Job Description

  • Be at the forefront of promoting a safety-first culture, making a tangible impact in an HSE Advisor role.
  • Drive continual improvement and ensure regulatory compliance in a dynamic position.
  • Join a reputable organisation that values job stability and is committed to providing a secure and reliable career path.

About the Role

Babcock is currently in search of an experienced HSE Advisor to join our Maritime Sustainment team. In this opportunity you’ll play a crucial ‘hands on’ role in promoting and fostering our ‘Safety First’ culture, with the ultimate goal of establishing and maintaining a top-tier HSE reputation in the Defence industry.

As the HSE Advisor, your responsibilities will include planning, implementing, and overseeing compliance with safety measures on Naval vessels and facilities. You’ll also contribute to the creation of a Project Risk Register to identify and address significant HSE risks, ensuring that planned risk mitigation strategies are put into action.

Moreover, you’ll be responsible for hazard identification and documentation, collaborating with relevant stakeholders to devise strategies for eliminating or reducing associated risks. Your role will involve facilitating discussions with stakeholders to ensure full comprehension and adherence to HSE requirements while offering expert advice on HSE matters.

Furthermore, in this position, you will actively participate in the development and review of HSE procedures, communications, and alerts. Additionally, you’ll be involved in the preparation of HSE plans and reports to ensure alignment with our contractual commitments.

What you will bring

  • Experience in an HSE Advisor Role in a similar industry.
  • Cert IV Health & Safety Management.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of ISO 45001 – Health and Safety Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of Legislative requirements (Environment and Workplace Health & Safety).
  • Australian Citizen with a Defence security clearance or the ability to obtain.


What we offer you


  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We offer flexible family friendly working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


To learn more about Babcock visit


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.


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Job Req ID: 54242