QHSE Construction Advisor
Location : Kilkenny - With travel to Veolia Ireland sites
Overview of the role :
The successful candidate will provide QHSE support across construction related documentation such as Health & Safety plans, traffic management plans, quality, environmental and waste management plans.
Be responsible for supporting the QHSE Team and Project Managers to maintain high standards of QHSE compliance on construction sites and through other work projects Ensure, through consultation with the QHSE Team and employees, the continuity of approach for successful implementation of procedures, policy and safe systems of work at workplaces.
Day to day of the role :
Supporting the PSDP and PSCS functions
Carrying out site audits and inspections
Preparing, reviewing and carrying out inductions and toolbox talks
Monitoring and assessing contractors
Completion and updating of other construction related documents
Delivering other related training
Maintenance of work related task and progress on RIVO (internal safety management system)
Supporting the EHS Manager to deliver the QHSE Team work programme
Monitoring and review of Near misses / Hazard safety concerns reported
Work in conjunction with Quality Manager to ensure the maintenance of related ISO Standards (9001, 14001, 45001, 22301 and 50001)
Support in the preparation and presentation of QHSE statistics and information as part of KPI measurements
Coordinate, prioritise and undertake QHSE related internal audits and inspections and implementation of corrective / preventative actions
Plan and lead programs to drive continuous improvement in EHS performance in construction related projects.
Drive improvements in safety behaviour by supporting managers and providing direction on work related HSE tasks and activities.
Required skills for the role :
H&S Higher Diploma or recognised equivalent (Level 8)
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as Safety Officer / Advisor with a main contractor or subcontractor in the construction industry.
IOSH Managing Safely in Construction
Member of IOSH
Full clean drivers licence
Excellent reporting writing skills
Familiar with construction regulations and working on construction sites
Familiar with the roles and responsibilities of PSCS and PSDP
Good communicator and be confident to instruct and issue directions in the event of HS&E breaches
Professional approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills.
Strong IT skills
To be successful in this role you will also have :
Sign, Lighting and Guarding (SLG) certified
Location of underground services
Quality / Health / Safety / Environment Manager