Hitachi Construction Machinery

WHS Advisor - Northern QLD

Hitachi Construction Machinery

QLD - Other, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/07/2018

Job Category:

HR & Recruitment / Occupational Health and Safety

Job description:

WHS Advisor - Northern QLD

Emerald QLD, Australia


Category: Human Resources & Training - OH&S

Reference ID:DS000150

Date Posted:01/07/2018

  • A leading OEM for Construction & Mining Equipment
  • A genuine commitment to safe working conditions
  • Based in Mackay or Emerald

Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) is a global brand providing a variety of machinery for the Construction, Mining and Forestry industries. At the heart of HCA's trusted and reliable equipment lies a team of talented and dedicated people committed to providing industry-leading machinery and solutions.

Due to growth we are looking to recruit a WHS Advisor based in either Mackay or Emerald, servicing our Northern QLD operations. In this role, you will be reporting directly to the General Manager whilst working closely with our National WHS Manager. You will be required to monitor and maintain HCA's work health and safety management system inline with current legislation, ensure that we maintain and continue to improve our workplace safety culture, identify and effectively manage workplace hazards and risk whilst ensuring the safety and well-being of all HCA employees, contractors and visitors.


Your other duties will be including but not limited to:

  • Maintain as a minimum, legislative compliance and 18001 accreditation across your areas of responsibility including other areas in which HCA operate
  • Identify WHS training requirements and develop appropriate training materials
  • Conduct relevant and timely WH&S training sessions for management and staff
  • Manage accident/incident investigations, Workers Compensation claims and Return to work plans to ensure efficiency within our business
  • Continual development/monitoring/improvement of HCA's WHS management systems
  • Work with Managers and Stakeholders at all levels supporting national WHS strategies


To be successful you will possess the following:

  • Extensive experience as a WHS Advisor
  • Exposure to Mining, Trades, Manufacturing or Warehousing Industries
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation
  • Experience in delivering training sessions and toolbox talks
  • A minimum qualification of Diploma in WHS, Cert IV T&A, RTW Certification


With a solid network of branches nationally we know that success comes from the partnership of our market-leading equipment and our quality people, and as such we strive to provide the best working environment possible.