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Health and Safety Manager – Utilities

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

Health & Safety Manager 


Romford, Essex 

£45,000 – £55,000 + package 

About the company

My client is a specialist sub-contractor who is part of a group turning over £100M + a year. The group is multi-disciplined and covers sectors such as surfacing, reinstatement works, water & gas. They have become a trusted contractor in the South East working on contracts such as Thames Water, cadent gas & Southern Gas Networks. They also sub-contract for large contractors such as Skanska, Morrison Utility Services & many others.

About the role

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who is looking for a role that can offer reasonability, stability, and the opportunity to have a real say in the health and safety team. Within this role, you will be reporting to the SHEQ Director and looking after a small team of two health & Safety Advisors. The role will involve data analysis, dealing with clients daily and a couple of site visits a month. It’s also important you make a positive impact on the Advisors and help get the best out of them.

The projects you will be involved in will be gas projects. This includes gas mains installation and replacement, repair and maintenance, gas fitting and specialist drilling plus full reinstatement. The successful Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day health and safety duties which will include implementing the companies’ health and safety policies, preparing method statements,

Benefits and rewards

For this permanent position, we are targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere from £45,000 to £55,000 per annum however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. On top of this, you will have the opportunity to be treated as a name, not a number, and bring real value to the Health & Safety department.


To be considered for this position it is desired you have experience in utilities (within the UK) and understand street works projects. A stable CV is important, ideally 3/4 years in each position, at least.

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.