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Title:  Health & Safety Administrator

Job Number:  10169

Townsville, AU

About the Project

John Holland in partnership McConnell Dowell (Joint Venture) have successfully been selected by Genex Power to deliver the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Far North Queensland, an innovative project that involves the world-first conversion of a disused gold mine into a pumped storage hydroelectric power generation facility. the Kidston Hydro 2 Project (K2-Hydro), far-north of Queensland (270km NW of Townsville).


The Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro project will see the conversion of two existing mine pits into reservoirs, involving the construction of significant underground infrastructure including a large powerhouse cavern and waterway shafts and tunnels to allow the transfer of water between the upper and lower reservoirs to generate power during peak periods and return water back to the upper reservoir during off peak periods.


This Project received funding from ARENA as part of ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program and is a gamechanger for the clean energy industry worldwide as it is an entirely new approach to large-scale energy storage. Want to get involved?


Currently we are recruiting for a dynamic Health & Safety Administrator to be based on site to ensure the project HSE requirements are achieved.

About the Role

  • Ensure accurate project HSE records are maintained and accessible.
  • Assist in the preparation of project and safety reports.
  • Support the development of the Environmental Management System.
  • Assist with internal audits and compile minutes.
  • Support the HSE Manager and HSE Advisors with health and safety activities across the project.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and subcontractors on site.

About the Person

  • Relevant work experience in the construction industry in HSE administration.
  • Operational experience in the application of project or company management principles and systems.
  • Forward thinking team player that likes to get involved in operational and strategic HSE initiatives.
  • Able to organise, prioritise and work independently.
  • Able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and be resourceful in investigating and enquiring into issues.
  • Demonstrates commitment, active involvement and leadership regarding zero harm people and stakeholder engagement.
  • Competent use of MS Office Suite e.g. MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point.

Transforming Lives

John Holland and McConnell Dowell Joint Venture is up for the challenge of transforming lives.


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. The Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project is 2 weeks on 1 week off fly in/ fly out project with full camp accommodation and facilities provided on site.


We are committed to building, valuing, and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland and McConnell Dowell Joint Venture.

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