Health and Safety Officer

Location County Down, Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Published 6 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact James Manley
Job Ref JM45_1503673511

Job Description

Health & Safety Officer

My client who is a multi-disciplined Building Services Contractor with a turnover approaching £50million are looking for a Health & Safety officer for their head office based in Co. Down.

PLEASE NOTE this role will require the successful candidate to travel to other company locations across the UK on a weekly basis.

The Role

In this position, you will be working as part of a health & safety team and be required to carry out health & safety site audits, write up method statements & risk assessments, carry out toolbox talks, produce health & safety reports, carry out accident investigations and take part in audits by third parties.

Responsibilities of role:

  • Working under and reporting to Health & Safety Manager
  • Carrying out health & safety site audits on large construction sites and writing up reports
  • Producing Method Statements for predominantly Mechanical & Electrical works but also general building works.
  • Reviewing subcontractor Method Statements & Risk Assessments
  • Completing Pre-Qualification Questionnaires for tenders
  • Carrying out Toolbox Talks with site operatives
  • Take part in audits carried out by external auditing bodies.
  • Carrying out in-house training such as Manual Handing, Abrasive Wheels & Face Fit Testing.
  • Attending health & safety site meetings as required.
  • Carrying out accident investigations and produce reports.
  • Liaising with local authorities and statutory bodies such as HSE as required
  • Any other duties required to fulfil the requirements of the position

Essential criteria:

  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety
  • CSR / CSCS Card
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Calm and decisive under pressure
  • Perseverance and tenacity to resolve the health & safety challenges that arise within the construction industry
  • Experience of working under OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Management System
  • Ability to manage and multi task multiple issues to successful conclusion
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Willingness to develop Health & Safety knowledge
  • Proficient in communication through the written word and presenting to senior management / main contractors in both written and oral formats
  • Full UK driving license

Desirable criteria:

  • 3+ years' experience in a Health & Safety Officers Role
  • Experience in working under accreditation bodies such as Achilles, CHAS, SMAS & Constructionline
  • Experience working as a health & safety officer within Mechanical or Electrical disciplines.
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety
  • Criteria may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting

Job Type: Full-time permanent.

For more information or to apply to this role please contact James Manley at Grafton Engineering Recruitment on 02890 323333 or 07977 500956.

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