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Senior EHS Advisor

Posted 3rd May  negotiable Cork # JM899397

Senior EHS Advisor,

Leading Build and Civil Engineering Contractor,

Cork

My Client are seeking to recruit a Senior Environmental, Health and Safety Advisor reporting directly to the EHS Manager. The Role of the Senior EHS Advisor will be to guide, support and advise Project/Site Managers and other relevant personnel on the implementation and continuous improvement of the Company's systems and standards in accordance with the Company Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems.

Duties:

  • Work with Management to maintain the Company's high Health, Safety and Environmental standards, and ensure ongoing development and implementation of improved EHS practices, policies and procedures.
  • Drive and lead site EHS Graduate Programme to align with corporate goals and develop programs and continuous improvement efforts
  • Remain abreast new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all applicable legislation
  • Ability to advise on Health, Safety and Environmental issues on a day to day basis on site, attend site meetings, chair site safety meetings.
  • Ability to carry out and write site inspection reports and site audit reports, deliver site inductions and toolbox talks.
  • Ability to recommend to Project/Site Managers appropriate corrective actions to address risks highlighted in inspection and audit reports.
  • Write, review and assess Contract Award/Pre-Construction Stage documents and Construction Management Plans.
  • Write, review and assess risk assessments, method statements and advise on how risks could be reduced further.
  • Comply with company ISO Management System requirements i.e. perform your work according to the Company process documents, procedures and maintaining document information/completing department forms/records as required.
  • Actively participate in the promotion of health-related risks and on-site training.
  • Delivery of HSE processes, procedures, standards and systems.
  • Promote employee awareness/training for EHS
  • Training and onboarding of staff members
  • Promote a proactive HSE approach/attitude among all employees
  • Delivery of safety and environmental related activities
  • Other duties as assigned by senior management

Qualifications/Experience:

  • BSc in Health and Safety / Higher Diploma SHWW / Diploma SHWW
  • Ability to advise on Health, Safety and Environmental issues on a day to day basis on site, attend site meetings, chair site safety meetings.
  • Ability to carry out and write site inspection reports and site audit reports, deliver site inductions and toolbox talks.
  • Ability to recommend to Project/Site Managers appropriate corrective actions to address risks highlighted in inspection and audit reports.
  • Ability to write, review and assess risk assessments, method statements and advise on how risks could be reduced further.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Construction Experience essential
  • 5 years' experience essential

Competency & Behaviour:

  • Is pro-active and self-motivated
  • Can work unsupervised
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Has excellent communication skills, interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills.

If you fit the above criteria and are looking to advance your career, then please contact James Manley on 01 526 7473 for a fully confidential chat and/or send your CV through.

James Manley is a dedicated Health and Safety Recruitment Specialist at Vickerstock Technical and Engineering Recruitment. He is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and recruits all roles in the Health and Safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and Safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor and Officer across the Island of Ireland and Globally.

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