Projects HSE Advisor

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000


About us: 

We’re a team that cares about you and your community. CitiPower and Powercor Australia is an essential service, supplying reliable, safe and affordable electricity vital for our customers and a clean energy future.


In designing and delivering these services, our people are united by a real sense of purpose to empower customer choices in ways that are important for our communities and the environment. Using advanced analytics, knowledge built through years of practical expertise, partnerships with leading researchers, and the courage to experiment, our people are proud to be disruptive influencers amongst the electricity industry.  


About the Role:

We are currently seeking an experienced HSE Advisor to join our HSE Projects team on a 12-month contract position. The location of the role is flexible at one of our depots - so we are looking for candidates from right across out network located in the western suburbs of Melbourne through central and western Victoria. 


The role itself is responsible for being a strong and visible site based, front line HSE Advisor and to provide support to operational projects across the business, being CitiPower/Powercor, United Energy and BEON. The role will also support and drive a proactive HSE culture where the philosophy of continuous improvement is embedded within the organisation to improve HSE performance.

This role will be required to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and support operational projects with the implementation of HSE programs and initiatives to reduce risk, ensure compliance, improve workplace safety and reduce incident rates.

As the role is for a 12-month contract we are looking for someone to come in and make an impact quickly. This is an amazing opportunity to be exposed to industry leading practices and work with a business prioritising health and safety. This is a role not to be missed! 


What you’ll deliver: 

  • Provide technical and HSE advice to our operational projects within a region and across other regions and projects as required
  • Engage employees and contractors in the implementation of HSE programmes and initiatives
  • Coach and positively influence employees and contractors to increase HSE awareness and further improve the safety culture
  • Plan and facilitate assurance activities. Including a variety of risk assessments
  • Provide direction on compliance requirements with HSE regulations, codes of practice and standards
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders including Project Managers and Leads, Operations Managers, HSE representatives, Union representatives, first aiders and contractors


To succeed in this role, you’ll have:

  • Qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline (minimum Diploma level)
  • Qualification in Environmental Management (desirable)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable)
  • Formal investigation training (ICAM is preferred)
  • Proven experience in high risk operational industry. Ideally in Construction, manufacturing, maintenance, oil and gas, Electrical distribution and sub transmission
  • Health and Safety and Environmental legislation interpretation and application
  • Report and document writing.
  • Application of HSE Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of the Codes of Practice on Electrical Safety construction and maintenance techniques. (desirable).
  • Knowledge of Electricity Safety and HSE management aspects.

Our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within. This includes their physical safety – ensuring everyone gets home safely everyday – as well as their psychological safety, by ensuring everyone has the resources and support needed to achieve a work-life balance and be the best they can be.    

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career, please submit your application by 18 August 2022.



OUR VALUES: Live safely, Be Customer and Community Minded, Succeed Together, Be The Best You Can Be, Improve Our Business

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