Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144291
  • LocationCanberra
  • Salary$120000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
As one of the Australia’s largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod’s recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client is seeking to engage a WHS Technician on a Full time, Permanent basis.

Position Overview

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development and implementation of safety compliance programs
  • Undertaking audits and inspections in site and office environments
  • Participate in Health and Safety (AS/NZ 4801 / HSEAS 18001) and Environmental (ISO 14001) certification process.
  • Traveling Interstate to our facilities
  • Organising and coordinating safety activities with our contractors
  • Attending Safety prestart meetings and deliver took box talks
  • Conducting Incident investigation and management including reporting and action follow up
  • Working with site and office teams ensuring compliance to current WHS legislation
  • Maintaining accurate records and data utilising company systems
  • Developing safety awareness training sessions for employees & contractors on topics such as safe working procedures, hazardous materials, and accident prevention techniques
  • Communicating with other departments within the company regarding safety issues that may affect them
  • Participate in developing and implementing safety policies and procedures to prevent workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses
  • Performing risk assessments to determine the potential for accidents or injuries in specific activities or work settings, develop strategies to prevent them from occurring
  • Advising managers about effective ways to manage their teams in a safe manner
  • Reviewing employee injury reports and identifying any recurring problems or hazards that may need to be addressed by engineering or administrative staff members
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications Required:
  • Cert 4 WHS, preferably a Diploma WHS
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a related industry, in a health and safety role
  • Incident investigation in a recognised methodology (ICAM/Taproot etc)
  • White card
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A high level of critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A high level of computer skills
  • A high level of organisational skills
  • A passion for continual improvement of Health and Safety performance
  • Ability to lead and motivate on site teams in Health and Safety
  • Auditor qualifications are highly desirable

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting “Apply for this job”. Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.