Health and Safety Officer

Posted 20 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
Discipline Environmental, Health & Safety
Contact NameRuairi McCann

Job description

Vickerstock is proud to be partnering with our client, a leader in building sustainable communities, to recruit an experienced Health and Safety Officer to join their team.

About the Company

Our client is dedicated to building communities where people can thrive. They focus on creating connections and a sense of belonging, reshaping and redefining spaces for progress and potential. Their projects are designed to stand the test of time, ensuring that every build is "Built For Good."

Role: Health and Safety Officer

Location: Residential Construction Sites in Galway
Reporting To: Health and Safety Manager

Key Responsibilities

As a Health and Safety Officer, you will be integral to the construction management team, ensuring a safe and productive work environment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing the company's Health & Safety Management System on residential construction sites.
  • Monitoring and enforcing safety standards and statutory compliance.
  • Identifying and addressing site-specific hazards.
  • Maintaining communication with the Health & Safety Manager.
  • Ensuring site folders and statutory records are up to date.
  • Enforcing site rules and contractor compliance.
  • Conducting H&S audits and addressing non-conformances.
  • Contributing to accident and incident investigations.
  • Developing and delivering Tool Box talks.
  • Identifying training needs for site personnel and contractors.

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in managing safety systems in construction.
  • Qualification in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Membership of IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) preferred.
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage on-site safety independently.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with stakeholders and statutory bodies.
  • Strong risk management and control measure implementation skills.
  • Experience in chairing and delivering Health and Safety meetings and presentations.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ruairi McCann, Recruitment Manager at Vickerstock 015267473

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