Occupational Hygienist

Laing O'RourkeNew South Wales

Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time
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Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. The business is 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 and has twice been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.

About the role

Laing O'Rourke is recruiting for an experienced Occupational Hygienist- COH to join the team on one of our major rail projects in Sydney.

Key responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for observing processes, procedures and operating conditions both inside and outside work sites and developing strategies for evaluating the work site to determine the degree of risk involved. You will also be responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of control strategies implemented to protect against workplace exposures and hazards.

You will have

You will be an experienced Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH) with suitable environmental degree or similar qualification. You will also be required to have experience working across multiple project sites as the SME COH. Must have a strong commitment to safety and excellent communication skills, interacting with multiple stakeholders.


At Laing O'Rourke we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people. We believe in building careers amid a safe, connected and innovative culture – not just creating jobs.

We want to equip all our people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise.

We have our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to excel in this fast-changing environment.

We have committed to a number of policies and programs to improve our gender composition, including our industry-leading paid parental leave policy, where the primary carer is entitled to 26 weeks of paid leave, 18 of which are at full pay and eight weeks at half pay.

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.