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Health, Safety, Environmental and Wellbeing Officer

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Reference: J42376
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 14th November 2023
Closing: 12th December 2023

Are you a dedicated Health Safety, Environmental and Wellbeing Advisor based in Central Scotland, eager for your next career opportunity? If you’re experienced in leading teams to uphold the highest health and safety standards, we’d like to connect with you!

Our client is a well-established regional civil engineering company located in the West of Scotland. They operate across various sectors, including power, water and marine, primarily within Central Scotland.  With a robust pipeline of civil engineering projects, they anticipate a busy year ahead and are seeking an experienced Health Safety, Environmental and Wellbeing Advisor based to join their team, ensuring projects are completed safely and on schedule.

As a Health Safety, Environmental and Wellbeing Advisor, your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and enhancing the company’s HSEQ Integrated Management System to attain ISO certification.
  • Conducting site inspections to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Advising, drafting, owning, and updating all HSE standards and requirements.
  • Supervising site activities with a specific focus on safety procedures.
  • Contributing to new tenders and bids.
  • Assessing the external environment to ensure safe working conditions.
  • Performing regular site inspections and audits.
  • Compiling and completing compliance reports and site documentation.
  • Providing reports to site management on activity.
  • Ensuring that all work practices align with current legislation.
  • Taking a proactive role in collaborating with the client counterpart to deliver projects to specification.

Applicants should be excellent communicators and possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Minimum education to degree or HNC level.
  • Essential experience as a health and safety advisor with a civils contractor.
  • Previous experience working on civil engineering projects is required due to project nature.
  • Certifications in CSCS, NEBOSH, and Grad IOSH.
  • ISO internal Auditor certification.
  • A valid UK driving licence.
  • Willingness to travel to sites across Scotland.

If you believe you can implement a Health & Safety culture that ensures no employee leaves an H&S issue unaddressed, we invite you to apply. Please submit your most recent CV or contact Karin Campbell at 01786 446651, referencing J42376, for further information.

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