Health & Safety Officer

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Health and Safety Officer required for a Tier 1 Main Building Contractor to work on a large-scale building project in Galway.  The successful Junior Health and Safety Officer will have about 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role and work under a highly experienced manager who has a proven track record in training health and Safety professionals within the construction industry.  Our client has a strong pipeline of work in the West.

 

Role:

  • Implement the company’s health, safety, quality and environmental policy, procedures and management systems.
  • Advising & assisting site management in drafting and communicating Method Statements, Safe Plans of Action and Tool Box Talks.
  • Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate).
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or sub-contractors working on site.
  • Conduct regular inspections and site audits, reporting findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately.
  • Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required.
  • Compiling relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.
  • Promote the Company mission of being a healthy and incident and injury free workplace

 

Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant Qualification (NEBOSH required)
  • Previously have worked on a construction site in any capacity.
  • Hold a full, clean Driving license
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including strong excel skills
  • Confident proactive and have strong interpersonal and communication skills

 

Package

  • €40k – €50k DOE
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Benefits package

 

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 23 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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