Safety & Environment Advisor

The Advertiser

Based: Malaysia(Penang)

Posted on 8 Jun 2019

Job Description

Applications are invited for Malaysian Citizens for the position of Safety & Environment Advisor, in Estate Management Section at the Royal Australian Air Force at RMAF Base Butterworth, Penang. This position is classified as LLC3.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Ensure safe work principles are planned and observed in all Estate related works by Malaysian Contractors employed by the Australian Defence Force
  • Monitor all Estate related works by Malaysian Contractors employed by the Australian Defence Force for safety
  • Promote a rigorous and sustainable safety culture with Locally Engaged Civilians aimed at achieving Australian and Malaysian health and safety legislative obligations
  • Report and document of all safety related incidents
  • Conduct induction training for all employees and contractors as required
  • Review hazard and incident reports to identify trends and implement remedial action
  • Assist in the investigation of safety related incidents
  • Monitor performance against contractor Safety Management Plan and assist with the co-ordination of WHS improvements
  • Participate in WHS policy and process reviews
  • Monitor adherence to workplace safety standards, instructions, directives and publications to ensure legislative compliance
  • Represent Locally Engaged Civilians at safety committee meetings
  • Identify pre work hazards and risks for EMS and Contractors
  • Conduct tool box meetings and site inspections when required for personnel, tooling and equipment
  • Conduct or assist with safety audits and workplace inspections
  • Assist in Base emergency management procedures
  • Communicate safety and hazard alerts
  • Prioritise duties as directed by Facilities Manager and OIC
  • Communicate and Co-ordinate safety activities with the RAAF Safe Advisor as required
Position requirements:
  • Minimum education of Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Good level of written and oral English and local languages
  • Either have or the ability to complete the Course on Certified Environmental Professional in Scheduled Waste Management (CePSWaM) as per Environment Institute of Malaysia (EiMAS)
  • Have a valid Malaysian Drivers Licence for a car
  • Knowledge of Australian Work Health & Safety is highly advantageous
  • Previous experience in facilities management or construction is highly advantageous
Usual hours of work
Monday - Thursday 0715 -1600
Friday                    0715 -1215
Interested applicants are invited to write in or email with a detailed resume and response to the position's responsibilities, including expected salary by 1200 21 June 2019 to:
The Civil Administration Office
Royal Australian Air Force
19 Squadron
RMAF Base Butterworth
12990 Butterworth Penang