Health, Safety and Environmental Assistant

Asme Engineering Ltd
Park Royal, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

ASME Engineering Ltd is seeking a Health, Safety and Environmental Assistant to join on a Temp to Perm basis. This role has become available due to the growth and success of the company and it offers ample progression opportunities to the right individual.

As a Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) Assistant your main role will be to assist the Health, Safety and Environmental Manager and to take care of day to day tasks. Regular document control and record keeping and maintenance is absolutely essential.

Specific Duties:
COSHH Assessments. Carry out site safety inspections & Workshop safety inspections.
Check Site and workshop safety folders, ensuring managers conduct Tool Box Talks.
Conduct competency assessments.
Accident / Incident investigations.
Work with Directors on ISO 18001; 14001, ensuring we fulfil the requirements and manage the audits with the HS&E Manager.
Complete the Health, Safety & Environmental aspects of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires we get from clients.
Compile Operation & Maintenance manuals for all Jobs (The HS&E aspects).Audit the Companies HS&E Administration files and practices to ensure compliance to the companies IMS; raising NCR’s and alerting the HS&E Manager of any issues/breaches.

Other Duties include:
Maintain current achieved UKASOHSAS 18001 and UKAS ISO 14001 Accreditation
Maintain CHAS, Safe-contractor, and Construction Line.
Maintain Achilles Accreditation for Link up (Rail), UVDB Verify (Utilities) and Building Confidence (general building work).
Maintain SSiP and Sustainability Charter Gold Status with the BCSA
Maintain FORS Silver Accreditation
In maintaining the above; prepare for the audits and actively contribute as instructed to ensure continued achievement
Carry out Monthly auditing on the Safety Management Systems in accordance with UKAS requirements.
Review and Update the Company Health, Safety & Environmental Policy and Manual, including bringing new ideas regarding Policies & Procedures.
Liaise with the H.S.E. Statutory bodies, Insurance Companies and Company personnel as required
Prepare, develop and review task specific risk assessments, Method Statements and Lift Plans
Production of detailed annual HSE Reports to present to the board during Management Review meetings, including accident statistics.
Carry out detailed accident reports
Produce Monthly SHE Bulletins/Alerts and communicate to staff
Carry out SHE Site audits/inspections, and produce a Monthly SHE Performance League Table
Chair regular SHE Meetings with clients and sub-contractors
Check compliance with the Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Regulations and created a Safe Working Practice empowering fellow employees to monitor their own level of compliance.
Formulate company procedures, method statements and working practices for associated practices such as Working at Height and Lifting Operations.
Manage the Document Control Procedure for all HS&E procedures across the company.

Skills / Abilities Required:
Eager to learn the construction / steel industry.
Commercial awareness.
Good IT skills.
Good analytical skills.
Be able to work quickly and accurately.
Have good spoken and written communication skills.
Be able to work without close supervision.
Be able to handle problems using own initiative but know when to refer matters to a supervisor.
Ability to build good relationships with external and internal customers.
Excellent dispute resolution skills to defuse situations not only with Clients but also with operatives of all levels.
Must be prepared to work in workshop and construction site conditions; not afraid to get hands dirty.

Prospective candidates will be expected to have a good understanding of Health and Safety implications and legislation relating to the construction and installation of Architectural and Structural Steel. A strong HS&E background will ensure the provision of practical and sound strategic advice which is integrated within and supportive of business objectives and direction.

This job description is intended as a general indication of the main responsibilities of the job and does not include detailed instructions on how tasks are undertaken. You may be required to carry out additional tasks within your capability as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and to meet the needs of the business.