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  • UK, East Midlands, Derbyshire
  • from £40,000 to £50,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 5

Our Client is a long-established civil engineering contractor operating across the Midlands and East Anglia, who is experiencing ongoing growth. They are looking for a SHEQ Advisor based around these locations to play a key role in providing operational support across their civil engineering / infrastructure projects.  


Job Description:  


Some of the main responsibilities will include:  

- Providing SHEQ assistance and support to senior management and operational management teams  

- Undertaking SHEQ inspections on sites and at depot facilities to ensure compliance with legal and internal standards  

- Identifying areas for improvement and discussing these with site management teams  

- Contributing to the ongoing development of our SHEQ management systems  

- Generating and delivering SHEQ training / toolbox talks  

- Carrying out inductions for new employees  

- Hosting external auditors  

- Assisting with tender submissions  

- Reviewing submissions by our suppliers as part of our supply chain approval process  

- Attending client safety meetings  

- Carrying out drugs and alcohol testing  

- Assisting in the development of behaviours to support business SHEQ objectives and a positive safety culture  

- Undertaking accident investigation and completing RIDDOR reporting  

- Visiting site locations within the UK, some of which may necessitate overnight stays  

- Providing cover for the SHEQ Manager during holiday periods and other times


- A recognised health & safety qualification (e.g. NEBOSH, NVQ)  

- CSCS card  

- Experience in the management of health & safety (ISO 45001 or BS OHSAS 18001) environmental (ISO 14001) and quality (ISO 9001) standards  

- Understanding of legal requirements within construction  

- Practical experience of obtaining and maintaining accreditation to industry certification standards (e.g. Constructionline, CHAS, etc.)  

- Understanding and practical experience of SHEQ inspection and report writing  

- Experience in the production of RA/MS and COSHH Assessments  

- Experience in delivering presentations/training sessions.  

- Full driving licence  

- Computer literacy, including MS Office  

- Ability to communicate with and present to colleagues at all levels of the business  

- Attention to detail  

- Ability to work on matters of a confidential nature  

- Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workloads  

- Flexibility regarding start and finish times  

- In order to be successful in this role, you will have previous experience in a SHEQ Advisor role as well a previous experience of the civil engineering sector.  

- You must have a NEBOSH certificate or relevant NVQ and have a strong understanding of CDM Regulations and Temporary Works.  


- It is essential that you are organised and methodical, with an ability to react promptly to changing business demands. With good interpersonal skills, you will be a team plater with the ability to act on your own initiative, whilst being aware of when senior management team involvement is required.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 30.11.2022
  • Deadline: 14.12.2022
  • Quote ref: 8975/24386

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