Health & Safety Advisor

Water & Utilities
  • UK, Scotland, Ayrshire
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £35,000 to £45,000 per year
Our client is a main contractor that works in the Civils and Water sectors and they are seeking a Health & Safety Advisor to join the team – working on the North Kyle windfarm site in Dalmellington (East Ayrshire) for a minimum of 2-3 years. Reporting to the Contracts Director, Contracts Manager & Senior...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.04.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 9504/28180

Quote ref: 9504/28180

Job description

Our client is a main contractor that works in the Civils and Water sectors and they are seeking a Health & Safety Advisor to join the team – working on the North Kyle windfarm site in Dalmellington (East Ayrshire) for a minimum of 2-3 years. Reporting to the Contracts Director, Contracts Manager & Senior Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Manager - the successful candidate will provide HSE technical and competent advice and support to this site.  

 

The role and responsibilities will include:  

- HSE Management Plans – supporting the planning processes and production/maintenance of key management plans including the Project Management Plan (PMP), Construction Phase Plan (CPP), Key Performance Indictors (KPI), Devising & Approving RAMS, Task Briefings, Permit to Dig etc.  

- Safety Briefings, inductions and site team engagement – deliver site safety inductions to all site team and visitors, support the site team preparing and delivering toolbox talks, behavioural safety programmes and safety briefings  

- Technical Advice & Support – providing specialist advice, support and input where required to deal with specific project issues with planning, managing and monitoring HSE considerations  

- Project Review – reviewing the project to identify opportunities and unusual risks, to be briefed etc.  

- Incident Management – assisting / delivering any part of the site-based elements of the incident management process including incident control, notification and investigation  

- HSE Compliance – ensuring compliance with HSE management system & procedures as part of the Business Management System both in self-delivering requirements, but also influencing behaviour, coaching & mentoring and compliance across the team  

- HSE Monitoring – providing support in terms of project monitoring requirements, including regular HSE inspections, audits, trends etc.  

- Risk Identification & Mitigation – as appropriate  

- Record Keeping –including regular HSE progress and status reports  

- Client Interface – satisfy client requirements by providing client HSE representation and attendance at progress meetings

Requirements

To be successful in this role you must have the following qualifications and capabilities:  

- Minimum NEBOSH General Certificate  

- Technical/Certified member of IOSH (and working towards chartered status)  

- Preferable 2/3 years working for a Tier 1 or Tier 2 civil engineering contractor  

- Highly developed professional communication skills, including writing and presentation of reports, investigations, preparing relevant documents, and participating in a range of meetings  

- Be able to confidently and effectively communicate with all levels of the workforce, contractors, clients and regulatory bodies  

- Be self-motivated, focused, reliable, well-organised, flexible, possess good team working ethic  

- Enthusiastic about health & safety issues  

- Good written and verbal communication skills  

- Possess strong computer literacy, including good working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite  

- Willingness to travel & work at various sites across the UK (including overnight stays)  

- Full UK driving licence

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