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Head of Health and Safety – Civil Engineering

  • £60,000 - £70,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Brighton

Head of SHEQ

Water & Utilities

Brighton

£60,000 – £70,000 + Car Allowance + pension + HC & Life Cover

About the company

This opportunity is an opportunity to work on a JV for two very well-respected Civil Engineering and Utility contractors. Both are well established in London/South East and both have high profiled utility contracts. The JV is well established also, both contractors have been in partnership since 2008 and continue to work well together and produce brilliant results. The types of works they specialise in involve clean water repairs and maintenance & sewerage repairs and maintenance contract across their entire sewerage network. They’re currently turning over £35M per annum.

About the role

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who is looking for a role that can offer responsibility, stability as well onsite exposure. Within this role, the successful candidate will be in charge of the whole health and safety department as well as getting involved with on-site duties. The successful candidate will be in charge of utilising the companies own health and safety policies and putting them into practice, preparing their risk assessments, and going on-site to make sure everything is safe and that the members of staff who are on-site are following company procedures and legal procedures.

The projects that you will be involved in are all going to be very fast pasted water projects for Southern Water. The role will be brilliant for someone who’s looking to learn, develop and gain great exposure within utilities.

To be successful in this role you will have to show certain skills, characteristics and follow certain duties such as: Make sure that all members of staff are aware of their statutory duties and responsibilities and to provide advice when it’s needed. You will be in charge of carrying out accident/incident investigations following the Company procedure and, analysing all data, making recommendations to avoid any reoccurrences.

Benefits and rewards

For this permanent position, we are targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere from £60,000 to £70,000 per annum however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. There will be a generous package offered; travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a large successful company.

Requirements

To be considered for this position you will be required to have had experience working in Utilities (ideally water) for a UK-based tier 1 or tier 2 contractor. It’s important to have worked for each of your previous companies for at least 3 years per company.

On top of a strong Utility background, A NEBOSH general certificate is vital as is a UK driving license to help you go from one site to another if you’re required.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ, or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you? 

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for? 

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.

At least 5 years’ experience within Utilities & Civil Engineering is essential as is someone who is part of the Chartership of Institution of Occupational Safety & Health or working towards it.