Health & Safety Advisor

Job description

Our client a Main Building Contractor is currently seeking to recruit a Health & Safety Advisor to join their team based in Kildare.


To support the HSE manager on site ensuring it meets all legal requirements relating to health, safety, environmental and quality.


• Assist the HSEQ Department to ensure HSEQ Management System complies with Statutory and Client requirements.

• Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant/equipment.

• Provide general support and assistance to the Health and Safety Manger.

• Assist in HSEQ audits/Inspections by following up/tracking and reporting on remedial actions.

• Responsible for the coordination and management of PPE.

• Liaise closely with the Construction team to coordinate issues relating to the Site e.g. waste disposal, fire safety equipment, Site logistics and other compliance testing and audit noncompliances.

• Ensuring sub-contractor documentation and training has been reviewed prior to commencement and complies with legal and company policies.

• Updating and communication site Emergency Plans

• Organise, participate and provide clerical support around HSEQ meetings and forums.

• Control, maintain and coordinate the induction and training register.

• Support the wider management team with investigating accidents, incidents, high potential near misses or other significant events/issues. Ensuring that investigation close out actions plans are completed in the required time frame.

• Periodically review relevant safety signage across the Site

• Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated.

• Assist in the coordination and management of the HSEQ ‘Theme of the Month’ programme.

• Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Safety Management System, including administration, logging data, creating reports, tracking and pushing progress of the company’s behavioural safety programme.

• Production of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)i.e. Incident, NCR and Near Miss Analysis.

• Provide planning support and communication for the sites Health Control programmes i.e. health surveillance and monitoring.

• Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.


• 3rd level qualification in Construction or Health & Safety

• Experience in health & safety on construction sites, ideally, 3-4 + years’ experience

• Highly organised and strong attention to detail

• Have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines and targets

• A full Driving License

For more info you can contact Aileen on 0867718460 or you can forward your CV to 

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