Senior HSE Advisor

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 a Senior HSE Advisor preferably with building experience to join our team based in Melbourne, VIC. This permanent role offers great career prospects with a privately owned tier 1 constructor, and an international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

  • Facilitate the implementation of the Laing O’Rourke HSE Management System and Project HSE Management Plans in accordance with company requirements
  • Coach, mentor and support project personnel to continually improve the culture and performance of the project team and Laing O’Rourke’s Next Gear philosophy.
  • Complete, facilitate and mentor accident investigations up to and including Potential Class 1
  • Assist in the coordination and undertaking of HSE assurance activities including audits and support the project in developing and closing out any actions arising

About you

You will have a relevant Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health & Safety combined with experience on building projects, ideally in Australia. You will have demonstrated audit experience along with experience in coaching to develop safety peers and project personnel in Health & Safety.


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.