• Job Ref: 9173
  • GPC Mobile: 086-0119146
  • GPC Job Phone: 086-0119146
  • salary: €35k - €45k; €50k - €65k

Health and Safety Officers from Grad to Senior level required to join one of Ireland’s leading Civil Engineering Contractors. The health and safety advisor will be responsible for overseeing and leading the EHS procedures for all operations to ensure the required standards are being achieved and maintained. Roles available in Dublin and Kildare.


  • Ensuring adherence to the company’s EHS Management system, and to relevant statutory provisions and legislation.
  • Providing support to project teams and liaising with clients / PSCS on all EHS matters. Supporting and mentoring all staff on health and safety matters.
  • Monitoring health and safety performance on site. Completing health and safety inspections (via Safety Culture), ensuring standards are maintained and that any remedial actions are being addressed.
  • Ensuring their H&S documentation is sufficient, e.g. reviewing RA/MS, lift plans, etc.
  • Participate in accident/incident investigations, report writing and follow-up on corrective actions. Liaising with statutory authorities when required, e.g. HSA.
  • Ensuring that statutory inspections are completed and filed away (hard copies and electronically on project SharePoint system).
  • Assisting in the production of method statements and risk assessments for site works. Reviewing RA/MS for high-risk works.
  • Devising key EHS documentation, such as H&S Plans, Site Waste Management Plans, etc.
  • Ensuring company policies and procedures are followed, monitoring of compliance with Site Rules.
  • Promoting regular safety initiatives and hazard reporting scheme.
  • Reviewing training needs and identifying courses where necessary. Completing in-house training, e.g. inductions, safety presentations, toolbox talks with site staff.
  • Fire safety control measures are in place and maintained and emergency drills are completed.
  • Attending meetings such as site H&S, safety committee, high-risk workshops, etc.
  • Ensuring PPE is resourced, available and issued to staff.
  • Assisting in any safety or wellbeing initiatives implemented by company.
  • Providing data for management of objectives / KPIs, EHS reports, etc.
  • Updating forms and templates for inclusion on the Integrated Management System.
  • Ensure waste reduction and recycling programmes are maintained in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with occupational health requirements, e.g. assist with return-to-work management, drug and alcohol testing, noise, dust and vibration assessments, etc.
  • Welfare and hygiene facilities are in place, managed and maintained.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities of a similar level and nature may be required from time to time


  • Junior to Senior level candidates – 2 years+ experience in a construction health and safety role, preferably with civil engineering experience.
  • Formal qualification in health and safety –Diploma level as a minimum.
  • Trained in Safepass, manual handling and occupational first aid. Manual handling and abrasive wheels instructor preferable.
  • In-depth knowledge of current health and safety legislation
  • High attention to detail and able to maintain accurate records with experience with writing concise/accurate documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • The candidate must demonstrate a strong personality with the determination required to drive the development of a culture of safety and continuous improvement within the company.


  • Salary Grad to Junior – €35k-€45k DOE
  • Senior Candidate – €50k – €65k DOE
  • Benefits package

If you are a Health and Safety Advisor considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on 086-0119146 for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.


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