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Health and Safety Manager – Water

  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Health and safety Manager

Water & Utilities


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

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined, cash rich, well known contractor with a superb reputation within Water and Civil Engineering. They are currently turning over £65M per annum and are growing and a good but sensible speed. They specialise primarily within the water (waste water and clean water) as well as infrastructure and non-infrastructure areas of civil engineering, with offices in North London, Kent and on the south coast (this role will be based in there North London office but you be covering sites in the South East).

About the role

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who is looking for a role that can offer responsibility, progression, development 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 own 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, M&E and Civil Engineering projects within contracts such as Thames Water, Southern Water and South East 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 in accordance with 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.


To be considered for this position you will be required to have had experience working in Utilities 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.

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.