable statutes or legislation relevant to Project.
  • ­Knowledge of Environmental legislation and statutes, and ability to interpret any applicable statutes or legislation relevant to Project.

As part of the team, you can help us 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 we understand that different perspectives and ideas are critical to our long-term success.

We want you to be with us for the long term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.


What's in it for you when you join John Holland?


We're about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee.


We reward and support our people in so many ways. This starts with being flexible about how different people like to work. From industry-leading leave policies to wellbeing and relationship support, your needs sit at the heart of our employee benefits.

We Offer;


Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice packaging options available.

Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with superannuation and up to an extra 18 weeks of superannuation paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two additional John Holland Days to prioritise health and wellbeing.

Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you'll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities.

Learning and development opportunities where you'll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.

Inclusion and diversity is part of how we work and do what we do at John Holland. Our active commitment to being an employer of choice is evident in the delivery of our Gender Equality Strategic Plan supported by our Pride, Celebrate Women, RAP and Grow networks.

Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it's flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts, flexi-work, we're committed to helping our people work flexibly.