Graduate Health & Safety Officer – Dublin City

Salary: Negotiable (SBOE)
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We currently have an opening for a Graduate Health & Safety Officer to join a Top Tier Main Contractor in Dublin City. The company in question are a leading construction company with operations all over the country and they have multiple projects commencing in the coming months within the essential construction sectors. The successful candidate will be seeking a career opportunity with a progressive and ambitious employer.

Responsibilities:

  • Support EHS Manager in development of H&S procedures, policies and program
  • Assist Senior Safety Officer in advising and instruction on various safety-related matters on site
  • Assist Senior Safety Officer in carrying out risk assessment and enforce preventative measures.
  • Inspect work areas and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment).
  • Observe installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc. for the implementation of the H&S requirements perspective.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy and promote Safety Culture.
  • Assist the EHS team in recording and investigate incidents to determine causes
  • Assist in preparation of reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to EHS manager
  • Identify hazards / risks throughout the site on a daily basis using the Safety Officer’s Daily Checklist
  • Make arrangement for rectifying issues identified through consultation with the Sr. Safety Officer
  • Consult with EHS manager / Sr Safety Officers for all significant H&S issues
  • Implement the company’s health, safety and environmental policy, procedures and management systems.
  • Maintain and manage health & safety KPIs to help drive improvement in all health & safety matters

Requirements:

  • Relevant Health & Safety Qualification – OSH or IOSH Certification
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a Health & Safety role on construction/civils projects
  • Ability to work on large scale, high headcount construction sites & sub-contractors essential.
  • Should possess a sound understanding of Health and Safety legislation
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency and meet challenging work goals
  • Beneficial, but not essential – IOSH membership, Safe Pass, Work at Height, Full driving license
  • Must have fluent English and be eligible to work in Ireland
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