Sub Agents, we need you! We are delighted to be working with a leading civil engineering contractor as they embark on a new Framework for SSE… our key requirement at the moment is to appoint an experienced Sub Agent to the team to assist with ECI stage right through to project delivery. Interested? Click here for more information.

Calling all Senior Agents! We’re looking to recruit for a leading civil engineering contractor as they embark on new projects for their client SSE. Get involved from ECI stages and a part of something BIG. Click here for more information…

We’re the leading recruitment specialist for

Administration & Clerical
Call & Contact Centre
Construction & Building
Civil Engineering
Cost and Property Consultancy
Procurement/Supply Chain
Engineering Consultancy
Housing & Property
HR & Recruitment
Marketing & PR
New Home Sales
Procurement/Supply Chain

Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Inveraray
Salary: Salary DOE
Benefits: benefits + overtime
Reference: J43956
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 9th May 2024
Closing: 6th June 2024

Are you passionate about ensuring the safety and well-being of workers in the construction industry? We’re currently recruiting for an award winning civil engineering contractor, looking for a dedicated Health and Safety Advisor to join their established team working on the Inveraray to Crossaig overhead line project for SSE.

Here’s why this opportunity could be the next step in your career:

Role Overview: As a Health and Safety Advisor, you will play a crucial role in promoting and maintaining a safe working environment for this high-value project. You’ll be responsible for implementing and enforcing health and safety policies and procedures to prevent accidents and injuries and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Your role will be based either at Crossaig substation or Creag Dhubh substation (near Inveraray) and all accommodation, travel costs and subsistence will be covered by the contractor. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and review health and safety policies, procedures, and management systems to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and industry best practices.
  • Conduct regular site inspections and audits to identify hazards, assess risks, and recommend corrective actions to mitigate potential safety issues.
  • Provide advice and guidance to project teams on health and safety matters, including the safe use of equipment, PPE requirements, and emergency procedures.
  • Deliver health and safety training and induction programs for employees and subcontractors, ensuring that all personnel are adequately informed and trained to perform their duties safely.
  • Investigate accidents, incidents, and near misses, documenting findings and recommending preventive measures to avoid recurrence.
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities, clients, and other stakeholders on health and safety matters, representing the company’s interests and ensuring compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Monitor and report on health and safety performance, including key performance indicators (KPIs), to senior management and project stakeholders.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree or diploma in occupational health and safety, environmental management, or a related field.
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent qualification in occupational health and safety.
  • Proven experience in a health and safety advisory role within civil engineering.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety legislation, regulations, and standards applicable to the construction sector.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical abilities, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to work on a high-profile power transmission project with a leading construction company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, generous overtime scheme, private healthcare, substantial pension, and opportunities for career development.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Chance to make a difference by promoting a positive safety culture and ensuring the well-being of workers on the project.

If you’re a proactive and dedicated health and safety professional looking for a new challenge, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join an established main civil engineering contractor and play a key role in ensuring the safety and success of this important infrastructure development.


Legal Information:
We act as an employment agency for permanent work and as an employment business for temporary work.

For roles in the UK, applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.