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Posted 1 March 2022

Health and Safety Officer – Waterford – Large Pharma Project

Sector: Health, Safety & Environmental
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  • Location: Waterford
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #93

Health and Safety Officer

Are you an experienced Health and Safety Officer with 3+ years experience working on busy construction sites? Are you eager to take the next step in your career with one of Ireland's most successful Main Contractors? 

Your next role role will be working as a Project Health and Safety Officer on a €multi-million education project in Waterford on a long term project.


Health and Safety Advisor Skills

  • You will have a third level degree qualification in Health and Safety / NEBOSH Qualified

  • You will have 3+ years’ experience in a similar role

  • You have experience with Pharma / commercial / data centre projects.

  • You have a strong and proven ability to influence change and be a champion of best practice

  • You must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • You will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint)

  • You must possess a full clean driving licence


As Health and Safety Advisor you will:

Report to and work closely with the senior Health and Safety Manager. You will be responsible for a large construction site, ensuring the implementation of safety statements, legislation and company policy across the site and that all relevant safety documents are completed and filed correctly.


Key responsibilities:

  • You will report to the Senior Health & Safety Manager

  • You will carry out site safety inspections and conduct accident and dangerous occurrence investigations, within your designated area of responsibility

  • You will carry out Risk Assessments & complete Method Statements as required.

  • You will liaise with Site Managers to ensure Health and Safety documentation is up to date on site

  • You will maintain and track the accident and dangerous occurrence register

  • You'll drive a safety culture by being a champion of best practice; conducting training for new and existing employees on the importance of health and safety on the job; and by suggesting improvements to existing methods of work.


The Package:

An attractive package of €55,000 – €65,000 will be put in place for the successful candidate including vehicle, pension, healthcare depending on experience, and the opportunity to work with one of the most exciting Main Contractors in Ireland.


How to apply:

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to eoghan@breaghrecruitment.com or call us now on 0044(0)7881229823.


The Breagh Team

Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.

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