HSEQ Advisor

About Us:
At British Solar Renewables (BSR), we're not just shaping the future; we're powering it. With a bold commitment to a net-zero carbon world, we lead the charge in developing, building, and managing utility-scale solar and storage projects across the UK and Australia.

Why BSR?

  • Impact Unleashed: Dare to make a difference? So do we. At BSR, our mission fuels a relentless pursuit of solutions, going beyond the expected to create a meaningful impact.
  • Innovation in Our DNA: Passion, curiosity, and data-driven decisions define us as pioneers. We don't just welcome change; we thrive on it, shaping the future of sustainable energy.
  • Team Spirit, Real Results: We're not afraid to stumble, and when we do, we learn and rise together. A united force celebrating authenticity, where diversity is not just welcomed but embraced.

What you will be doing in this role:
We are looking for a highly skilled HSEQ Advisor to deliver a 37.2MWp Solar Project, located in northern Victoria, Australia. This role is a fixed term contract.

Drawing on internal and external resources, the HSEQ Advisor will be involved in the planning and implementation of an agreed list of tasks across the EPC project life span from design, through commissioning, to handover, plus any other tasks assigned by the Site/Construction Manager.

The successful candidate will be required to oversee the works executed by the site team to ensure the project works are executed in a safe manner, in line with legislative requirements, and meets the quality requirements utilising BSR’s processes and procedures.

The candidate will be responsible for monitoring and reporting project HSEQ statistics to the BSR Site/Construction Manager and the Corporate HSEQ Manager.

What we need from you:

  • Ensuring a high standard of Health and Safety is being followed onsite.
  • Ensuring compliance with section 28 – Duties of workers – OHS Act 2004 (VIC)
  • Establishing project-specific health, safety, environment, and quality processes
  • Monitoring and implementation of HSE management plans and procedures
  • Ensuring works are being carried out in accordance with these HSEQ processes.
  • Assist the HSEQ Manager with implementing HSEQ software.
  • Consult with and communicate HSEQ values throughout the project team including Subcontractors and their workers.
  • Communicating HSE values onsite
  • Consult with various stakeholders onsite, related to WHS issues, and promote worker participation.
  • Ensuring reporting and notification of all incidents, injuries, near misses, hazards and property damage are communicated to BSR EPC Management
  • Conducting internal HSE audits, checklists, and observations
  • Spot checking Subcontractor Daily Vehicle Prestarts, Subcontractor SWMS and JSEAs
  • Initial review and recommendation of Subcontractor SWMS and JSEAs for approval by the Site/Construction Manager
  • Quarterly review and re-approval of Subcontractor SWMS, JSEAs, licences and tickets of competency
  • Maintaining project HSEQ registers
  • Create and maintain a clear communication channel between Subcontractors and the site team.
  • Auditing and observing site procedures on a regular basis, at least weekly.
  • Provide Site-Specific Inductions (as required) for all site personnel prior to starting construction work and maintain records.
  • Review of subcontractor insurances and site personnel qualifications, licences and competencies prior to starting construction work, and ensuring they remain current during execution of the works.


  • Reviewing HSEQ procedures and documentation, including SWMS and JSEAs, in preparation for approval by the Site/Construction Manager
  • Issuing audit HSEQ findings, observations, identification, and delegation of actions requiring closeout
  • Identifying and managing onsite reportable incidents and directly notifying the HSEQ Manager.

What skills will you have?

  • Successful delivery of at least two projects of a similar nature to the project scope in a similar role

Demonstrable knowledge of Victorian workplace health and safety legislation and codes of practice

Demonstrable knowledge of Victorian environmental protection legislation.


Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (preferable)

  • Advanced skills in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Construction White Card.

What you will get from BSR:

  • Monthly Social Buzz: Elevate your work experience with monthly events that spark connections and camaraderie.
  • Family First: Cherish family moments with our family-friendly parental leave because we know what truly matters.
  • Support Beyond Work: Your well-being is a priority. Dive into our Employee Assistance Programme offering comprehensive life support.
  • Rewards Galore: Celebrate your dedication with our annual bonus scheme and referral programme – because hard work deserves its spotlight.
  • Professional Growth: Stay ahead of the game with an annual reimbursement for one professional membership.
  • Time to Unwind: Enjoy 23 days of holiday per year, plus bank holidays.
  • Secure Future: Your tomorrow matters. Secure it with our robust pension scheme.

Tips from the recruiter:

  • Tailor your application: Stand out from the crowd, align your application with the role’s specific requirements.
  • Mind the Deadline: Ensure your application is submitted by the specified closing date.
  • Prepare for Success: If invited to interview, come with thoughtful questions about the role and company.

Closing Date: 3rd April 2024

If this opportunity sparks your ambition, fuels your passion, and aligns with your vision, we invite you to make your mark. Send your compelling application to: recruitment@britishrenewables.com.

At BSR, we are committed to equal opportunities in employment. Our hiring decisions are not just about roles; they are about the right people shaping the future. If you need reasonable adjustments for the interview process, contact us at the provided email address – because diversity fuels innovation.