Health & Safety Advisor

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Job Type
Fixed Term
NZ - Christchurch
Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
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CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, and we also include the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future. Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

What can our construction projects build for you?

The Project

CPB Contractors has been selected by Rau Paenga (Formerly known as Ōtākaro Ltd) to deliver the Christchurch Parakiore Sports and Recreation Centre. This will be the largest aquatic and indoor recreation and community venue in New Zealand. The three-building facility will cater to local and international events, with construction including a 10-lane competition pool with seating for 1,000 spectators, swim leisure area, nine indoor netball and basketball courts and a show court with retractable seating for 2,500 spectators. This project continues CPB Contractors’ long track record of delivering important infrastructure in New Zealand.

Your Opportunity     

We are looking for a Health & Safety Advisor to join our team on a fixed-term contract from July 2024 to March 2025 to cover parental leave. You will be tasked with overseeing and supporting the safety function of the project, by coordinating the H&S practices, systems, and procedures on the project.

Working closely with the Project Engineers, Supervisors and Subcontractors on site, you will be responsible for ensuring an accurate, timely and responsive Health and Safety service is provided to the Project.

Core Responsibilities

  • Attending meetings to provide advice & guidance on H&S matters
  • Assisting in the delivery of Toolbox Talks ensuring the quality of content & delivery for safety topics
  • Participate in weekly Safety Inspections and Task Observations with the project delivery team to provide advice, guidance and support in identification and rectification of issues
  • Supporting the use of, including undertaking monitoring and auditing of the records management system for safety records
  • Reviewing Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) and facilitation of SWMS development workshops where necessary
  • Reviewing Contractor Safety Management Plans to ensure conformance to requirements
  • Lead or participate in investigations, as requested by the Project Manager, into all accidents/incidents to identify root causes and appropriate corrective/preventative actions
  • Provision of support in delivery of Daily Pre-starts
  • Assisting to compile data/evidence for monthly reporting
  • Developing and enforcing of standards to ensure the Project complies with H&S regulatory and governance requirements

Ideally you will have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a Health & Safety role in a construction environment
  • Robust knowledge of Health & Safety management system techniques and tools
  • Experienced in risk assessments and the development and monitoring of risk controls
  • Capability to conduct and interpret audits and reviews
  • Ability to confidently deliver training in high-risk activities such as working at heights, confined space, and rescue training
  • A high level of skill and experience in developing, analysing, and reporting on complex project performance, compliance, and defects and/or non-conformance
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and statutes and ability to interpret applicable statutes or legislation relevant to Project
  • Cert IV Work Health and Safety
  • ICAM investigation qualification
  • Lead Auditor Safety / Auditing a WHS Management System
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment

If you are interested in this role, please apply below.

All potential CPB Contractors employees will be require the right to work in New Zealand and complete a range of pre-employment checks, including Ministry of Justice checks, reference checking and qualification checks.

How to apply

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