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EHS Co-Ordinator

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Swords, Dublin
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 16/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92938

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Job Title: Health and Safety Advisor

Reporting to the Projects Construction Safety Coordinator with a matrix reporting link to the EHS Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the project-specific Construction EHS programme to deliver best in class performance.

Job Role and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Ensure full compliance with local and national Environmental, Health and Safety legislation pertaining to construction phase of the project.
  • Support the construction management in the development of project site infrastructure
  • Coordinate project element including site security, project induction, first aid, welfare and emergency arrangements
  • Develop, promote and maintain a strong safety culture on the project
  • Maintain and further develop onsite Contractor Safety Award Programme
  • Communicate and coordinate the adoption of industry best practices in health and safety on multiple projects
  • Conduct periodic safety health and environmental audits and inspections on site activities
  • Monitor and report on health and safety performance and challenges
  • Compile and report leading and lagging safety indicators through onsite Safety Observation Reporting programme.
  • Develop, periodically review and update project EHS documentation
  • Manage and audit contractor compliance with local legislation and project standards
  • Support the Construction Manager in the execution of statutory duties
  • Lead/Review the investigation of incidents, ensuring corrective actions are defined and implemented
  • Influencing employee work practices through dialogue, relationship building and behavioural safety coaching
  • Liaise with the site teams regarding safety training and safety talks
  • Implement onsite training programmes in line with training schedules and requirements
  • Liaise with Project/Engineering department on all safety matters offering advice and assistance where required
  • Conduct contractor safety meetings
  • Manage permit system and registers
  • Implement Tool Box Talks and Stand Downs as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Primary Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent, in conjunction with recognised Diploma in the Occupational Safety field.
  • Chartered member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) or seeking to obtain this qualification.
  • A reasonable knowledge of Safety and Health principles with a minimum 3 years' experience in a related role.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong influencing and negotiation skills. A demonstrated ability to communicate and influence at management and operator levels within an organisation.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.

For further information, please contact Dominic on 01 645 5254