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SHEQ Advisor (North London)

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
£40,000 to £50,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
SHEQ Advisor On behalf of out client a civil engineering and utility contracting company we are recruiting for a Regional SHEQ Advisor, based near Hatfield, as well as site based when required. This is a full time, permanent role. Principle Duties and Accountabilities: To aid in the development and implementation of Health and Safety best practice, ensuring the Company complies with current health and safety legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to employment and service provision. To work proactively with all levels of management, so to establish and maintain a safe system of work and a safe environment for colleagues and clients. Key aspects of the role: To advise and assist in the planning and promotion of health, safety, environment and quality programs and establishing a suitable organisation to put them into effect. Ensure that the requirements under the company's integrated management system are followed accordingly and to ensure that the contracts you cover are doing the same. Discharge your specific duties for matters regarding health, safety, welfare, environment and quality as defined in the company policy and in any procedures, efficiently and effectively. Assist in monitoring the health, safety, environment and quality performance on the contracts under your control and take such steps as are necessary to improve the performance. Carryout out regular/continuous site, compound and CDM audits/inspections. Ensure that all sites are CDM compliant and the relevant documentation is in place and in date. Ensure site notice boards are current and are erected in the appropriate place. Attend clients contract meetings as and when required (in addition to a SHEQ Advisor). Assist in the preparation of pre-qualification questionnaire's (PQQs) and tender documentation Investigate the root causes of accidents, the circumstances leading up to them, introduce preventative measures to prevent re- occurrence and compiling the required reports and forwarding them to the SHEQ Manager/Director in a timely manner. Assist the Manager in identifying training requirements. Ensure that when employees have done well, they are praised, where they have contributed to a change within the company they are informed and that actions arising from meetings/inspections are fed back to the employee/contractor. Co-ordinate with the SHEQ Department in all health, safety, environment and quality matters. Set a good personal example, wearing the required protective equipment for the site you are entering. Lead by example. Ensure so far as you are able, that effective arrangements exist to protect the health and safety of your work force and ensure that all relevant operational and emergency procedures, codes of practice, instructions and legislation are implemented and observed. Shall ensure strict adherence to the reporting and recording procedures for accidents and dangerous occurrences as required under RIDDOR. Shall monitor arrangements to ensure that health and safety standards applied by contractors are satisfactory and in accordance with contract and company specifications, policy and procedures.Skills & Requirements: Strong spoken and written communication skills. Good negotiation skills. A tactful but assertive manner. Logical thinking and problem-solving ability. Good organisational skills and attention to detail. The ability to cope under pressure. The ability to understand and interpret relevant legal requirements Self-motivated but able to work as part of a team. Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information. A smart appearance and professional manner. 5 years in a construction / utility related similar role A flexible dynamic approach Qualifications / Competency: NEBOSH/NCRQ Level 6 (NVQ Level 5 as a minimum standard) EUSR or CSCS in a related subject NRSWA (SWQR) Power/Fibre/Water/Gas experience Proficient in Accident/Incident investigation & RCA Proficient in data analysis & compiling Reports. Competent in core standard Microsoft Software
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  • Job Reference: 705453103-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Vector Recruitment Solutions Ltd
    Vector Recruitment Solutions Ltd
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus package
  • Job Type: Permanent