Health & Safety Advisor

Recruiter
Excalon
Location
Manchester
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your role as Health & Safety Advisor
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Health & Safety Advisor to work within our Health & Safety department. Reporting to the Head of SHESQ, this is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company and further your career in Health and Safety.

The Person
The successful candidate will provide solid health and safety advice and guidance across the organisation and will be driven to help change behaviours and continuously improve Health & Safety practices within the Company. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to build robust relationships with key stakeholders at all levels.

Purpose of the role
To ensure the Company meets the health and safety standards and complies with the Company Integrated Management System (IMS), government regulations and industry best practice.

You will carry out regular health and safety inspections at regular intervals and are expected to spend approximately 75% of your time out on site. You will also co-ordinate accident reporting and investigations in addition to logging and monitoring hazard reports. You will also;

• Review CMP’s before they are issued for Construction.
• To carry out internal audits in accordance with the audit programme.
• Deal with queries and correspondence on H&S issues. Provide advice as required.
• Issue H&S Alerts or Guidance as appropriate.
• Carry out SHESQ inductions of new personnel at HQ.
• To know and implement the requirements of the organisations IMS and Health & Safety Policy.
• Assist in coordinating and supporting the health, safety & training within the company.
• Prepare and distribute lessons learnt.
• Keep up to date with H&S Legislation and Construction Industry Best Practice.
• Liaises with safety representatives and operatives.

Hours of Work
Your working hours will be 40 hours from 8am to 5pm

About Excalon
Excalon is a leading infrastructure contractor specialising in the provision of services to the utilities industry. This is an exciting time to join our business. Excalon is growing in size and success and boasts a productive culture which encourages fresh thinking and new ideas. This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop and grow with the business.

Applicants must have the following skills and experience:

• NEBOSH General Construction Certificate and IOSH (Essential)
• NEBOSH Diploma (Desirable)
• Relevant Street works Accreditation
• Knowledge of Health & Safety Legislations
• Safety planning
• Risk Assessments Techniques
• Plant safety knowledge
• Utilities safety knowledge
• Excavation safety knowledge
• Safe working Techniques
• Internal Auditor OHSAS 18001

Who are we?
Excalon is a leading infrastructure contractor specialising in the provision of services to the utilities industry. This is an exciting time to join our business. Excalon is growing in size and success and boasts a productive culture which encourages fresh thinking and new ideas. The position offers excellent opportunities for personal development and future career progression and this is combined with a competitive salary.

If you wish to be considered for this Health & Safety Advisor opportunity click ‘apply’. You must be eligible to work in the UK.