Environmental Health and Safety Advisor - x - Dundalk
Gemma Hayes Recruitment
Dundalk, Louth
1 year ago
Construction / Engineering
On Application

Note: Due to the urgency of these vacancies, our client is not willing to go down the route of sponsorship/visa/permit applications. Only candidates whom are permitted to work in Ireland will be contacted regarding these vacancies. Thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

The EHS Advisor is an integrated part of the Project Team and is responsible for providing specialist advise and support on all matters relating to the Environment, Health, Safety and Welfare of site personnel.

The EHS Advisor will become a Subject Matter Expert on company's Integrated Management System and ensure its effective implementation on site.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

Assist the EHS Manager in achieving the company's Critical Success Factor 1. ‘To ensure we are fully compliant in all Health, Safety & Workplace Legislation’

Work effectively with the Project Manager and Construction Team with the implementation of the Integrated Management System.

Ensure the site is adequately set up with a Site-Specific Construction EHS Plan.

Become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in all of company's Height Risk Activities (HRA’s) and ensure that they are identified and effectively controlled on site.

Assist with the development of Risk Assessment & Method Statements.

Assist with the development of SOP’s and provide training and communication to site personnel.

Become familiar with and promote the company and its interfaces with Health & Safety.

Report and Investigate incidents when they occur and ensure root causes are identified, mitigated and communicated.

Communicate Safety Alerts through Toolbox Talk on a scheduled basis.

Ensure statutory forms and inspections are complete and recorded in a timely fashion.

Provide EHS project and documentation support.

Any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested by the EHS Manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

Qualifications / Skills

Relevant Health and Safety Diploma / Degree.

Minimum of two years’ experience in Environmental Health and Safety role.

Experience in construction would be an advantage.

People management experience.

Team player and able to build and maintain relationships both internal and external clients.

Flexible to change and open to constructive feedback.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.

Able to work independently with minimal supervision.

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