We are seeking a qualified Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) professional with experience in the civil engineering/construction industry to cover our regions in London and the South East of England.
As a SHEQ Advisor you will ensure that a balanced approach is applied between Safety, Health, Environment and Quality aligned to the risks identified on any given project in all activities undertaken.
Duties & Responsibilities
Representing the first and main point of contact in the regions for all issues relating to SHEQ, promoting a positive attitude and proactive approach at all times.
Providing specialist SHEQ input to all regional staff through advice, guidance and support at all stages of project delivery including pre-construction activities such as prequalification and tendering.
Identifying areas that require specific SHEQ improvement and assisting in organising and implementing improvement actions, in conjunction with the regional operational staff.
Recognise and acknowledge regional operational staff for good and best practice, initiative and effort.
Bring examples of good and best practice to the Regional and National Forums for further promotion, recognition and implementation.
Play an active role in the regional forums to share trends and lessons learnt and improvements across the construction division and wider Dawnus Group.
Carrying out a program of SHEQ inspections monitoring compliance with legislation and Dawnus operational standards.
Ensuring that, where working practices are observed that pose a significant risk to SHEQ standards, the operation is stopped and appropriate communication, support, advice and assistance is given.
Ensuring that identified deficiencies are addressed appropriately, escalating significant or re-occurring issues to Senior Management and SHEQ Manager as appropriate.
Providing internal training to the regional teams on SHEQ topics, liaising with other Regional Advisors and the Dawnus Training department as appropriate.
Ensuring the implementation of the Dawnus incident/ accident process across the division with the prompt reporting of all incidents and accidents on the system.
Working with Director(s) and the SHEQ Manager to determine and undertake an appropriate level of investigation following accidents and incidents.
Supporting the Quality Manager in retaining Certification to ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Working with the Director(s), SHEQ Manager and SHEQ Champion(s) to review performance and drive divisional improvements as part of the SHEQ Forum process.
Monitor current legislation and industry trends by maintaining links to industry bodies and associations to keep abreast of current industry trends and legislative changes.
Evaluate and review supply chain performance by monitoring the standards and operations of subcontractors and agency personnel as part of the inspection programme implemented in the division.
Carrying out a program of drug and alcohol tests in accordance with the Dawnus policy and process and in line with national targets.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Hold, or be working towards the NEBOSH diploma (essential).
Hold, or be working towards an Environmental qualification.
Be a member of IOSH.
Experience of managing health and safety for construction/civil engineering projects.
A practical approach to health and safety.
The ability to be flexible in their approach to work and be able to prioritise as required to ensure delivery of the project.
Can demonstrate experience in being an effective team player.
Ability to build good working relationships within a team and with other staff and clients.
Have excellent communication, presentation, planning and decision-making skills at all levels.
This role presents an excellent opportunity to join a growing company with opportunities for career development and progression. We offer an attractive salary with benefits which include a generous pension scheme, private healthcare, life insurance cover, and 35 days leave (including public holidays).
Dawnus is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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