SHEQ Advisor

Date:  29 May 2024


Company:  Ventia

An exciting opportunity for an experienced SHEQ Advisor to join Ventia in our Telecommunications team in Brisbane. The role offers hybrid working conditions and the requirement for travel throughout Queensland.


What’s on Offer 
At Ventia, we value the diversity of our people. We will support you in your career ambitions. 

  • $95k plus TFR (incl. super), laptop, iPhone, iPad and tool of trade vehicle 
  • Hybrid and flexible working conditions (site, 2x office locations, WFH, hours)
  • Working with a Tier 1 organisation with a supportive team and SHEQ community 
  • Career stability with training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefits such as corporate travel discounts, Novated leases, private health discounts, credit discounts and more
  • Access to a variety of Health and Wellness initiatives including the EAP, Ventia’s Health Minds program and Healthy Bodies program 


About the Role
You will be responsible for: 

  • Proactively enabling safe and healthy workplaces and communities
  • Leading, communicating and providing SHEQ advice and support to the operations team, subcontractors and stakeholders
  • Empowering stakeholders to manage risk and safeguard the safety of employees, the environment and the broader community
  • Managing and applying the Ventia SHEQ governance framework and management system 
  • Using systems and processes to enable an integrated approach to SHEQ management so we continue to deliver on our legal, contractual and business requirements
  • Conducting SHEQ inspections, interactions, audits and implementing corrective and preventative action
  • Reviewing risk management documentation e.g., SWMS, risk assessments and investigations
  • Facilitating incident and injury management procedures, including investigations and stakeholder management
  • Working with and across teams, to apply relevant legislation, regulations and standards
  • Delivering on our environmental commitment towards a Healthy Planet
  • Contributing to and learning from a diverse and supportive SHEQ community

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience SHEQ Advisor (telecommunications experience desirable)
  • Tertiary qualification in Workplace/Occupational Health and Safety or Environmental management
  • Cert IV Training and Assessment
  • ICAM incident investigation qualifications
  • Lead Auditor (beneficial)
  • Detailed knowledge of SHEQ legislation, regulatory requirements and ISO standards
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with stakeholders to develop and implement SHEQ strategies to ensure compliance, minimise risk and enable continuous improvement
  • Ability to implement, track and maintain SHEQ objectives and targets
  • Operational experience in high-risk environments advantageous
  • Proficient in using online applications including Microsoft Office, safety management and reporting systems

About SHEQ Ventia
You will join a diverse, supportive and award-winning* community with a leading infrastructure services company operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that serve, support and sustain local communities. With strong safety, environment and quality systems in place, you will focus on enhancing safety capabilities in our leaders, managing program compliance and elevating our safety culture to ensure people and communities stay safe and well. 


*Our SHEQ awards include: Best WHS Training Program (2023 National Safety Awards of Excellence) for our Safe for Life Program, Best Continuous Improvement of a WHS Management System (2022 National Safety Awards) for our Management System harmonisation program, 2022 AIHS Young Health & Safety Leader of the Year Award to our SHEQ Professional Bridie Vico and Best Mental Health Program (2021 National Safety Awards of Excellence) for our Healthy Minds program


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


How to Apply
Please click on the link below to submit your covering letter and resume.

Position Reference Number: 158541

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