Health & Safety Advisor - Civil Engineering & Utilities contractor

SSA Recruitment

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Health & Safety Advisor - Civil Engineering & Utilities contractor

SSA are currently recruiting for a leading Civil Engineering & Utilities contractor who are looking to add an experienced Health & Safety Advisor to their team to help support the delivery of a newly awarded, long-term Telecoms contract. The company is also a highly regarded contractor dealing within the Water, Power, Gas, and Rail sectors.
The role will see the successful HSEQ Advisor become a key component of the scheme, reporting into the HSEQ Manager and Project Directors, whilst overseeing the safety of operatives, gangs, supervisors, project managers and so forth.

Responsibilities:
  • Advise and assist all appropriate Managers to discharge their responsibilities for the Health and Safety of employees and others to whom they have a duty as defined by Statutory Regulations and Company practice.
  • Ensure that all personnel are aware of their statutory duties and responsibilities, and to provide advice as and when required.
  • Liaise with the Health and Safety Manager.
  • Carry out regular inspections of sites and work places to determine whether work is being carried out in accordance with Company Policy, Procedures and the relevant Statutory Provisions.
  • Carry out accident/incident investigations in accordance with the Company Accident/Incident Reporting Procedure and analysing all data, making recommendations to avoid any recurrences.
  • Ensure compliance with all requirements stipulated in the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan.
  • Maintain records as necessary to ensure compliance with Statutory Legislation and Contract Requirements.
  • Carry out site inductions and other training as required.
  • Participate in the work of safety committees and joint consultations affecting the workforce.
  • Assist in the preparation & review of project H&S documents including those of 3rd parties
Essential:
  • Experience within civils, utilities, streetworks etc
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate (or similar)
  • Degree/HNC/HND in related area (desirable)