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May 31, 2017

WHS Advisor

Filed under: Uncategorized — karol @ 12:30 am

- Johns Lyng Group
- Full-Time opportunity
- Wetherill Park location with regular travel across NSW
- Salary commensurate with experience + company vehicle

The Company:

Johns Lyng Group was established over 60 years ago and is now one of Australia’s leading building and construction companies. Highly talented business units, coupled with management’s transparent and honest attitude towards staff, have had an enormous impact on the growth of this organisation. Johns Lyng Group has strong values and a fantastic corporate culture that has been built around teamwork and trust. This makes it a truly great place to work.

The Role:

We are currently seeking a dedicated and hardworking WHS Advisor to join our Wetherill Park team. Reporting to the Group HSE Manager, the successful applicant will provide Health Safety and Environmental assistance, advice and research and will co-ordinate and manage workplace injury claims and retu
to work plans.

This is a hands-on position that will involve using common sense and initiative to provide professional support and counsel to all business units as part of Johns Lyng NSW’s shared services. Given the nature of the position and the requirement to work across multiple sites, regular travel throughout NSW will be required.

Position Requirements:

This opportunity would best suit a motivated and driven individual with a strong background in the construction industry, a WHS qualification and/or previous experience in a similar role. A trade or insurance building background and experience dealing with on-site hazards will be viewed as advantageous, while strong problem solving, administration, communication and computer skills are essential. The successful applicant will have an honest and trustworthy nature and a high level of integrity and will be able to manage a demanding and changing workload in a fast paced environment.

This is a fantastic chance to join a stable and secure company that values its people above all else! Future opportunities for career progression will also be available for the right candidate.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

- Monitor all business compliances with WHS legal obligations, industry and Australian standards
- Implement, maintain and update all project and site specific WHS plans
- Liaise with regulatory authorities on matters of Health, Safety and Environmental compliance, as directed by the HSE Manager
- Ensure a standard risk management approach is implemented across all businesses in all Health, Safety and Environmental activities
- Manage induction process for staff and contractors
- Ensure Johns Lyng NSW maintains its legal obligations to consult on matters of Health and Safety
- WHS training requirements, including implementation and delivery of training
- Incident investigation and emergency management and response
- Assist with workers compensation claims management under the direction of the HSE Manager
- Business process and contractor management auditing, review and implementation of action items and close out of non-conformance
- Other duties as directed by the HSE Manager

Key Selection Criteria:

- Prior experience in the Building & Construction industry
- Tertiary Qualification in Work Health & Safety (i.e. Diploma, Undergraduate Degree, Post Graduate Degree)
- Experience in Injury Claims Management and Training & Risk Assessment highly regarded, however not essential
- Insurance Building background and/or a relevant Building Trade Qualification highly regarded, however not essential
- Ability to manage demanding and changing workloads in a potentially high pressure and time critical environment
- Ability to analyse and interpret data, laws and regulations and implement processes
- Strong decisions making and problem solving skills
- Good eye for detail
- Honest and trustworthy personality and high level of integrity
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Lead Auditor in OHS management systems, Construction Induction Card and Working with Children Check preferred, or to undertake during employment
- Current and valid motor vehicle licence

Please note: A medical examination and criminal background check will make up part of the recruitment process.

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