WorkSafe | Technical Specialist Construction opportunity

As Technical Specialist Construction you will bring your technical expertise to develop and support the inspectorate in their regulatory functions and provide technical advice to external stakeholders. Play a part in improving safety and quality standards in New Zealand | Bring your practical construction site experience to WorkSafe | Permanent, all WorkSafe office locations considered.

You will also support the operations of the Technical Specialists team and be a valued member of a centre of expertise for WorkSafe in the delivery of cost effective, efficient, and high-quality technical advice on health and safety issues. You will also:

  • Provide technical support and advice on commercial construction
  • Contribute to the development of commercial construction capability
  • Contribute to regional / national initiatives or programmes / projects
  • Promote and undertake environmental scans
  • Reinforce continuous improvement in safety, standards and quality in New Zealand workplaces
  • Ensure the provision of relevant and up to date advice on technical safety issues

The ideal person for this role will have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent writing ability with a clear, concise, and evidence-based style
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Practical experience that acknowledges you as a credible construction technical specialist
  • A high level of systems thinking capability
  • Ability to adopt a client perspective when considering technical policy and its implementation.
  • Able to translate technical information into simple language
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety legislation and regulation
  • A tertiary qualification in Civil and/or Construction or equivalent experience based on knowledge

Working in a high-performing team, you'll enjoy a supportive environment where you are trusted and empowered to do your best work. If this sounds like you, WorkSafe would love to hear from you.

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