Junior Health & Safety Officer

  • Anywhere

Junior Health and Safety Officer required for a leading M&E Contractor in Dublin.   The role will suit someone who is degree qualified and looking for the opportunity to join a leading contractor.  The successful graduate Health and Safety Officer will work under highly experienced Managers and Engineers who will train the health and Safety professional within the Engineering industry.



  • Maintaining our EHS system to ensure full implementation across our projects
  • Develop guidelines, processes and documentation to support the company in addressing and enforcing the required standards within both health and safety and environmental legislation
  • Prepare and inspect both Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS) along with PSCS (Project Supervisor Construction Stage) documentation
  • The Junior Health and Safety Officer will conduct both administrative and site audits to ensure contractual obligations are being met
  • Observe personnel on-site to ensure EHS compliance. This will include monitoring specialist subcontractors, agency & direct employees
  • Assisting with incident investigations and utilisation of root cause analysis
  • Ensure continued compliance with all regulatory standards including ISO14000 & ISO45001
  • Be proactive in identifying both positive and negative incidents while possessing the ability to implement realistic corrective and preventive measures
  • Manage & maintain employee training records in conjunction with the Training Department
  • Create & develop content for the EHS intranet to include best practice policies & procedures



  • Degree qualified, in an EHS discipline
  • 1/2 years’ experience as a Junior Health & safety officer in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Possesses a reasonable knowledge of Irish Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and regulations
  • Preferably has qualifications in the following areas – First Aid, Manual Handling and DSE Assessor
  • Knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical and Construction industry essential
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to generate detailed monthly reports
  • The Junior Health and Safety officer must be conscientious, with a high attention to detail and an ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with fluent English



  • Salary Circa €40 – €50K – DOE
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Full Benefits package on application


If you are a Junior Health and Safety Officer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Gearoid Hughes 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 21 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.