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SHEQ Manager – Utilities

  • £50,000 - £65,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Health, Safety, Quality, and Environmental Manager – Utilities 


£50,000 – £65,000 + package

Kings Cross, London

About the company

My client is a Tier 2 Main Contractor turning over £50M and specialising within Multi Utilities and Power. They operate in Ireland but have a large presence in London. Company culture is important, isn’t it? My client also agrees. They are a tight-knit team with a very low staff turnover, this is due to recognition of hard work and performance from the owners and a great working environment. Company values are also extremely important, they believe in respect, teamwork, excellence, and integrity as well as a few others. My client has been trading for 20 years and is currently going through the busiest period the companies have ever had. Despite going through such a busy patch, they are not staying stagnant. They are planning on opening up some new divisions in the future including an infrastructure division. 

About the role

My client is looking for a hardworking and determined Health & Safety Manager to work on a mixture of multi-utility, electric, and telecom projects covering sites across London for commercial clients such as Lendlease, Hospitals, and Universities. 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. On top of this, you will be maintaining all their ISO systems.

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

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 £50,000 – £65,000 + a package. You will be managing the SHEQ department, this is a great opportunity to shape the team and the department in the way you’d like to.


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 and Safety Manager. A Health and Safety qualification such as a NEBOSH or IOSH is also essential.