Senior Health & Safety Manager- Tunnels
City Rail Link Ltd
Newmarket, NZ
6d ago

Senior Health & Safety Manager- Tunnels

  • Building & Construction
  • Newmarket
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Senior leadership role within the Alliance
  • Tunnels understanding is imperative
  • Build innovative & iconic train station in the CBD
  • About us

    The City Rail Link (CRL) Project is the country’s largest transport infrastructure project. Its 3.45km twin tunnels will transform the dead-end station at Britomart, deliver two new stations at Aotea and Karangahape and reconnect to the existing Western Line at a redeveloped Mt Eden station.

    The Link Alliance is a consortium of local and international construction companies responsible for delivering the tunnelling, stations and the systems contracts.

    These companies include Vinci Construction Grands Project, Downer NZ Ltd, Soletanche Bachy International NZ Limited, WSP Opus (NZ) Limited, AECOM New Zealand Limited and Tonkin + Taylor Limited.

    About the role

    As part of the health & safety team, you will be accountable to develop and implement strategies and initiative to achieve industry leading standards for the health, physical safety and wellbeing of our people and the public.

    As a senior health and safety manager, you will be able to demonstrate visible and inspiring leadership across the alliance, to develop and maintain high levels of risk awareness and embed safer working behaviors.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Work effectively with the Alliance Health and Safety Manager to guide the Alliance Teams towards united leadership across the project to achieve industry leading standards for health, safety and wellbeing
  • Ensure your Health and Safety team have an appropriate organizational structure, role clarity, defined accountability and tools to deliver a safe rail network and associated assets
  • Ensure the Alliance Health and Safety objectives are successfully
  • Establish positive working relationships with project personnel and raise awareness of safety risks
  • Monitor compliance with the safety systems and procedures within the workplace and provide operational support to the Alliance Teams
  • Provide health and safety-based input to design and construction methodologies, to reinforce total commitment to safety construction activities
  • Identify, monitor and implement relevant legislative requirements
  • Understand and communicate the systems and processes to provide our people with training, equipment and support to work safely and keep the public safe
  • Evaluate, investigate and gather information that will address inadequacies concerning safety matters
  • Lead incident and accident investigations
  • About You

  • Bachelor degree in Safety, Environmental, Engineering, Project Management or other associated disciplines.
  • Diploma of Work Health and Safety or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years operational experience in the application of safety and management principles in the construction industry.
  • Experience managing health and safety teams in the construction industry.
  • Practical experience and theoretical knowledge in engineering and understanding of New Zealand Health and Safety construction requirements.
  • Knowledge of Hazard management implementation.
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and be resourceful and participate in investigating and enquiring into issues.
  • Competent user of in-house software, with working knowledge of wider applications.
  • All successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.

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