Health & Safety Coordinator

Posted 20 January 2023
Salary$437 - $500 per day + Super
Job type Temporary
Sectors CGC CoverInfrastructure

Job description

About the company

State wide government agency looking after civil infrastructure projects and assets across NSW.

Primary purpose of the role

The assists with the provision of functional Health and Safety Management across all project activities. It assists with the maintenance of an effective risk management process, through implementing all safety policies, protocols and procedures, keeping correct and up-to-date administrative records and facilitating training in safety policies and requirements across all project activities on behalf of the NSW State Government in accordance to the Rail Safety National Law, Work Health and Safety Act, Work Health and Safety Regulation, Heavy Vehicle National Law, relevant Work Health and Safety Legislation and Codes of Practice.

Key accountabilities
  • Work as part of a team to assist in the development and implementation of a detailed safety management plan that delivers on our legal obligations, is project/business division focused and reinforces the key relationship of the project/business division to the achievement of the overall business plan for the organisation
  • Participate in identifying, investigating and resolving any problems, complaints, issues raised in consultation with operational management and staff and put appropriate, effective controls in place to proactively manage risks
  • Assist with the creation and development of Safety reports and other documentation (including summary documents, guidelines, manuals, newsletters, precis and bulletins) for the project/business division
  • Assist with review processes, practices and documentation to ensure good governance and appropriate systems are in place to manage key business risks throughout the life-cycle of projects, including Safety Management Plans, Operational, Safety and Maintenance Plans, O&M manuals and Incident Management Plans
  • Provide technical and professional advice on rail safety, heavy vehicle national law (HVNL) and/or health & safety issues and participate in compliance with safety audit for the relevant safety contractors and consultants
  • Undertake site and other investigations, identifying contributing factors to failures and incidents and corrective actions to resolve these, proactively following up to close out actions
  • Contribute to initiatives, programs and processes that result in best practice outcomes in the health and safety that go beyond our compliance accountabilities
  • Demonstrate the five ways of leading behaviours to deliver organisational outcomes for our customers, our people and communities for the greater good
Key challenges
  • Keeping abreast of transport health and safety legislation
  • Engaging all stakeholders who have a range of different priorities in different contexts and ensure agreement can be reached for employing safety management plans
To apply

For more information please call Will on 0435935377 or email your resume to