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Minor Works - Zero Harm Advisor

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Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gladesville
Categories: Health Safety & Environment

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Downer is now adding to the strength of its safety team with a Zero Harm Adviser, reporting into the Gladesville office. In this is a newly created position, the key scope will have a strong focus on developing and providing expert advice on Downer’s Zero Harm Culture and legislative requirements. Your previous experience training, mentoring and coaching staff will ensure your success in this position. Our ideal candidate will have a mixture of construction and electrical experience as you will be working across various Downer projects such as NBN and Tesla. Interstate travel (20%) may be required as well as travelling to Downer’s Hexham office. Furthermore, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the development of Zero Harm Management Plans, Safe Work Method Statements, Job Safety Analysis and other Zero Harm Risk Management Documentation
  • Conduct real time management of incidents and lead minor and ICAM investigations in response to safety incidents in the workplace and on worksites
  • Ensuring that Downer's Zero Harm policies, procedures and practices & legislative requirements are complied with through training and audit
  • Coaching and mentoring the Project Management Team in Downer's Zero Harm culture, requirements and leading Zero Harm work practices
  • Leading Zero Harm Training, Incident & Crisis Management & Zero Harm Reporting


  • WHS/OHS Degree combined with Certificate IV Training & Assessment
  • An understanding of safety requirements and its application within the communications industry
  • Extensive working knowledge of safety requirements and its application to achieve business and legislative outcomes
  • Ability to influence and effect change to achieve safety targets over a sustained period with subcontractor and employee workforce
  • Previous experience in driving the creation and maintenance of a strong safety culture with a large workforce of at least two years
  • Previous experience in complying with and continuous improvement of auditing of AS4801, ISO14001, 9001 and OFSC Accreditation 


  • An opportunity to work for a major ASX listed company
  • The opportunity to work across a diverse portfolio of projects
  • Highly supportive, team orientated organisation
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support
  • A workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate, and the environment

For more information please contact:  Elysha Evans – Talent & Sourcing Business Partner, Infrastructure Services quoting job number 555700.


(Please note that applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement).

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