Safety Manager - Rail

Location: Sydney, New S. Wales, Australia
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: AU$160000.00 - AU$170000.00 per annum + super + car
Specialization: Human Resources, General Affairs & Administration,
Sub Specialization: HR Planning and Policy, HR Information System (HRIS), Employee Development / Training,
Contact: Stuart Alpen
Reference: JO-1909-426123
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The Company
My client is a global Construction business with a proven track record in commercial infrastructure space for the last 50 years. Due to continuous growth and the ramping up of a major project, they are looking to add a Safety Manager to their Rail business. This is a high energy & busy environment, so we're looking for someone to drive & influence this part of the project.

The Role
You will provide leadership, advice and governance of Rail Safety and WHS Management systems within the workplace. You'll be responsible for:

  • Provide support, coordination and advice relating to WHS & Rail Safety practices, systems and procedures.
  • Administer education and compliance programs for employees, contractors and visitors
  • Initiate and coordinate accredited training programs for occupational health and safety
  • Conduct WHS and Rail Safety audits and inspections.
  • Identify workplace hazards and lead the development and implementation of prevention programs.
  • Conduct return to work coordinator activities.
  • Assist in providing specialist advice on Safety Interface coordination, worksite protection, rolling stock and rail transport operator accreditation requirements.
  • Provide direction to the Project Leadership Team to develop and implement adequate WHS and Rail Safety training
  • Investigation of WHS and Rail Safety related occurrences and events and provide specialist advice on corrective actions
  • Maintain records of all WHS and Rail Safety requirements at the work place, in accordance with legislative company requirements and provide statistical summaries of these records

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Railway Construction Safety
  • Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
  • High attention to detail
  • Great communication skills

You are a driven & diligent professional. This is a project environment, so we need a positive person with a great work ethic & a pro-active nature.
Please APPLY immediately, or if you have any further questions please contact Stuart Alpen on 02-9431-6518.