Safety Advisor

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - QLD - Regional
CPB Contractors
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CPB Contractors is the CIMIC Group's construction company and a leading international construction contractor, with operations across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Combining the expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, we deliver projects spanning all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads, rail, tunnelling, defence and building.

Our Mission is to generate sustainable returns for our shareholders by delivering projects for our clients, while providing safe, rewarding and fulfilling careers for our people. We need people who are talented, motivated and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

Your Opportunity

With an exciting pipeline of projects on the horizon, CPB Contractors are seeking applications from energetic and passionate Safety Advisors for upcoming opportunities in Townsville, QLD

Our projects (

  • Australia Singapore Military Training Initiative
  • North QLD – Mid Term Refresh,

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to a culture of "Safety and Health above all else".
  • Ensure safety systems and procedures are implemented and followed to ensure adherence with legislative requirements.
  • Actively participate in the development of Safe Work Method Statements.
  • Actively involve and coach project supervisors and personnel to support their ongoing development and knowledge of WHS processes and practices.
  • Work with engineers, supervisors and workforce representatives to ensure the hierarchy of controls are used to eliminate risks.
  • Conduct regular formal inspections, audits & compliance checks of subcontractors work to ensure the SWMS covers all the work being done, that the controls listed in the SWMS comply with hierarchy of controls, and that controls are implemented and effective.
  • Ensure actions from inspections, audits, incident investigations, observations, hazard reports, staff meetings and workforce meetings are captured, recorded and followed through until closed out.

Requirements for this role:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Health and Safety.
  • Previous site-based experience in a similar role on a major construction/civil infrastructure project.
  • Experience with site-based DAS testing and involvement with occupational hygiene monitoring & reporting.
  • Previous experience in managing a team.
  • ICAM investigation experience (qualifications highly desirable)
  • Competent accurate inspection and report writing skills.
  • Open to FIFO work or travel based on the project needs.
  • Must have an exceptional attitude, willingness to learn and grow in a Tier 1 company!


What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Genuine mentorship and career pathways.
  • Ongoing training programs.
  • We promote from within and hire for careers, not projects.
  • Corporate discounts including health insurance, well-being, travel & retail.
  • Salary continuance insurance (SCI) 
  • AIA Vitality membership.  

Next Stages:

If you are interested in hearing about our projects, please click on the ‘apply now’

Please note that due to the expected volume of interest, only online applications will be considered. We thank you for your interest and look forward to communicating with you soon about our exciting projects.

CPB Contractors is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workplace diversity and to providing flexible work opportunities at our offices and projects. We support women in construction and Indigenous advancement and participation and encourage people of all cultural backgrounds to apply.

Please note: These roles are being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.









How to apply

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