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Reference ID:

H&SA/LANARK

Location:

Position based on site within the Lanark, Scotland area.

Description:

Health & Safety Advisor required to oversee the construction phase of a new Windfarm Redevelopment in the Lanark area of Scotland on behalf of Wills Bros and its client.

The ideal candidate will live within a reasonable daily commute distance. The role is suitable for any health & safety professional with a pre-existing background in construction or civil engineering. The role will involve working closely with the construct team to manage the company’s ISO 45001 safety management system, promoting a proactive safety culture, engaging directly with the workforce, inspecting work operations, risk assessing levels of compliance against company and client standards, and working closely with, and reporting performance to company Health and Safety Manager.

As our successful candidate you will be competent in the following areas:

Core Competency Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in a Health & Safety Advisory role within the construction industry (although all candidates with a positive and proactive attitude with be considered).
  • Recognised Qualification in Health & Safety.
  • Valid CSCS Card/or willing to progress quickly.
  • High standard of written English.
  • Proficient in using a computer (Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Full valid driver’s licence.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Working under the guidance of the company Health & Safety Manager.
  • Advising site management on day-to-day health & safety matters.
  • Building up a good rapport with the client and the workforce.
  • Ensuring compliance with UK Health & Safety Legislation/CDM Regulations/Client’s standards.
  • Promoting and encouraging best practice.
  • Coordinating the completion of safety paperwork by supervisors (briefings/inspections).
  • Carrying out daily and weekly site inspections.
  • Delivering toolbox talks on health, safety and wellbeing themes.
  • Attending and chairing safety meetings.
  • Health and wellbeing promotional campaigns.
  • Investigating accidents, incidents and near misses and sharing lessons learned.
  • Reviewing documentation for appropriate health & safety content (method statements etc).
  • Managing the implementation of the project ISO 45001 Safety Management System.

Leadership and Commitment:

  • Passionate about the Health & Safety Profession.
  • Lead Health & Safety Compliance at a site level.
  • Be committed and enthusiastic about promoting High Standards.
  • Confident, Self-managing, able to work on own initiative.
  • Good Attitude/Work Ethic/Team Player.
  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Strong Attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead by and set a good example.
  • Willingness to learn and take direction.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to challenge unsatisfactory conditions or breaches.

 Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of working on civil engineering projects (particularly windfarms).
  • IOSH/IIRSM or other professional Membership.
  • Your CV will list other training qualifications you have accumulated over time.
  • Experience of working within an OHSAS 18001 or ISO 45001 Safety Management System.
  • Experience and Training in Drug & Alcohol Testing.

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