Senior Safety Advisor - Laing O'Rourke - Amberley, QLD

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Contact: Kelly Henderson
Email: email Kelly
Reference: 72081
About Laing O'Rourke


Laing O'Rourke is an A$7 billion engineering enterprise dedicated to challenging and changing the face of construction worldwide. We design, manufacture, construct, operate and maintain the built environment - providing infrastructure to sustain communities.


About the role


We are currently seeking a Senior Safety Advisor for a Building project, west of Brisbane - in Amberley, QLD.


You will be joining an established, high-performing project delivery team, working with existing site processes and systems, and continuing to build on our positive safety culture.

This permanent, full-time role offers excellent career prospects with a privately-owned, tier 1 constructor, and an international engineering enterprise. Our region is growing, and this is a great opportunity to grow with us.


Key responsibilities


As Senior Safety Advisor, you will lead and promote a positive safety culture based on our Next Gear initiative.

You will provide mentoring, coaching and guidance, advice on Safety issues, and identify and facilitate training requirements.

Other aspects of your role will include ensuring compliance with Laing O'Rourke systems and processes, coordinating supply chain engagement activities, conducting audits and investigations, record management and reporting.


You will have


Ideally you'll bring 5 -10 years in Safety – preferably from a Building background, high-level skills in safety leadership, relationship-building and communication, the ability to manage your own time and work both autonomously and as part of a small safety team.

You will offer skills in Auditing, Reporting and Risk Management and strong knowledge of Safety legislation. You will bring an appreciation and interest in applying a different safety approach, and actively explore initiatives which boost the capacity of people and organisations to drive a strong safety culture.

Experience in delivering defence projects, and with Managing Contractor models, would be beneficial.




At Laing O'Rourke we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people.

We believe in building careers – not just creating jobs and in putting our people at the heart of everything we do.

We want to equip all Laing O'Rourke people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise and ensure they feel supported in their roles and rewarded for their efforts.

We have our own specialised learning and development programme, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to compete in this fast-changing environment.    

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.