Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer with 4 years+ experience required to join a Tier 1 Main Building Contractor.  This Contractor has a great reputation as an employer and has a very low turnover of staff, ideal for the career minded individual with main contractor experience who is looking to progress and join a company with a stable pipeline of projects.



  • Take the day to day lead for Health, Safety, & Environment management and performance across the business.
  • Carry out regular site audits / inspections across the business activities.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported, investigated, and effectively closed out. Actively share lessons learnt from any incident investigations.
  • Ensure practical and sustainable corrective actions are in place.
  • Regular review and assist in development of risk assessments, method statements, and construction health & safety plans.
  • Input to maintenance of the company’s ISO accreditations.
  • Lead and implement improvements to all HSE management systems and procedures.
  • Ensure that the risks and control measures associated with the company’s activities are identified and that appropriate management systems are in place and working effectively.
  • Undertake regular reviews in conjunction with the management teams of all high risk activities.
  • Promote a consistent incident reporting culture across the company including the use of Near Miss reporting.



  • Appropriate Third Level Qualifications – minimum Diploma in Health & Safety.
  • IOSH Managing Safely in Construction.
  • Proven HSE management experience in the civil engineering, construction, or similar, industry with a minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Previous experience of working with Environmental Management systems.
  • Previous experience of maintaining ISO accreditation systems.
  • Proven experience of preparation and implementation of documentation and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships.
  • Proficient use and knowledge of software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Full Driving Licence



  • €50k – €60k
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Company Vehicle
  • Detailed benefits package available on request



If you are a Health and Safety Officer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson 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 and has more than 22 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.