QEHS Advisor

Industry Sector:
Energy Efficiency Jobs, Green Jobs, Energy Jobs, Power Generation Jobs, Electrical Jobs, Electricity Jobs, Power Jobs, Energy Management Jobs, Power Plant Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Construction, Engineering, Health & Safety, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Engineering, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Title: QEHS Advisor
Job type: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: DOE (€55,000 - €60,000)
Location: Clane, Co. Kildare (& travel to site nationwide)
Please note: The hiring company will not provide work sponsorships at this time. It’s essential to possess a full clean driver's license. 

About the Hiring Company: Recognised as one of the leading High Voltage and Medium Voltage engineering services companies in Ireland, UK, and Europe, delivering world-class solutions to the segments they serve. This client offers high and medium voltage electrical design, installation, inspection, commissioning, and maintenance services for bespoke and full turnkey solutions.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:
• Promote a robust Health, Safety, and Environment (EHS) culture that embraces a zero-harm philosophy in an environment where the highest safety standards are upheld.
• Support the Project Team Management in the development and implementation of safe systems of work in line with statutory obligations.
• Ensure full adherence to local and national Health and Safety regulations, as well as Client requirements during all project phases e.g., ESB, NIE etc...
• Develop and implement effective procedures and controls aligned with the company standards, HSA/HSE legislation, and industry best practices.
• Collaborate across various project disciplines, including engineering, design, construction, commercial, to seamlessly integrate Health, Safety & Environmental considerations into project development and execution.
• Coordinate essential aspects of the construction health and safety program, such as site access, security, project induction, first aid, welfare, and emergency protocols.
• Lead the creation and delivery of safety training, workshops, and awareness sessions in consultation with the site management team.
• Establish an active health and safety monitoring system, incorporating regular audits and inspections of site conditions and contractor activities.
• Ensure ISO 45001 and 14001 compliances onsite and throughout the company.
• Conduct frequent HSE site visits to identify areas of non-conformance and opportunities for improvement. Collaborate with the project team to develop and oversee the execution of Health, Safety & Environmental improvement action plans.
• Prepare risk assessments and method statements for works onsite as well as with associated maintenance program as well as the review of sub-contractor RAMS and documentation.
• Contribute expertise to the hazard identification and risk assessment process for high-risk activities and processes.
• Compile and monitor Health, Safety & Environmental performance data, producing reports on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for senior stakeholders. Lead incident investigations, ensuring thorough root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.

• Recognised third level Health, Safety Qualification i.e., BSc in Health and Safety
• Experience in PSCS/ PC stage of construction.
• 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.
• Organised and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence Safety performance.
• Requires travel (inc Over nights) to sites as required.
• Full clean driver’s license.
• Experience in Health & Safety Incident Investigation

Desirable but not essential:
• PSDP experience
• H&S Management

• Company vehicle
• Paid accommodation when travelling
• Company pension
• Death in service
• Income protection
• Colleague Wellness program

Feel free to send your CV directly to isadora@gaiatalent.com as well

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