• Temporary
  • Kimba

Chandler Macleod

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

*** Please note the successful candidate for the role must hold Australian Citizenship and willing to complete a BASELINE Check ***

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced EL1 Site Supervisor to join a large Federal Government agency for a 12 month temporary assignment with possible extension in KIMBA SA.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA), a newly established Commonwealth Agency, has a unique opportunity to lead and shape the future of Australia’s expertise in radioactive waste management with a dynamic, multidisciplinary team working together to implement the Government’s commitment to the safe and secure management of the nation’s radioactive waste.

The Site Supervisor will include management and supervision of the Commonwealth site prior to commencement of construction activities in accordance with the health and safety guidelines set out by Departmental policy. The role will have responsibility to assess hazards, determine risks, conduct regular inspections and maintain safety programs and visitor records. Upon future commencement of construction works, the site supervisor will work closely with the Commonwealth’s appointed construction entity to manage the Commonwealth’s interests and requirements relating to areas such as site safety and environmental management.

DUTIES

  • Supervise workers, sub-contractors and work activities undertaken on and around the site by the Commonwealth during the pre-construction phase
  • Conduct on-site inductions and WHS briefings with employees, contractors and visitors onsite.
  • Manage the overall security of the site including coordinating access for suppliers, stakeholders, monitors and reporting any incidents or issues with the site
  • Conduct regular site inspections including assessing risks and hazards to ensure compliance with relevant legal requirements, processes and procedures.
  • Review and maintain the Site Operating Procedures manuals, including to ensure that site rules are in place and adhered to by visitors.
  • Stakeholder liaison and interaction and training with off-site response agencies.
  • Assess and manage any potential safety hazards on and around the site.
  • Maintain and manage a working relationship with the previous landowner and surrounding neighbors to the site, including managing any relevant requirements set out in Land Access Agreement.
  • Record and document details of all meetings, engagements, grants, sponsorships and enquiries in a Customer Relationship Management database.
  • Coordinate maintenance works on the site as required to ensure that it meets health and safety standards and legal requirements.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential:

  • Previous site management experience within a construction, civil engineering or other relatable context.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to be client-focused when dealing with colleagues, suppliers and members of the wider community.
  • A understanding of environmental management principles
  • Ability to quickly build a wide contextual understanding of the project and to provide factual information to members of the community, regardless of their views towards the Project, in a professional and independent manner.
  • Ability to work with independence, subject to limited direction against established priorities, practices, and methodologies to deliver quality outcomes.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, in particular the demonstrated ability to provide sound advice and prepare written reports and briefings.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills that foster trust and cooperation, and a proven ability to work effectively and with integrity within a politically sensitive environment.
  • Ability to work in a fluid environment, remaining flexible, agile and adaptable to support colleagues at short notice.
  • Proficiency with use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant certifications/qualifications in workplace health and safety, training delivery, remote area first aid, site hazard and risk management practices is highly desirable.
  • A construction industry ‘White Card’ is highly desirable and can be obtained upon commencement.

Essential:

  • Previous site management experience within a construction, civil engineering or other relatable context.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to be client-focused when dealing with colleagues, suppliers and members of the wider community.
  • A understanding of environmental management principles
  • Ability to quickly build a wide contextual understanding of the project and to provide factual information to members of the community, regardless of their views towards the Project, in a professional and independent manner.
  • Ability to work with independence, subject to limited direction against established priorities, practices, and methodologies to deliver quality outcomes.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, in particular the demonstrated ability to provide sound advice and prepare written reports and briefings.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills that foster trust and cooperation, and a proven ability to work effectively and with integrity within a politically sensitive environment.
  • Ability to work in a fluid environment, remaining flexible, agile and adaptable to support colleagues at short notice.
  • Proficiency with use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant certifications/qualifications in workplace health and safety, training delivery, remote area first aid, site hazard and risk management practices is highly desirable.
  • A construction industry ‘White Card’ is highly desirable and can be obtained upon commencement.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or going to be granted Australian Citizenship before commencement. You may be asked to provide evidence of this.
  • Undertake a pre-employment security assessment and subsequent security clearance. All staff are required to have a minimum baseline security clearance however some roles will require a higher level security clearance. If you are offered a role and do not have a current security clearance, we will work with you to arrange for this to be undertaken.
  • Be medically fit to undertake the duties of the job.

What’s on Offer?

  • Position located in KIMBA SA
  • $75/per hour + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 month temporary assignment with 2×6-month contract extension options
  • Fulltime hours, Monday to Friday 5 Days per week x 7.5 Hours per day

****Applications close by 10am Thursday 8th of December 2022.****

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.