We’re looking looking for a Technical Specialist – Construction, Plant & Equipment to join our Technical Programmes and Support team. The team’s mission is to enhance and advance workplace health and safety outcomes through technical knowledge and focuses on being the ‘go to’ experts for internal and external stakeholders for engineering, hazardous substances and work related health.
As the Technical Specialist you will provide construction, plant & equipment expertise to develop and support the Operations group in their regulatory functions and provide technical advice to external stakeholders. You will also promote and reinforce continuous improvement in safety, standards and quality in New Zealand workplaces.
As part of your role, you’ll have the opportunity for continuous professional development through memberships with professional bodies and attending industry conferences. You’ll also:
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be qualified and highly skilled in the area of construction, plant and equipment. You may be coming from another regulatory role, or have been on the tools. Engineers or professionals from the mining sector may also suit this role.
You’ll also need:
Our Health and Technical Services team are a high-performing and collegial group of professionals, so a self-starter with a collaborative working style and the ability to coach and mentor others will fit this group well.
This role does require travel across New Zealand and mainly to our Wellington and Auckland offices.
WorkSafe New Zealand, Mahi Haumaru Aotearoa, is the primary workplace health and safety regulator – our vision is that everyone who goes to work comes home healthy and safe. Alongside other regulators we lead New Zealand to achieve healthy and safe workplaces through engagement, education and enforcement.
About our Health and Technical Services team
The Health and Technical Services team consists of experts from a range of specialities, including asbestos, hazardous substances, occupational hygienists, engineering, permitting, and more. The team is continuing to expand, with key roles in psychosocial harm, health and safety by design and work-related health also under recruitment.
Benefits at WorkSafe
WorkSafe offer a range of benefits including free life, trauma and income protection insurances, discounts on health insurance and eye care, four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave, and learning and professional development opportunities.
Applications close on Sunday 27th October 2019.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
To find out more about WorkSafe New Zealand go to www.worksafe.govt.nz.