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Posted 7 August 2023

Senior Health and Safety Officer – East Cork – Large Civils Project

East Cork, Cork
Sector: Health, Safety & Environmental
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  • Location: East Cork, Cork
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #561
  • Salary: €70,000

Are you a Health and Safety Officer based near Cork? Do you have 5+ years experience? Have you a background in civils work? If you're feeling undervalued in your current role or want to take the next step in your career then this is the role for you.

You'll be working with one of Ireland's Leading and most respected construction Main Contractors on a €multi-million civils project in East Cork which will include bulk excavation, RC work and pipelines. This company is constantly ranked as one of the best to work for in Ireland and have a fantastic health and safety team and culture.

If you feel you need a change and want to push your career forward with a company that will support you then give me a quick call on 00447881229823 or 00353(0)15314345 or click on 'apply' below and I'll give you a call back for a confidential chat.

Senior Health and Safety Officer Skills:

The Senior Health and Safety Advisor role would suit an experienced, driven individual with 5+ years Civil construction experience:

  • A third level qualification in Health and Safety or related field
  • Able to manage Health and Safety on-site using their own initiative within the scope of the management system
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint), and a general competence in using new technologies (Mobile Apps etc)
  • Able to chair and deliver Health and Safety meetings and presentations


As Senior Health and Safety Officer:

  • Reporting to and working closely with the Health and Safety Lead
  • Identify site specific hazards and ensure they are addressed in the site documentation and in a practical manner on the site
  • You will carry out site safety inspections and conduct accident and dangerous occurrence investigations, within your designated area of responsibility
  • Carry out Risk Assessments & complete Method Statements 
  • Contribute to the Tool Box talk topics, discussion and delivery.
  • You will liaise with Project Managers to ensure Health and Safety documentation is up to date on site
  • Conduct training for new and existing employees


What you’ll get in return:

An excellent package will be put in place for the successful candidate of approx. €65,000 – €70,000 (Negotiable) + vehicle / allowance, fuel, pension, depending on experience, and the opportunity to work with one of the most successful Main Contractor's 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 or 00353(0)15314345.


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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