Heath & Safety Consultant - Reading

Recruiter
Allen & York
Location
Reading
Salary
£35000 - £45000/annum Car or Car Allowance
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An award-winning construction consultancy are seeking a competent Health & Safety Consultant to support the further growth of their Reading office.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake site audits, attend design team meeting as required and take on the ownership of prestigious projects.

The company in question have the means to support a more junior consultant also.

Duties/ Responsibilities

* Engage with clients and designers to positively influence, enhance and integrate health & safety / design risk management into the project team, design team meetings and the construction phase.
* Take ownership and lead the design risk management process whilst applying the general principles of prevention.
* Effectively plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety during the pre-construction phase when most design work is carried out.
* Take account of various aspects of the project including usability, functionality, future maintainability, life cycle building management and identify residual risks at all stages of the project.
* Identify, compile and issue suitable project specific pre-construction information to assist contractors in managing significant risk once construction begins.
* Health & Safety File compilation.
* Provide clear, concise and practical health and safety advice, guidance and coaching to project teams at all stages of the project when required.
* Management of multiple projects for key clients to the business.

Expectations

* Demonstrate a minimum of three years' practical experience in providing CDM services.
* Hold at least Technical Membership with IOSH and be working towards Graduate / Chartered status. Membership with the APS would be beneficial.
* NEBOSH Construction or General Certificate is essential. NVQ 5 H&S or NEBOSH Diploma is preferred.
* Have a very good understanding of risk management and hazard identification.
* Have a thorough understanding of the design and construction process.
* Excellent organisation, communication and time management skills to match Client and Company expectations.

On offer

* 25 days' holiday.
* Company car or car allowance.
* Private Healthcare.
* Subscription, assessment and membership fees for relevant professional bodies.
* Life Assurance.
* 5% Company Pension Contribution.

I look forward to recieving applications ((url removed))