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Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor

  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: £40k - 60k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 23 September 2022
  • Job Ref: 398277CQN

Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor - construction / refurbishment - long term framework - Sellafield, Cumbria. Working on a long-term newly awarded construction and refurb project framework for a well-established main contractor. 


To implement, monitor, advise on Safety, Health & Environment policies and procedures throughout the company. To provide accurate data to the SHEQ Coordinators.

Key Responsibilities:-

-          Visit all sites to measure, monitor and advise on legal requirements relating to Safety, Health and Environmental issues.

-          Support and advise on production of Construction Phase Plans, Method statements and Risk Assessments.

-          Attend Decision to Proceed meetings for SHEQ support.

-          Carryout site safety and environmental audit on a risk basis decided by the local project team and/or Regional Director.

-          Accurately record findings to the local team and department.

-          Provide support to site teams, and assistance/advice on corrective and preventative actions.

-          Investigate all accidents, and record accurate data for reports to the Head of SHEQ and Regional team in a timely manner.

-          Undertake SHEQ Inductions for new starters.

-          Maintain current/updated knowledge regarding Safety, Health & environmental and other relevant legislation

-          Arrange regional safety meetings with project teams and contractors to develop best practice.

-          Facilitate Director and Senior Management Safety Tours.

-          Support Pre-construction team with Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.

-          Provide training to staff/employers at all levels.

Qualifications/experience required:-

-          NEBOSH General Certificate with construction experience / NEBOSH Construction certificate

-          Experience of managing health and safety on construction projects.

-          Good people management and communication skills

-          Environmental qualification not essential but some experience required.

-          Proven track record and well organised

-          Ability to forward plan and foresee potential problems together with solutions

-          Promotes a professional image at all times

-          Maintain accreditation in relevant qualifications