SHEQ Advisor

Posted 09 May 2024
Salary £279 - 350 per day
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameMario Fourie

Job description

Are you a SHEQ professional looking for your next role?

Our client a leading utilities contractor is currently looking for a  SHEQ Advisor to join their already successful SHEQ team working out of their offices in the Marston Green area.

The ideal candidate will be working with the operations teams to ensure the safe delivery of all utility/service diversion works across the West Midlands area paying up to £350 per day via Umbrella.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advise construction managers, team leaders and site operatives in the field of statutory health and safety requirements
  • Encourage and action the reporting of near misses through proactive engagement with operatives and supervisors.
  • Regularly inspect work locations and prepare and submit site inspections in a timely manner
  • Review and approve risk assessments and method statements
  • Verify that temporary works are implemented safely
  • Conduct investigations of incidents and accidents identifying root cause analysis and recommendations to prevent re-occurrence
  • Report incidents
  • Compile and submit monthly KPI reports within agreed timescales to the regional SHEQ manager
  • Deliver project inductions & undertake D&A testing (random & following incidents)
  • Ensure actions from investigations are acted upon and assist operational teams in closing out actions in a timely manner
  • Assist operation teams to deliver toolbox talks & safety briefings
  • Support Wellbeing Campaigns and deliver toolbox talks and briefings on subject matter
  • Assist in the identification of safety training needs for site-based personnel and bring these to the attention of the SHEQ Manager
  • Suggest, communicate and promote initiatives for accident prevention
  • Monitor compliance.

Skills and Knowledge

  • NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate
  • Appropriate Construction Skills Certification Scheme Card
  • EUSR SHEA Gas/Power/Water/ Water Hygiene would be desirable
  • Member of IOSH
  • Working knowledge of current UK Health and Safety legislation and best practice
  • Knowledge of street works and locating underground utilities/services
  • Knowledge of Temporary Works
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of NERs, GIRs & WIRs would be desirable.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports

If interested, please do apply with your up to date CV and if successful we will be in touch.


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