Health & Safety Advisor - Railway

Location
Reigate
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
13 Jan 2017
Closes
10 Feb 2017
Ref
00063366
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a Network Rail Principal Contractor Licence holder performing cable installation and related Civils works on the railway infrastructure.

They require a Safety Advisor to join their Railway Assurance department. The role would be suitable for a safety advisor with experience of working in the rail industry and will report to the Compliance & SHEQ Manager.

The role will be based from their offices in Reigate, Surrey but will involve making worksite visits and performing inspections at various locations in the South East of England.

Applicants must have experience of working in a Health and Safety advisory role.

The role will include the following:
- Conducting site inspections on railway worksites
- Performing routine office and depot inspections
- Spreadsheet entry of audit and inspection reports
- Production and delivery of toolbox talks
- Accident and incident investigations
- Safety review of method statements
- Production of risk assessments
- Preparation of site safety files
- Delivery of safety inductions
- Fire alarm systems testing and completion of fire log book
- General safety administration

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- Personal Track Safety certification
- Health and Safety Qualification to NEBOSH Construction Certificate
- Minimum of 2 years "hands-on" experience working as a Safety Advisor
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
- Good IT skills
- Knowledge and understanding of risk assessment processes and techniques
- Medically fit (passing of Network Rail and London Underground medicals and drugs & alcohol screening is a requirement for the position)
- Valid UK driving licence

This is an excellent opportunity for a safety practitioner to expand their knowledge within the rail industry.

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