Senior HSE Advisor

Job Description


  • Fixed Term opportunity until June 2024
  • Manage safety within all maintenance initiatives for the fleet
  • Be part of something BIG!


REF:  SF 52579


About the role

Reporting to the HSEQ Manager, this position is pivotal to the successful delivery of assigned contracts.

As a leader within the business, you will provide a “centre of competence” on all matters concerning WHS and environment to support the implementation of appropriate safety measures to prevent injury, loss of business, prosecution and insurance claims.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement and maintain HSE policies, procedures, plans and process maps relating to WHS and environment that comply with company, contractual and legislative obligations;
  • Responsible for the leadership and management of the HSE function within their nominated contract;
  • Advise the HSEQ Manager, Program Director and Operations of all significant concerns/events associated with WHS and environment;
  • Drive Critical Risk Management Controls to reduce the companies HSE risk profile; and
  • Capture and analyse HSE performance data against defined parameters and produce statistical reports, identify trends and lead positive initiatives to proactively reduce future negative events.


About you



  • Extensive experience in an HSE Advisor Role in a similar industry
  • Cert IV Health & Safety Management
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current drivers license
  • White Card
  • 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)
  • Computing Skills (Microsoft Office Suite)



  • Formal Qualification in Environmental Management
  • Formal Qualification in Incident Investigation
  • Cert 111 Fire Warden


Essential Compliance Requirements

  • Construction Induction Card (White Card).
  • No restrictions to access For Official Use Only (FOUO) level or ITAR controlled material
  • Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance
  • MUST be an Australian Citizen


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 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 be Rewarded 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 we Recognise 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. 


This position will work within our Marine business unit, which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, marine provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. Marine supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets.


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. 


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