Junior EHS Advisor

Cork, Cork City
Built Environment Jobs, Building Jobs
Job Category:
Construction, Health & Safety, Quality/Assurance, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE), Quality Engineer, Quality, Safety, Health & Environment
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Start Date:
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Must be eligible to work in Ireland when applying.

REPORTING TO: Health and Safety Manager

Purpose of Role

The Health & Safety Advisor is responsible for establishing, developing and directing the implementation of the HS&E strategy on Projects while ensuring that a Positive Safety Culture is maintained, and the company are established as industry leaders in relation to Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Support the H&S Manager in the development and implementation of the safety management system and safe systems of work in line with statutory obligations.
  • Review & revise project specific HSE documentation / site H&S plans.
  • Advise site teams in relation to their duties under relevant legislation & Construction Regulations.
  • Co-ordinate and supervise on specified projects to ensure AF1 and AF2 forms, site induction training, method statements, risk assessments, toolbox talks, safety audits, plant inspections, working at height equipment inspections, incident and accident reports etc. are completed as required.
  • Provide advice & direction to the project management team.
  • Assist the site team in the preparation of task risk assessments and method statements.
  • Review subcontractor documentation for adequacy.
  • Monitor works to ensure control measures are effective.
  • Promote a positive safety culture and continuous improvement through the project.
  • Carry out all work requested in a professional and diligent manner.
  • Review, revise & update project specific safety documentation.
  • Review & revise sub-contractor site specific safety statements / safety plans / method statements.
  • Review, revise & update site specific safety management filing systems.
  • Inspect and audit project during construction and prepare relevant reports.
  • Prepare hand out material for toolbox talks.
  • Review & revise site specific induction training programmes and training requirements.
  • Assist the H&S Manager in the procurement of required training courses.
  • Investigate near-misses, incidents and accidents on your projects and ensure all information is fed back to the H&S Manager.
  • Liaise with the Health & Safety Authority during any inspections and follow up on any comments raised.
  • Liaise with third parties - contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, clients, etc.
  • Chair regular safety meetings on the project.

Role Requirements

  • Third level qualification in H&S or a related discipline.
  • 1+ years’ experience working on large scale commercial/construction projects.
  • Highly organised and capable of managing multiple project simultaneously.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Conscientious, highly focused and detail orientated.
  • Self-starter and the ability to build relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Full clean drivers license preferable.
  • Excellent communication skills.


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