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

About the role  

We are a long-established civil engineering contractor operating across the Midlands and East Anglia, who is experiencing ongoing growth.  


We are looking for a SHEQ Advisor, based in or around the East Midlands or East Anglia regions.  


You will play a key role in providing operational support across our civil engineering / infrastructure projects, reporting directly to our SHEQ Manager.  


Duties of the role 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  

What we're looking for  

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.  


A substantial amount of your working week will be spent out on our construction sites across the wider Midlands and East Anglia regions. Flexibility regarding start and finish times is essential for the role.  


The successful candidate should have:  


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  


  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Online)
  • Date: 11.05.2022
  • Deadline: 25.05.2022
  • Quote ref: 8975/24386

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