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SHEQ Advisor

Wales / Monmouthshire, Abergavenny, Wales
Up to £45000.00 per annum
Closing date
1 Sep 2021

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SHEQ Advisor | Rail | Abergavenny | £45k

Your new company

Hays are working in partnership with one of the UKs leading regional civil engineering and construction contractors to source a SHEQ advisor to cover sites across Wales and the West of England. The Head Office is based in Abergavenny however, candidates will be required to be flexible in their working locations as the role will involve extensive travel throughout Wales and the West of England, including overnight stays .

Your new role

Proactively promoting SHEQ best practice across projects within the region, identifying practical and deliverable measures to continually improve the overall performance.

  • Working collaboratively with operational management/supervisory teams across the business in the implementation of SHEQ standards and procedures necessary to ensure compliance with current applicable legislation and client requirements.
  • Coaching and mentoring project teams and supervisors in behavioural safety and intervention techniques in response to poor safety practices or unsafe acts encountered on site.
  • Actively promoting close call reporting across projects, encouraging and mentoring site teams in use of the electronic Incident reporting systems
  • Providing professional occupational health and safety advice and guidance to project management, supervisors, workforce and contractors
  • Being in conjunction with management to assist with formal accident, incident and close call investigations
  • Undertaking site safety tours and inspections on behalf of the business
  • Supporting operations, undertaking safety stand-downs and focused briefings within your area of responsibility
  • Providing projects with Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental direction to ensure the business discharges its legal duty

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role you will have proven extensive practical knowledge and experience of:

  • Well-developed personal and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated with a pro-active can do attitude and approach
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload

In addition, you will have proven experience in a Rail SHEQ Advisory role and be in possession of a recognised occupational Health and Safety membership of IOSH. (Ideally NEBOSH Construction, NVQ Level 5/6). Ideally you will also be environmentally qualified with membership of IEMA. If you have a detailed knowledge of both rail and civil engineering interfaces and practices that would be seen as advantageous, as would relevant experience in the use of incident reporting, SharePoint and other electronic management systems. The successful candidate should also have experience in the review and auditing of project documentation such as construction phase plans and work package plans in accordance with Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/0044.

Other additional skills include:

Previous experience in major engineering or rail infrastructure projects an advantage
Previous experience of ISO 45001:2018, ISO14001:2015 & ISO 9001:2015 an advantage
Previous experience of RISQS, Network Rail PC License standard desirable Experience in Temporary Works and Lifting Operations in rail environment (desirable) Sentinel PTS and CSCS card

What you'll get in return

In return you will be joining a leading construction company with the opportunity for further training and progression and you will receive a generous salary of £45k plus benefits package.

What you need to do now

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