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Position: WHS Coordinator
Location: Sydney, NSW


Burton Contractors is a successful civil construction business with a fresh and unique approach to business management. Burton Contractors places high significance on traditional functions while valuing the importance of contemporary and current practices.

The successful candidate will form part of an experienced project team to assist with the construction of a large RMS project based in Western Sydney. 

This position is responsible for the development, delivery and upkeep of theSafety Management System & Plans. Demonstrated capability and proven track record in the application and implementation of Work Health and Safety within the civil construction industry. Previous RMS experience in a similar position is essential for this position.

A Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety along with Apply First Aid certificate, OH&S Construction Induction Card is essential. Certification in Lead Auditing and ICAM or similar is desirable.

An eye for detail, accuracy and precision is a fundamental requirement for this position which will be responsible for providing ongoing support in delivering against the project requirements and program as well as building strong relationships & ensuring the safety system is fully current and understood.

You must have the capacity to organise information in a logical sequence for the purpose of presentation, training and the preparation of policy & procedure is a necessity as is the capacity to identify and manage priorities, meet strict deadlines and work within a team and/or individually, to achieve objectives is critical. Ability to investigate and conduct incident reports, Assist the Project Manager and Team Leader QSE with internal and external auditing. 

Computer literacy, particularly experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel,Power Point, with the added ability to operate and maintain computerized office information while adhering to the Company Management System is essential.

A current and valid NSW drivers license is required. 

The role offers a highly organised, focused, and energetic individual the opportunity to put their expertise into practice with the construction of a large RMS project. 

Only shortlisted candidates will receive a response to their application. We thank you in advance for your understanding.

Please forward your covering letter and CV to: employment@burtoncontractors.com.au