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Health and Safety Advisor – Concrete Frame And Groundworks

  • £40,000 - £50,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the Company

Our client is an award-winning RC frame and groundwork contractor who have completed many of London’s most prestigious schemes. Over the years these schemes have included highly complex projects where their in-house capability has proven time and again that they are one of the best in the business.

This is a client that is a pleasure to work with as they have always had a high staff retention rate within the business. They pride themselves on their on-site safety with their ultimate goal to being an industry leader in this field with a multifaceted strategy within the business utilising an integrated management system which in-turn ensures all staff reach their goal of zero harm.

This is a business that has built an impressive reputation for delivering quality every time, this is why they have a built a loyal repeat client base. The majority of their projects have gained huge media focus through the successful delivery of some of the most high-profile schemes throughout London.

 

About the opportunity

Due to the on-going expansion of the company and awarding of new projects, our client is looking for a Health and Safety Advisor. The successful Health and Safety professional will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day health and safety duties which will include implementing the companies’ health and safety policies, preparing method statements, risk assessments, construction phase plans and undertaking site inspections throughout London and the surrounding areas.

To succeed in this role, you will be expected to carry out the following roles and responsibilities with a comfortable level of autonomy: Work closely with the H&S Manager / Director to coordinate the health, safety, & environmental strategy for the company, ensuring all relevant areas of the business achieve minimum agreed levels of compliance. Ensure all accidents are fully investigated then reported to the Health and Safety Executive correctly in consultation with Senior Company SQE Management. Monitor compliance with the company’s H&S policy, organisation and arrangements. Hold regular meetings with senior managers to discuss improvements to safety procedures. Provide advice and guidance on health and safety matters. Production of statistical information in relation to SQE performance. Maintain up to date knowledge of new or revised legislation and other practical aspects of SQE management. Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation and codes of practice applicable to the company’s business. Review all Risk Assessments and High-Risk activities, ensuring adequate control measures are in place. Identify training needs in the area of health and safety. Conduct and arrange any external H&S training in conjunction with business requirements. Carry out health and safety audits on site. Promote via the management team, supervisors and HR, the requirement for employees to be informed of their responsibilities and receive adequate training in safety, quality and environmental matters. Review Accident Investigation forms to ensure remedial action and control measures undertaken.

 

About the benefits and rewards

For this permanent opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere from £40,000 to £50,000 per annum, however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered; travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a successful company (bonus scheme, pension, laptop, phone etc.).

 

About the requirements

To be considered for this position, it is imperative that individuals have previous experience in the construction industry (Within this sector is preferred). For this opportunity our client is targeting highly experienced professionals that have held previous roles with rival contractors. A NEBOSH General Certificate, an IOSH qualification and a full UK driving license is essential for visits to site.