Health and Safety Advisor - Highways

nmcn PLC - 30+ days ago
nmcn PLC

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from highways and building, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a Health and Safety Advisor to work within our Highways Division, based out of our office in Leeds. This role is for the Highways England RDP framework in Leeds on the £30mill M621 scheme. You will be responsible for promoting good practice Health, Safety, Environmental and defect prevention performance across our sites. Due to the location of our work within our Highways business unit, the successful candidate must be willing to travel to sites across England and Wales, including some night visits.

What you will be doing day to day 

  • Raising the profile of Health, Safety, Environment and defect prevention on site
  • Making general assessments of how sites and operatives are working and behaving in relation to Health, Safety, Environment and defect prevention working practices
  • Adopting a “hands on” approach to coaching Heath, Safety, Environment and defect prevention best practices with everyone on site
  • Giving Heath, Safety, Environment and defect prevention advice to operatives and managers
  • Upskilling managers in use of business documents and company procedures
  • Promoting use of the Positive Intervention and Near Miss reporting systems and ensuring timely close-out of corrective actions
  • Promoting our culture of integrating Safety, Health and Environmental considerations into everyday processes
  • Undertaking accident and incident investigations to identify causes and opportunities for improvement
  • Holding toolbox talks for operatives and mangers
  • Accompanying managers and other safety professionals on site tours to promote good practices, while advising them of your concerns and ensuring actions raised are closed out
  • Attend QESH meetings with peers and partaking in QESH conference calls to share good and poor practices
  • Completing on-line reports for each site visited with records of good practices seen, immediate corrective actions completed and areas requiring attention, with the agreed action and close out date; supported by photographs
  • Contributing to the continual development of our QESH strategy

The experience we are looking for in a candidate 

  • Civil site and or Highways experience
  • NEBOSH General or Construction
  • CITB SMSTS
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Able to deliver clear information, engage with and enthuse others
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload
  • Happy to work in a strong team environment
  • Experience of working with Highways England would be advantageous 

What we can offer you 

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

Please note – we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.

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