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Position based on site within Midlands Region.


We are currently seeking experienced Senior Health & Safety Advisors to join our team and oversee health and safety practices on our projects in the Midlands region of Ireland. As a Senior Health & Safety Advisor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with safety regulations, implementing effective safety protocols, and promoting a culture of safety within the organisation.

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Health and Safety Compliance: Ensure that the project complies with local and national health and safety regulations, industry standards, and best practices
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential hazards and conduct thorough risk assessments for each project phase
  • Implement appropriate control measures to mitigate risks and prevent accidents or injuries
  • Safety Policies and Procedures: Develop and implement project-specific health and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Regularly review and update them to align with evolving regulations and industry standards
  • Training and Education: Provide health and safety training to project personnel, subcontractors, and other stakeholders
  • Promote awareness of health and safety practices through toolbox talks, safety inductions, and workshops
  • Inspections and Audits: Conduct regular site inspections and audits to identify potential hazards, assess compliance, and recommend corrective actions
  • Monitor and follow up on the implementation of corrective measures
  • Incident Management: Investigate accidents, incidents, near misses, and other safety-related events. Analyse root causes, prepare reports, and make recommendations to prevent future occurrences
  • Emergency Preparedness: Develop emergency response plans for civil engineering projects, including evacuation procedures, first aid provisions, and communication protocols
  • Conduct drills and exercises to test preparedness
  • Collaboration and Communication: Liaise with project managers, contractors, subcontractors, and relevant authorities to ensure effective communication and coordination of Health&Safety matters
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of health and safety activities, including inspections, incidents, training sessions, and audits
  • Prepare regular reports for management and regulatory bodies as required


  • Recognised qualification in Health and Safety (NEBOSH, NCQR or other recognised equivalent)
  • Develop and implement health and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines in line with industry best practices, legislative requirements, and company standards
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a Health & Safety advisory role within the construction industry
  • Professional certifications such as NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) or IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) are highly desirable
  • Extensive experience in health and safety management, preferably within the civil engineering or construction industry
  • Solid knowledge of local health and safety regulations, codes of practice, and industry standards
  • Strong understanding of risk assessment methodologies and the ability to apply them effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage and influence project teams and stakeholders
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify potential hazards, assess risks, and propose practical solutions
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high standards of health and safety
  • Proficient in using relevant software applications email, word, excel, power point and tools for documentation and reporting
  • Full valid driving licence to be able to get around site

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