SHEQ Advisor

£350 per day PAYE
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Carmichaels are currently looking for a SHEQ Advisor to work on the HS2 project in the Midlands.

You will be working with the operations teams to ensure the safe delivery of all utility/service diversion works (Water, Gas, Electricity, and telecom) across the West Midlands area.

As the project SHEQ Advisor, your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Advise construction managers, team leaders and site operatives in the field of statutory health and safety requirements
  • Encourage the reporting of near misses through proactive engagement with operatives and supervisors.
  • Regularly inspect work locations and prepare and submit site inspections in a timely manner
  • Review and approve risk assessments and method statements
  • Verify that temporary works are implemented safely
  • Conduct investigations of incidents and accidents identifying root cause analysis and recommendations to prevent re-occurrence
  • Report incidents in line with reporting systems & minimum requirements
  • Compile and submit monthly KPI reports within agreed timescales to the regional SHEQ manager
  • Deliver project inductions & undertake D&A testing (random & following incidents)
  • Ensure actions from investigations are acted upon and assist operational teams in closing out actions in a timely manner
  • Assist operation teams to deliver toolbox talks & safety briefings
  • Support Wellbeing Campaigns and deliver toolbox talks and briefings on subject matter
  • Assist in the identification of safety training needs for site-based personnel and bring these to the attention of the SHEQ Manager
  • Co-operate with the Health and Safety Executive in connection with their site visits
  • Suggest, communicate and promote initiatives for accident prevention
  • Monitor compliance

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Appropriate Construction Skills Certification Scheme Card
  • EUSR SHEA Gas/Power would be desirable
  • EUSR Water Hygiene
  • Member of IOSH
  • Working knowledge of current UK Health and Safety legislation and best practice
  • Knowledge of street works and locating underground utilities/services
  • NRSWA training would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of Temporary Works
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of NERs, GERs & WERs would be desirable.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports
  • Ability to evaluate safety practices, procedures, attitudes, and awareness and to recommend methods of improvement
  • Experience of delivering training modules (project inductions)
  • Knowledge of a variety of occupational health risk environments, such as confined spaces and utilities service avoidance
  • Ability to evaluate safe practices, procedures, attitudes and awareness and to recommend methods of improvement
  • Ability to maintain favourable public relations
  • Experience in delivering and implementing behaviour-based safety initiatives