Health & Safety Advisor

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €45,000 - €65,000+
  • Location: LeinsterIrelandDublin
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, a leading Civils & Utilities Contractor is currently seeking a Health & Safety Advisor to join their team in Dublin. The client in question are on of Ireland’s leading Utilities Contractors pipeline of projects worth over €100m across Dublin for the next 11 years. Projects range from 38kv up to 110kv along with water and wastewater projects. This is a full-time, permanent position.


  • Proficiency in conducting Site Surveying and Setting Out.
  • Deliver health and safety training to staff, encompassing manual handling, toolbox talks, and safety induction.
  • Demonstrate prior experience in conducting safety inspections and audits.
  • Promote accident prevention and environmental protection positively, initiating and sustaining effective measures to enhance safety, health, and environmental standards and awareness.
  • Assist in compiling reports on incidents and furnish management with statistical information.
  • Enforce the company’s health, safety, and environmental policies, procedures, and management systems.
  • Aid in maintaining Health & Safety Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to facilitate improvement in all related areas.
  • Support management in crafting H&S procedures, policies, and programs.
  • Collaborate within the HSQE team to ensure a secure and efficient work environment.
  • Strive for practical enhancements in Health & Safety standards within the company’s management system and on specific sites.
  • Monitor and ensure implementation of the Health & Safety Management System.
  • Identify and address site-specific hazards in site documentation and on-site pragmatically.
  • Maintain clear communication channels with the H&S Manager.
  • Oversee the upkeep of site folders and statutory records.
  • Enforce strict adherence to site regulations by all personnel.
  • Aid site management in meeting statutory H&S requirements.
  • Assist Health & Safety Manager in developing and enhancing Risk assessments and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Coordinate safe work systems with H&S Manager and Site management.
  • Perform on-site H&S audits and rectify non-conformities in conjunction with site management and contractors.
  • Contribute to accident and incident investigations.
  • Identify training needs for GMC personnel and contractors on-site.
  • Undertake ad hoc tasks as required by the wider business.


  • Possession of a full clean driver’s license is essential.
  • A tertiary qualification in Health and Safety is preferable.
  • Experience in Civils, drainage, or utilities (water & electricity) is advantageous.
  • Self-assured, driven, and capable of both independent and collaborative work.
  • Ability to perform under pressure within strict deadlines.
  • Proficient time management skills to achieve targets.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated integrity and respect for confidentiality and privacy.
  • Skilled in relationship-building, leveraging key connections across project stakeholders and statutory bodies.
  • Ability to manage risks and implement control measures.
  • Capable of working alongside and building strong relationships with contractors from diverse backgrounds and trades.

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