WHS Coordinator

About The Role

Q Design and Construct is a national builder with an enviable growth forecast from an exciting pipeline of work in Commercial and Industrial projects.  QDC offers rewarding career experiences, competitive remuneration packages and a fast paced work and social environment.

Our award winning success comes from empowering our people with the right skill set and embracing a collaborative approach with clients from concept to completion which ensures our projects are practical and efficient. Our people, systems and the Q way of working is about collaboration, innovation and relishing the questions and challenge- inquisitive driven people will fit in well.

As a WHS Coordinator, you will play a vital role in promoting safe behaviours and practices within our construction projects. You will work closely with site leaders and subcontractors, providing expert guidance and support to ensure the safest methods and practices are employed. Your ability to collaborate effectively, read construction plans, and demonstrate effective communication skills will be crucial in this role.


  • Collaborate with site leaders and subcontractors to identify and address potential safety hazards and risks.
  • Provide guidance and support in developing comprehensive safety plans and protocols for construction projects.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to assess compliance with safety standards and regulations.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and recommend corrective actions to mitigate risks.
  • Review construction plans, specifications, and drawings to identify safety considerations and requirements.
  • Develop and deliver safety training programs and initiatives to enhance awareness and promote safe work practices.
  • Investigate accidents, incidents, and near-miss occurrences, and prepare detailed reports.
  • Maintain accurate records of safety-related incidents, inspections, and training activities.
  • Stay up to date with industry regulations, standards, and best practices to ensure compliance
  • Travel to our metro, regional and interstate sites as required. Mostly going home every night except where scheduled travel is necessary.

What You Need To Excel In The Role

  • Proven experience as a Safety Advisor, Coordinator or similar role within the construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, equipment, and terminology.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specifications, and drawings.
  • In-depth knowledge of safety regulations, standards, and best practices in the construction industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex information to diverse audiences in a simple and clear manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with site leaders and subcontractors.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Relevant certifications such as Cert IV WHS min, Tilt up Construction, Working At Heights, First Aid, White Card are highly desirable.
  • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with safety management software (Procore).
What we offer
QDC is proud of its melting pot of diverse thinkers and cultures and encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. We have seriously clever and motivated people to work with and learn from, all curious and driven to question "WHY" in pursuit of that best solution. We have a well equipped gym in our building, ample car parking, kids room, pool table, end of journey facilities, fun and respectful culture and of course a competitive salary and bonus payments.

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