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Lincoln University
Lincoln, Canterbury Lincoln, Canterbury Lincoln, Canterbury Lincoln, Canterbury Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand
2d ago


As the longest-running agriculturally-based university in the Southern Hemisphere, Lincoln University’s story begins with farming, but it certainly doesn’t end there.

As New Zealand’s economy diversified, so have we. Lincoln University is here to enhance and enrich lives. To grow the knowledge of our students so they can shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between our land, the food produced from it and the ecosystems within it.

With three academic faculties, one teaching division, several research centres and a range of corporate service units, the University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries.

Lincoln University has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with great interpersonal skills to join the Health & Safety team on a fixed term contract until December 2020.

Over the next two years there will be a high level of construction work undertaken on university land as part of our Campus Redevelopment Programme.

This incorporates re-furbishment of existing spaces and the restoration of earthquake damaged buildings.

Reporting to the Health, Safety & Compliance Manager, the role will require oversight of campus wide construction safety and environmental systems to ensure contractors meet university, regulatory and client compliance standards for the projects.

You will be responsible for communicating findings and implementing practical solutions.

This is a hands on role, working across the campus, liaising with internal and external stakeholders and working closely with the client representatives and the various contractors on site.

You will need experience in the field of HSE, preferably in the Construction sector, and have an excellent understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act particularly in the area of overlapping PCBU duties.

You will be a strong communicator who can create relationships at all levels of the business, drive changes in perception and motivate people to understand and accept responsibility to ensure we build for success.

To be successful in this position you will have :

  • A formal qualification in Health and Safety.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in building construction industry.
  • An understanding of risk management frameworks, hazard identification and risk techniques.
  • A working knowledge of New Zealand Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Working knowledge of asbestos management
  • This is an opportunityto work closely with multiple stakeholders in a proactive manner - influencing, educating, promoting and monitoring construction safety on campus.

    Please apply online with your CV and cover letter.

    For more information, please refer to the position description on the Lincoln University careers site or contact Patrice Wilkin, Recruitment Business Partner, on 03 423 0312.

    Applications close on Monday 29 / 04 / 19 at 9am.

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