Senior Health Safety and Environment Advisor

Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the role

We are currently seeking Health Safety and Environmental Advisors to join various projects in Sydney, NSW. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

Lead and promote a positive safety culture (based on the Laing O’Rourke “Next Gear” program). Your role will focus on providing coaching, direction, support and advice to the project team on HSE related matters, and assisting with HSE governance activities to manage HSE risk. You will also be involved in incident investigations; monitoring and conducting regular HSE field based governance activities within the project sites, assist with the preparation and review of construction method statements, SWMS, and facilitating HSE training as required.

About you

A completed tertiary qualification in OHS along with previous experience working as a Safety Advisor for construction contracting companies in Australia.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

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.