Principal Designer/CDM Adviser - FLY/J16897

Principal Designer/CDM Adviser

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Principal Designer/CDM Adviser

We are working with the Marine Construction Sector of one of the UKs largest companies. They deliver a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.

They are looking for an experienced CDM Adviser to undertake the role of Principal Designer and to lead and supervise a team of Clerk of Works and H&S Advisors.

The position will involve oversight of all construction activities and ensuring that the delivery of all construction projects is fully compliant with the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations. The post will also entail undertaking thorough investigation of accidents and incidents to ensure suitable and sufficient steps are taken to ensure there is no reoccurrence, providing Health & Safety guidance to the projects team and oversight and production of all relevant and required documentation, including checking contractor risk assessments and method statements.

To be considered candidates must be highly experienced Principal Designers/CDM Advisers, have undertaking significant formal training in Occupational Health and Safety such as NEBOSH Diploma, NVQ 4 and will be CMIOSH or working towards Chartered Status. They will have a good knowledge of general engineering principals, prior experience in managing a Construction Health & safety team, working in Construction Health & Safety and creating all relevant documentation

Please note, this varied role will be based on an active MOD base so will require someone who is able to obtain full UK security clearance.

In return, the successful applicant will receive a generous basic salary up to £40,000 coupled with a range of benefits associated with working in such a large company.

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Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Fiona Lynn
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Fiona arrived in November 2014 and started out as one of our Recruitment Resourcers. Fast forward a year to January 2016 and she's now a Recruitment Consultant responsible​ for the construction consultants sector here at Contract. Listening to both job seekers and employers in her section, Fiona acutely assesses their exact needs and motivations, allowing her to fuse the two together to create the perfect match. Her proudest achievement to date is placing a Senior PM in his “dream role” working on a high-end bespoke project. See we really can change lives. Click on the search icon below to view Fiona's Jobs.


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