SHEQ Advisor


Description of
this vacancy


This is a key role in the organisation manages all aspects of the safety, health, environment & quality within Vopak Australia’s Sydney Terminal. This is a Sydney based permanent role, reporting to the SHEQ Manager.

Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

 Conduct regular SHE site walk around and inspections at the terminal to ensure company and regulatory compliance in operations and permit work
 Be aware of the Vopak SHE standards, promote and ensure local Procedures compliance with Vopak and industry standards
 Participate in Hazop, Risk Assessment and other hazard identification processes
 Review and approve permit to work related safety documentation to efficiently facilitate contractor works within the terminal
 Facilitate WHSE Committee meetings
 Participate in the planning and execution of monthly SHEQ activities (e.g. Emergency Exercises) with the Operations Manager, Operations team and external participants
 Maintain/update safety databases, e.g., Risk Register
 Report immediately all incidents that have direct/indirect impact on the Safety, Health and
Environmental performance; and assist Terminal operations with any subsequent investigations as per the Vopak Incident reporting and investigation Standard and the local incident investigation requirements and record/ communicate the outcomes with appropriate department(s);
 Assist in injury management and return-to-work
 Represent the Company in dealings with SafeWork NSW and NSW EPA in areas of SHEQ and Compliance issues
 Generate and coordinate any local, Divisional or regulatory SHEQ reporting requirements for Sydney Terminal
 Make recommendations for continuous improvements that will result in the elimination of Safety, Health and Environmental incidents

To be successful in this role candidates must be able to demonstrate:
 A tertiary qualification in Health, Safety, Environment or Engineering or related field
 Proven experience in a similar role
 A solid understanding of relevant legislative and regulatory requirements
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
 Strong leadership and problem-solving skills 
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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