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Kent Recruitment

Senior Permit to Work Specialist

Brisbane - Australia
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Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our Purpose and Beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging. Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity:

The Senior PTW Coordinator manages all aspects of the permit issuing system within the guidelines of the project permit policies & procedures. The role will involve liaising with the construction & completions teams, Sub-contractors to ensure the permit process is executed to provide maximum safety responsibility for all parties.

The responsibilities will include;

  • Manage the Kent Permit to Work System including development and system improvements to meet organizational standards and needs.
  • Issue permits in accordance with Kent permit to work system procedures.
  • Ensure permit clarity and accuracy prior to issuing permit, including defined scope of work, location of work, safe system of work, plant and equipment used to perform work, work party, SIMOPS and relevant risk assessments.
  • Ensure accurate validation, re-validation, suspension, handover, closure, completion and filing of all work permits and supporting documentation.
  • Check and monitor relevant qualifications, competency, licenses, and supervision relevant to permitting.
  • Liaise with Project Safety Supervisor/Advisors to make sure all risk assessments have been carried out at the correct level and are attached to the permits.
  • Field assurance of permitted work areas to ensure compliance with Permit conditions.
  • Monitor external hazards that impact the Permit system, ie. client operations, weather conditions, construction activities and local conditions.
  • Ensuring the work site has been left in a safe condition prior to closing any permit
  • Attend regular construction meetings to understand daily job scope, provide updates on activity progress that impact work permit operations.
  • Provide training to Project personnel in the Kent PTW process.


  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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