Health and Safety Officer- Highways

Posted 18 March 2024
Salary £18.06 - 22.37 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Health and Safety Officer - Highways
To assist the Highways and Transportation Service in supporting the business in meeting compliance with all statutory and legislative Health and Safety requirements.
- Monitoring and managing risk assessments.
- Accident monitoring, which can include investigations.
- Site visits and audits.
- Delivery of Heath and Safety related training.
- Assuming the control of documents relating to Health and Safety.
- Attending relevant meetings and providing updates to managers.
- Identifying accident trends and mitigations.
- Provide advice regarding industry good practice.
- Present Health and Safety related data to managers and at relevant meetings.
Skills, knowledge & experience:
- Detailed knowledge of Health and Safety within a Highways setting.
- Considerable experience working within Health and Safety.
- Providing leadership that empowers colleagues and staff to achieve results
- Managing and monitoring performance effectively and setting clear objectives for the review of individual and service-level performance
- Making an effective contribution to internal and external meetings
- Working effectively with others.
- Developing productive working relationships that command respect, trust, and confidence
- Keen to look for continuous improvements and apply processes.
- Excellent communication skills at a variety of levels, both verbally and in writing.
- A good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including CDM.
- Assist in the production of RAMS.
- Experience of RIDDOR regulations and reporting.
Qualifications & Training:
- NEBOSH General Certificate or NEBOSH Construction Certificate, NCRQ or NVQ Level 3
- A full driving licenses.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. 
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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