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12 months ago
Amey PLC
Location: Warrington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Health & Safety Jobs
We are recruiting an OSA for the North West of England on our United Utilities capital projects team. This role will cover a large variety of high profile projects on going from Manchester city centre to rural Cumbria.

In this role you will provide on going support, advice and information necessary for the operational teams to deliver their services in a continually improving, safe and environmentally-friendly manner.

What will this role involve?


* Be seen to add value to the operations team through sound advice and engagement
* Expand their knowledge and competence of other areas of health, safety, environment and assurance in order to become a multi-skilled member of the HSEQ family. Training will be offered as necessary
* Write clear, concise and readily-understood reports and documents
* Other similar duties, as required


* Apply technical or specialist knowledge to observe, inspect and audit as necessary to identify areas of strength and weakness

Solutions / Improvement

* Help the operations teams to identify the causes of any weaknesses and put into place actions that will improve performance
* Highlight areas of strength and best practice so that other teams may adopt and benefit from them
* Assist and support projects to improve performance
* Undertake investigations of simple incidents and participate in complex investigations, identifying their root causes and actions to prevent recurrence

Training & CPD

* Keep abreast of legislation, developments and best practices within their areas of expertise
* Give briefings on HSEQ topics and procedures to enable the information to be cascaded further

Management System

* Take ownership of some simple Amey procedures and guidance documents, amending them as necessary to reflect best working practices and legal and other requirements


* Promote and demonstrate a consistently high HSEQ ethic

What are we looking for?

* Entry-level qualification and membership of a professional institution (IOSH, IEMA, CQI or similar)
* A full and current driving licence
* A basic understanding of at least one other area in addition to their speciality
* An entry-level knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Technical knowledge, backed by some experience, in one or more of the following topics:
* Health & Safety
* Environment & Sustainability
* Quality & Assurance management systems
* Good oral, written and presentation skills, suitable for the workforce
* An understanding of how their role fits into the requirements of the business and the sometimes conflicting priorities of the management team
* The ability to work to timescales to ensure objectives are met
* The ability to adapt their ideas and approach to suit changing priorities or solutions
* The ability to work within a team and influence others
* A working knowledge of Airsweb and the ability to update entries
* Able to conduct incident and accident investigations using the TopSet methodology and provide advice on preventive actions to address root cause
* Able to undertake audits to current versions of ISO 9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001

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