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Health and Safety Advisor – Utilities

  • £35,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Senior Health & Safety Advisor 


£35,000 – £55,000 + package

North London

About the company

My client is a well-established utility & reinstatement contractor with a brilliant reputation in London and the South East. They are a privately owned, family-run contractor, who has been operating since the 90’s. They are currently operating at a turnover of £55M and have over 200 staff working for them on the books. The types of works they work on involve gas, water, electric, telecoms, and surfacing. They deal with private clients such as Mace & McLaren as well as public clients such as UKPN & Cadent Gas. They operate as sub-contractor and the Main Contractor.

About the role

My client is looking for a hardworking and determined Senior Health & Safety Advisor to work on a UKPN contract as well as a telecoms projects, covering North London, Bedfordshire, and Essex (flexible working is offered). The contract is several years long so it will offer you long-term stability. You will be reporting to the SHEQ Manager and looking after a small team of SHEQ Advisors. The successful candidate will be in charge of using 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.

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 by the company procedure and analysing all data, making recommendations to avoid any reoccurrences.

Benefits and rewards

The contract you will be working on is at least 4 years long so it will offer you long-term stability. You will also be reporting to a SHEQ Manager with 20 years of experience working in the utility industry, this ensures you will be learning correctly. They will be offering the successful candidate a competitive salary ranging from £35,000 – £55,000 + a van, car allowance, or company car.


To be considered for this role you will need to have had experience working in the utility industry (for a utility contractor) as a Health & Safety Advisor or a Health and Safety Manager. A Health and Safety qualification such as a NEBOSH or IOSH is also essential.