SHEQ Advisor

Posted 18 May 2023
Salary £280 - 330 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameMatthew Ulysses

Job description

Job Title: SHEQ Advisor - Rail and Highways Projects

Location: London, United Kingdom

Are you an experienced Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality (SHEQ) Advisor with a passion for ensuring safe and sustainable rail and highways projects? Are you committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety and compliance? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a SHEQ Advisor, working on rail and highways projects in London.

Company Overview: Our company is a leading infrastructure and construction organization dedicated to delivering high-quality projects in the transportation sector. We specialise in rail and highways construction and maintenance, with a strong focus on safety, environmental sustainability, and quality. With a reputation for excellence, we are committed to the well-being of our employees, clients, and the communities we serve.
Position Summary: As a SHEQ Advisor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and compliant execution of rail and highways projects. You will be responsible for implementing and monitoring safety, health, environment, and quality policies and procedures, in line with industry standards and regulations. Working closely with project teams, you will provide expert advice, conduct audits and inspections, and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives to promote a positive SHEQ culture.

Key Responsibilities:
·Implement and maintain effective SHEQ management systems and processes across rail and highways projects.
·Provide expert guidance and support to project teams, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, and industry best practices.
·Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify potential hazards, risks, and non-compliance issues, and develop and implement corrective actions.
·Promote a culture of safety and environmental stewardship, fostering employee engagement and awareness through training, toolbox talks, and initiatives.
·Investigate incidents, accidents, and near misses, identifying root causes and implementing preventive measures.
·Monitor project performance against SHEQ objectives, providing reports and recommendations for improvement to management.
·Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and subcontractors to develop project-specific risk assessments, method statements, and safety plans.
·Liaise with regulatory authorities, clients, and stakeholders regarding SHEQ matters, ensuring effective communication and compliance.
·Stay up to date with industry developments, regulatory changes, and emerging trends in SHEQ management.
Qualifications and Requirements:
·Proven experience as a SHEQ Advisor, preferably in the rail or highways sector.
·Recognized qualification in Health and Safety (e.g., NEBOSH) and additional certifications in Environment and Quality are desirable.
·In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, and standards (e.g., CDM, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001) within the rail and highways industry.
·Experience in conducting SHEQ inspections, audits, incident investigations, and risk assessments.
·Excellent understanding of project management principles, with the ability to integrate SHEQ requirements into project plans and processes.
·Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
·Proactive mindset, with the ability to identify areas for improvement and drive change initiatives.
·Proficiency in using relevant software and tools for SHEQ management.
·Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites across London and the surrounding areas.
Join our team and contribute to the successful delivery of rail and highways projects with a focus on safety, health, environment, and quality. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a dedicated SHEQ Advisor with a passion for excellence, we invite you to apply by submitting your resume and cover letter. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for this rewarding opportunity.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
If you are interested, please call Matt from Carrington West - 02393876013