Junior Health & Safety Officer

Contact Karen Lucas
  • Salary: €30,000 - €35,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Construction & CivilsMission CriticalPharma & Life Sciences

Sonas Technical are currently looking to recruit a Junior Health & Safety Officer to join a close client of ours are a leading international construction specialist with expertise across all sectors, including Pharma, Industrial, Data Center, Educational and many others.

The successful candidate will work closely with the EHS Manager/Site Project Manager to insure all Health & Safety standards set out by the company are met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the EHS Manager and assisting with the effective development, management and implementation of the business Safety Strategy.
  • Work in conjunction with our clients to ensure that the Project is compliant with Health & Safety regulations.
  • Liaise with supervisor/foreman regarding preparation and development of Method Statements Risk Assessments.
  • Conduct H&S audits and Accident/Incident investigations as required and implement corrective and preventative measures.
  • Advise Project Management on site EHS ‘best practice’.
  • Plan and deliver training, including ‘Toolbox Talks’ as appropriate.
  • Actively promote company H&S policies and procedures.
  • Support the H&S department and other H&S Officers as required.
  • Develop and deliver safety training programs mainly relating to, manual handling, work at heights, working safely with hazardous substances etc
  • Conduct incident investigations and support managers in investigations into near misses, health and safety observations and accidents. Ensure through the incident investigation process that a root causes analysis has been completed, lessons learnt are communicated and implementing improvements to prevent reoccurrence

Key Requirements

  • 1 – 2 years experience in a Health & Safety role is desirable.
  • Must have a recognised qualification in Health and Safety.
  • Experience on large building construction projects is a distinctive advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of Health & Safety legislation (ROI and NI) and its implementation in the workplace.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills – MS Word, Excel.
  • Must be a Team player and actively engaged in sharing, promoting teamwork within an open and trusting culture.

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: €30,000 – €35,000 (Depending on experience)

To apply please email your CV to karen.lucas@sonastechnical.com or apply directly through Indeed or apply directly on Indeed


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