Culture & Diversity
SMEC provides a culture which encourages personal development, fosters equal opportunity and ensures the health, safety and wellbeing of its employees is paramount.
Our Vision ‘To deliver outstanding infrastructure services for our clients and communities’ defines the way we operate, and how we approach our projects and partnerships.
Through the establishment of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee, we prioritise diversity and recognise the value and importance of an inclusive workplace for our employees and clients. Recent initiatives include:
At the core of our business is what we call 'The SMEC Spirit' which is evident in our people, values and culture.
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality
SMEC has partnered with the United Nations (UN) Global Compact to pledge support for the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. This program supports the advancement of equality between men and women through a range of objectives, including, modelling company behaviour to reflect the society we would like for our employees, fellow citizens and families.
Reconciliation Action Plan
Within Australia, SMEC has developed a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to formalise our support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people. We hold ourselves accountable to the framework and are committed to strengthening our relationships with ATSI communities. Our aim is to ensure that respecting Indigenous culture is a critical part of how we do business.
Workplace Health and Safety
At SMEC, health and safety underpins everything we do and is a critical part of our workplace culture. SMEC’s global team of industry experts utilise health and safety objectives to strive for a Zero Harm workplace. Discover more information on our commitment to Workplace Health and Safety and Zero Harm culture.