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6 months ago
Balfour Beatty
Location: Bridgwater
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Environmental Jobs
Health and Safety Advisor Tunnels

Job number: UK11869
Company/Division: Construction Services UK
Career area: Safety, Health, Environment & Quality
Country: UK
Region/State: South West
City: Bridgwater
Position type: Full Time
Job type: Permanent

About the role

Choose a Health & Safety career with Balfour Beatty and feel the personal and professional benefit of collaboration at work. We believe in working differently and, as part of the team based at the prestigious Hinkley Project, our forward thinking and innovative approach are setting standards for the rest of the construction industry to follow. Our advanced ways of working can also offer you vast exposure, immense experience and the opportunity to develop a career to be proud of.

What you'll be doing

On completion, Hinkley will be the first of a new generation of nuclear power stations and the first to be built in the UK for more than 20 years.

We recognise that people are what make projects a success, and having the right calibre of H&S professional to drive our business objectives forward is paramount.

As the H&S Advisor - Tunnels, you will be responsible for the provision of timely health and safety advice, guidance, training, management reporting and practical management solutions to Project Staff, employees and contractors.

It is absolutely essential that you have existing tunnel experience for this role.

Who we're looking for

You will be an experienced H&S Advisor with the ability to provide advice, support and direction to project base, contract/project management team and HSE Advisors to enable them to support project teams to deliver Zero Harm in a coherent and co-ordinated manner.

Undertake Health and Safety compliance evaluations, inspections and audits at prescribed intervals – record outputs and liaise with site management to ensure actions are completed. In conjunction with Executive General Managers / Managing Directors / Directors, carry out project and business sector HSE performance reviews using lagging and leading indicators.

Review and investigate accidents, incidents and near miss events in accordance with Balfour Beatty standards to identify and share lessons learned. Ensure actions and recommendations are tracked whilst fulfilling HSE, Customer and Balfour Beatty accident reporting requirements.

Monitor, collate and interpret health and safety performance data including close out of inspection and accident investigation reports, and provide management reports on a routine basis, whilst working with the HSES Director and Senior HSES Manager to promote Zero Harm and continuous improvement of safety performance through special projects and health and safety improvement plans.

Essential skills/qualifications

* Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
* NEBOSH General / Construction Certificate
* Relevant CSCS Card
* Health and safety legislation, regulations and guidance
* Experience of working around lifting operations, construction plant, excavations, working at height,

electricity, formwork and working adjacent to the public

* Investigation techniques
* Good knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

* Working within a Heavy Civil Engineering/ Major Construction environment previously
* Offshore experience / Tunnel experience
* Construction Industry Experience and in particular CDM 2015

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

From wind farms to railways, through tunnels and over bridges; our design and construction teams have been successfully delivering complex projects for over 100 years.

We have a proven record of delivering and managing tailor-made infrastructure and construction schemes for each of our customers. Our recent schemes have included the London 2012 Aquatics Centre, Heathrow Airport's Terminal 2B, Whitelee Windfarm and the White City Development Substation.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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