Environment, Health & Rail Safety Manager

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Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: West Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: Alstom

Things you’ll enjoy


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also enjoy;

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave

  • Free gym membership

  • Flexible working options and additional leave days

  • Purchase annual leave and novated leasing schemes

  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning

  • Stability, challenges and a long-term career enabling you to steer your progression in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries

  • Benefit from a competitive package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and social coverage (life, salary continuance, medical, superannuation)


Your future role


An opportunity has become available to join Alstom within our V/Line Maintenance project. The team within this project play a critical role in ensuring the V/line regional train fleet is maintained and operating to the highest standard. Joining the team as an EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) & Rail Safety Manager, you will provide assistance in the management of business EHS & Rail Safety risks and engage personnel at all levels in fostering a high performance EHS and Rail Safety culture. The role will be integral in sustaining the Australian Transport business's EHS & Rail Safety performance by implementing and maintaining EHS & Rail Safety initiatives, codes of practice, policies and risk management strategies.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Leading, coaching and managing a small team of EHS professionals

  • Maintaining the EHS & Rail Safety management plans for the Project

  • Undertaking independent project audits and monitoring safety performance indicators

  • Leading the Alstom EHS & Rail Safety audit and accreditation program

  • Driving a 'safety first' culture across the project, and leading the incident and investigation process

  • Managing Workers Compensation and Return to Work

  • Collating and providing statistical data and reporting for all sites and the regulators as required

All about you


To be successful in the role, you will have; 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage and influence at all levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing a safety strategy, and driving change

  • Strong knowledge of and experience in the Rail industry

  • Significant experience in a Safety leadership position and managing/coaching teams

  • Tertiary qualifications in workplace, health and safety

About us


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note


As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email: hr.accessibility@alstomgroup.com.

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

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