Graduate Health Safety Environment and Wellbeing Advisor

Australian Rail Track Corporation

Assist and support the Safety and Environment Team by facilitating safety administration and reporting duties for regulatory, audit and investigations

  • Based in Newcastle, New South Wales
  • 12 month specified term position
About Us
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is a major national organisation responsible for managing infrastructure maintenance, capital upgrades and the movement of trains on interstate railway track across South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.   
ARTC recognises that a talented and diverse workforce is fundamental to building a commercially strong and customer focused organisation. With your expertise and contribution, we can create a cooperative team that draws strength from our diversity and produces innovative solutions. On that basis we encourage you to apply for this position if you believe you can add value to our diverse workforce.  
About the Position
As the Graduate Health Safety Environment and Wellbeing Advisor, you will:
  • Support the Principal Advisor Safety and Environment the corporate investigations team in the management of incident notification and internal reporting.
  • Coordinate health and wellbeing program across the Interstate unit
  • Manage the Hazard/Near Miss Reporting system in conjunction with the Area Safety Advisors ensuring that key learning’s are disseminated across the Interstate Unit and Hunter Valley.
  • Manage the safety systems on behalf of the Principal Advisor Safety and Environment including Appian, Onsite and the Interstate SharePoint Site.
  • On behalf of the Principal Advisor Safety and Environment, manage the effective close out of WH&S and Rail Safety issues and completion of corrective actions across the Interstate Network.
  • Collect and analyse data and statistics for both safe working and safety events to inform a targeted approach to safety improvements.
  • Facilitate safety document reviews to ensure documents are compliant, effective and useful to those that need to use them.
  • Provide necessary advice and assistance to line management in reference to communication with regulators to ensure consistent and accurate information.
  • Provide regular reporting to the Principal Advisor Safety and Environment on rail safety and workplace safety key performance and lead indicators.
  • Manage key project initiatives as directed by the Principal Advisor Safety and Environment in order to meet customer demands
  • Provide assistance and support to other members of the Interstate team during peak workloads.
About You
We are seeking candidates with the following skills and experience;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Environment, Safety, Business, Work Health & Safety, Psychology or a relevant discipline
  • Knowledge of systemic investigative and reporting techniques, with an emphasis on industry and human factors.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant WH&S legislation, standards and codes of practice including injury management, workers compensation and return to work procedures.
  • Ability to understand, analyse and interpret statistical information.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and a clear understanding of general safety systems.
Some periodic travel may be required.  
About the Process
As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to consent to a national criminal history check. Appointment to the position is subject to ARTC's medical fitness standards relative to the position. ARTC is a drug and alcohol-free working environment.        
To apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button and include a cover letter with your resume addressing the key selection criteria by close of business 2 December 2020.
Please note that applications may be considered and progressed prior to the advertised closing date.