Hse Advisor

  • Permanent
  • North East
  • Salary: £35000 - £38000/annum


Our Client continue to be an integral part of the roll out of high-speed broadband connectivity in the UK and the government’s ambition to provide lightning speeds to the whole of the country. It is exciting times as the Client, one of the leading national contractors in the field of network installations, supports the roll out of essential high-speed fibre broadband and its associated services. It is a great time to join the team as the company continues expanding both its client base and its national Fibre and Civils installation operations UK wide.

To reinforce the Client’s ‘safety first’ reputation and to help drive its ‘zero harm’ vision the company is currently seeking to expand its Health & Safety Team with a further 2 regional Health & Safety Engineers.

Working within the South or Midlands regions successful candidates will: –

Undertake and record Health & Safety audits across all stages of network installation

Promote and oversee corrective action on recorded H&S shortfalls

Promote zero harm across all business areas

Give Health & Safety legislation / Management System guidance to operations staff

Deliver minor Health & Safety related training packages

Research, design and deliver H&S related documentation & Tool Box Talks

Support accident and incident investigations when required

Attend internal, client, and Local Authority meetings to build sound and sustainable relationships

Influence and promote consistent H&S improvement, quality, and performance

Support the Client H&S Manager

Successful candidates will be conversant with the varied H&S aspects of fibre installation in both underground and overhead network builds. Successful candidates will have team and team influencing skills, be confident and comfortable working in partnerships and possess civils installation H&S knowledge and experience. A keen eye for quality and specification and experience in Sign, Lighting, and Guarding, the SROH, and the Local Authority processes is also desirable.

Strong IT literacy, good knowledge of Microsoft packages, confident in writing, reporting and presenting audit and other data at all levels is a minimum requirement for this role as is a methodical, positive can-do team working attitude to positively influence others.

The successful applicant requires: –

A Full UK Driving Licence (essential)

Previous utility industry H&S knowledge and experience (not necessarily telecoms)

Good communication and I.T. skills with a professional attitude

NEBOSH certified (or working towards would be an advantage, however training may be provided for the right applicant)

Experience of UG and OH networks an advantage

Experience in network installation specifications an advantage

Experience of Civils installations an advantage

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.