HSE Advisor

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About us

Naval Ship Management (Australia) Pty Ltd (NSM) is a leading provider of asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Utilising a team of highly skilled professionals strategically located across Australia in conjunction with a robust, agile and scalable international supply chain, NSM provides cost-effective, responsive and customer-focused solutions that optimise the availability and capability of our customers’ critical assets.

Established in 2012,as a Joint Venture between Babcock Pty Ltd and UGL Ltd, we now support 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. Our services include: Engineering Support Services;Maintenance Support Services; Ship Repair, Refit and Refurbishment; Supply Chain Management and Procurement and Logistics.

About the role

The HSE Advisor role assists in in planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing compliance with HSE legislation, policies, procedures and work practices and demonstrate a positive Safety Culture, via an appropriate questioning attitude to the safety, health and environment aspects of work activities. The HSE Advisor works pro-actively in supporting a safety management system that promotes a “Safety First” culture throughout NSM and our stakeholders leading to a best in industry HSE reputation and utilise knowledge and skills to promote a positive HSE culture in the workplace

  • Prepare contractual HSE plans and documents
  • Complete duties of Chief Warden, responsible for the management and direction of emergency response
  • Assist in development of Project Risk Register to ensure significant potential HSE risks are identified and the planned treatments of the risks are implemented
  • Identify and record hazards and liaise with appropriate persons to determine way of eliminating or reducing risks associated with hazards
  • Prepare, manage and conduct (where applicable) schedule of evaluation / inspection activities to monitor HSE compliance
  • Facilitate pre-start and toolbox meeting HSE topics
  • Liaise with all personnel to ensure understanding of and compliance with HSE requirements;
  • Report and investigate HSE Events in accordance with procedures and monitor implementation of agreed control measures
  • Provide support to workforce in assessing hazards and risks and assist in development of controls to minimise risk
  • Assist in the development and review of HSE procedures, communications and alerts
  • Provide advice, information and instruction on HSE matters;

About you


  • Experience in an HSE Advisor Role in a similar industry
  • Cert IV Health & Safety Management
    • Cert 111 Fire Warden
    • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 - Environmental Management Systems
  • Knowledge of AS 4801 - Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Legislative requirements (Environment and Workplace Health & Safety)
  • Computing Skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • MUST be an Australian Citizen
  • Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain an Australian Defence Security Clearance


  • Formal Qualification in Environmental Management
  • Formal Qualification in Incident Investigation