WHS officer

Ethos Building & Restoration is an established, highly regarded and rapidly expanding construction company based in West Melbourne. We are a specialist insurance builder that has established a strong industry reputation for delivering superior customer service and quality workmanship. We were awarded AICLA 2020 Builder of the Year and specialise in Commercial, Domestic and Strata construction. 

We are offering an outstanding opportunity for someone who is seeking to further enhance their career in the construction industry. We are on the hunt for a Construction Professional that has diverse experience to be responsible for the management, monitoring and reporting of the Occupational Health & Safety functions and in addition, take ownership of permits and compliance. This is a terrific opportunity for a motivated individual to develop both OH&S Construction career.

Ethos Building support flexible working arrangements with work from home and/or office based options.


The Role -  | OH&S & Construction Compliance Officer

  • Proactively drive company safety policies, practices, and procedures in compliance with OH&S legislative requirements to always provide a safe workplace
  • Pre-starts, site safety walks & inspections in conjunction with the appointed site supervisor. Assist in the preparation of health and safety plans, site signage, and plan for future OH&S activities
  • Provide guidance and adherence to OH&S implementation process at site level
  • Identify WHS training requirements for all Construction Supervisors, Estimators and other business unit staff as required.
  • Facilitate workplace inspections and internal audits, while monitoring compliance to the incident reporting and investigation process
  • Investigate and report on any incidents
  • Preparation of permit documentation and liaise with surveyors for building approvals
  • Support the selection and onboarding of suppliers in accordance with our Supplier Governance and OH&S Policies
  • Management of supplier compliance
  • Management/maintenance of company policies and existing WHSE plan
  • Reviewing contracts and implementation of service improvements


Skills and Experience 

  • Diploma or higher qualification in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state OHS legislation and regulations
  • Previous experience delivering site audits, safety inspections and Incident investigation & reporting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of key stakeholders with strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability in liaising and building relationships with internal and external clients
  • Proven experience working effectively autonomously as well as within a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload
  • Strong computer skills particularly within MS Office


In return, we will offer you

  • A competitive salary package, including vehicle, laptop and phone
  • A workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of clients, peers, the business, the environment and the communities in which we operate.
  • Autonomy in the role
  • Strong back-office support
  • A friendly and cohesive team environment


WHS officer


Jobs / Construction

Melbourne VIC

Annually - Full time

10 months ago

Ethos Building & Restoration is an established, highly regarded and rapidly expanding construction company based in West Melbourne. We are a specialis