HSEQ Advisor

Salary: Circa £30,000 pa

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Scotland

Reference: 27054-ip

Expiration date: 15 June 2017

HSEQ Advisor for National Grid Projects, 6 - 9 months initially but could easily become permanent as potentially 4 year work. It's an immediate start and role will be based in our Grangemouth Office to cover Edinburgh/Aberdeen area but first month will need to be spent at Cheshire office to understand the contract and systems


  • To liaise with managers / supervisors to ensure that work planning and execution activities are completed in compliance with all relevant SHE legislation and local procedures.
  • To provide professional support and guidance to the project team
  • To offer practical solutions on SHE related issues
  • To ensure effective and thorough accident / Incident investigations in support of supervisors and managers
  • To devise and participate in workplace inspection and audit programmes
  • To prepare and issue a monthly safety report to the regional management team
  • To maintain and update safety bulletins and notice boards
  • To prepare and issue regular SHE communications
  • To develop and implement SHE initiatives / improvement plans - near miss reporting, brothers keeper, etc.
  • To organise and undertake behavioural safety audits
  • To provide guidance and support on the use of PPE/RPE
  • To encourage safe behaviour through local recognition and reward programmes
  • To provide assistance for preparation of proposals
  • To ensure adequate provision of safety related equipment and PPE
  • To ensure that all personnel are trained and instructed to achieve the highest SHE standards
  • To audit and review performance to BIS IS and customer standards
  • Responsible for the preparation and regular review of Construction Health and Safety Plan
  • Production of  Bilfinger RAMS and review Bilfinger and  subcontractors RAMS
  • Devise Induction programme and agenda
  • Prepare & Implement contract specific Permit to Work procedure
  • Production of Traffic Management Plan
  • Production of Project CDM Risk Register and ongoing review.
  • Devise plan for site Welfare arrangements.
  • Maintenance of safety and technical competencies, including training records
  • Production and maintenance of Project environmental plan with Environmental Advisor

Between May and November the majority of the time will be based at the sites between Edinburgh and Aberdeen completing site inspections audits, meetings, record keeping and maintaining safety plans.

Person Specification:

  • Essential: A recognised professional qualification in HSE
  • Preferred: NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent (achieved or actively working towards), and membership of a relevant professional institution (IOSH, IIRSM etc).

Essential Experience:

  • A background of work in Industrial Construction  environment with a knowledge of oil, gas and chemical processes and operations
  • Worked as part of a management team to deliver objectives on a day to day and longer term basis, with the ability to react to changing priorities