Health & Safety Adviser

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1236600

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 4, 2024

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. 

Health & Safety Adviser
  • 2 years Contract
  • Perth based but with Ad Hoc travel to sites, offshore vessels and potentially internationally to vessel yards. uplifts for site/offshore days.

This is a Perth based role but will have ad-hoc travel to onshore and offshore sites and assets within Australia and may also travel internationally to Contractor sites for things like vessel vetting and verification.

Project Australia Overview
Projects Australia delivers a range of small to medium-sized onshore and offshore projects spanning infill, asset life extension through to asset and field decommissioning. We currently have a significant portfolio of offshore projects entering execute phase.   
Job Description
A opportunity has arisen within our Company Project team to support field execution teams to safely deliver these projects in the role of Health & Safety Adviser. In this role, you will report to the Project Health & Safety Team Leader and includes domestic and international travel.
Duties and responsibilities of the role include but not limited to:
  • Ensuring Health and Safety activities are carried out in best interests of the Company and enabling Contractors to deliver the Works.
  • Providing risk-based leadership, guidance, governance and coordination of Company Health and Safety activities.
  • Assuring, verifying and influencing Contractors work product and practices to ensure conformance and compliance to approved plans;
  • Supporting and enabling Contractor to meet requirements of Asset Safety Report, Procedures and Contract requirements;
  • Liaising with Contractors team to support understanding of interfaces, expectations and requirements.
  • Providing support to the Project team for implementation of Company HSE Management requirements and Verification Plan activities;
  • Leading Company training and awareness programs as required;
  • Supporting and coordinating Company led Health and Safety activities; 
  • Supporting and demonstrating a ‘One Team’ Project culture and positive team climate;
  • Management of Company event reporting system for all Project related events, investigation findings and actions;
  • Monitoring Contractors plans and work activities to ensure risk management processes have been effectively applied;
  • Participating in Contractor led Health and Safety activities, providing insights and support as required;
  • Providing technical Health and Safety advice and support to the Company Project team;
  • Participating in incident investigations and ‘root cause’ analysis; and
  • Performing Health and Safety reporting to Project Leadership team.
Required Skills and Attributes:
  • Diploma or above in Occupational Health & Safety or relatable field.
  • 10+ years working in HSE within oil and gas and/or construction industry.
  • A thorough understanding of all relevant WA Health and Safety Legislation and Safety Case regime.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • A continuous improvement mindset and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and influence multiple stakeholders.
  • Site-based construction experience in Australia.
  • Candidates MUST have Tbosiet and MSIC.
Preferred Skills and Attributes:
  • Previous experience with working with an EPCM contractor.
  • Experience working in a Decommissioning/Brownfields environment.
  • Process Safety knowledge and experience.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered.
(Australia Citizen, PR Holder, or Valid Australia working VISA)

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details. Or send the same to

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