Senior Safety Advisor

Senior Safety Advisor

Bielby Holdings is an Australian owned civil engineering contractor with over 35 years’ experience delivering major infrastructure projects. We specialise in providing infrastructure solutions across road, marine, rail, bridge, resources and renewables projects. Most recently we have delivered significant upgrades to Australia’s major transport networks throughout Queensland and New South Wales.

As a result of continued project success, we are seeking an experienced Senior Safety Advisor, to work at a project location based on the Northside of Brisbane. As a key member of the Project Team, we are looking for an Advisor who is motivated to grow their career with a progressive civil engineering contractor. In addition, you will be responsible for Workplace Health and Safety matters associated with the project including but not limited to;

  • Facilitating the review and improvement of the Project Management Plan, associated operational procedures and risk registers
  • Providing advice and technical guidance in legislative, applicable standards, Client / Bielby requirements and best practice
  • Maintaining an audit and inspection program to monitor compliance of operational activities with management system and regulatory requirements
  • Providing coaching on management of at-risk behaviours
  • Completion of reporting requirements, monitoring performance trends, identifying areas of concern and providing recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Coordinating health and safety communications
  • Coordinating and monitoring completion of training and competency requirements
  • Ensuring accurate and timely completion of incident investigations
  • Coordinating injury / claims management and rehabilitation processes
  • Monitoring subcontractor performance and compliance with requirements

Skills and Experience:

We are seeking candidates who possess the following:

  • Tertiary Qualification in WHS (minimum Cert IV), Safety Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a WHS advisory role
  • Road Construction experience desirable but not essential
  • Ability to lead change and influence to build a strong culture of safety
  • Experience in coaching field personnel, to build a safety leadership culture
  • Ability to manage the day to day risk mitigation actions, govern checks and monitor for improvements in a dynamic environment is essential
  • Proven ability to lead through engagement in an ever-changing environment
  • Experience working with ISO Accredited organisations (AS4801 / AS9001 / AS14001)
  • Experience and / or willingness to use e-form platforms

What we offer:

  • Exciting and diverse projects
  • Modern leadership structure which gives you access to senior leaders and decision makers
  • A business culture of innovative solutions, where your knowledge and opinions count
  • A work environment where our clients are our partners
  • Opportunity to grow your career in a progressive and growing organisation, who put the safety of their people first.

If this sounds like the Company and role for you, then please apply now via

Applicants must have eligibility to work in Australia

Bielby values and is committed to creating a diverse working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitable applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Pre-employment Medical, including Drug and Alcohol checks.

Please no agency referrals will be accepted