|Description:||For: Construction Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor - 3 months|
Meyer Scott Ref: VR/05339
Construction Health, Safety, And Environmental Advisor– 3 months - £29.00 ph
The project team based at Manston in Kent require a new HSE Advisor to focus initially on 2 sites up in the North West; Manchester and Liverpool.
They are currently very short of resources so need someone who can not only give the site focus that is required, but can assist the HSE Manager with a number of different supporting tasks such as presentations and process improvement/management.
This contractor will be required to work longer term, all over the UK so does not have to be based in the North West.
They will be required to attend meetings in Kent.
The Client aims to build 17 power stations ranging between 8 MW and 24 MW over a period of 2 years. The project involves ground preparation and civil works to sit between 4 and 12 generating sets, installation of those sets and their commissioning and testing.
Working as an advisor for the Principal Contractor he/ she will provide Health, Safety and Environment advice to the construction of a project run by the main civil contractor, liaising with the client, principal contractor, principal designer and the other duty holders, ensuring good HSE management during the construction phase, installation and commissioning. He/ she will lead the preparation of key Health and Safety documentation including the construction H&S plan, ensuring sufficient welfare facilities are provided, providing site information/ instruction/ training, ensuring the site is secured, reviewing contractors and workers competencies, reviewing RAMS, and other advice/ support functions as required. He/ she shall provide the right level of supervision and monitoring, engage with contractors and workers, monitor the risks on-site, and contribute to the HSE file. In addition, he/ she will provide advice and support to the installation, testing and commissioning phases of the project on-site helping the principal contractor meeting their obligations under CDM 2015.
Anticipates, identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and environmental risks. Assists with the application of engineering and administrative controls via the Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (HSEMS) or Construction phase plan to reduce the environmental impacts and safety risks associated with site operations. Understands the regulations applicable at the site and is abreast of safety controls and management and response practices. Supports the collection and reporting of site HSE KPIs for use at the site. Oversees the HSEMS/ Construction phase plan/ Waste Management Plan and day to day operations associated with safety, health and environmental programs, HSE objectives/targets, personnel training, regulatory compliance, recordkeeping/reporting, and other associated HSE programs at the site.
Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area. Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.
Ensures site compliance to CDM Regulations 2015 and other HSE legal requirements to which the site activities subscribes. Supervises, reviews and monitors the construction phase of a project and the efforts to control risk and ensure continual improvement beyond compliance; leads internal HSE audits; resolves complex issues identified in audits; updates construction plan documentation and communicates revised processes to all stakeholders.
Leads multiple projects from inception to completion and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline. Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues. Monitors and communicates project status to project team.
Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.
Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.
Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.
Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.
Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks.
Qualifications and Competencies
Analyze Issues - Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; seeks input from others; uses accurate logic in analyses.
Manages Execution - Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; monitors progress.
Environmental Systems Management (EMS) – Identifies environmental impacts and aspects and promotes the continual improvement of environmental performance. The EMS should support the deployment and implementation of internal policies and procedures, the achievement of environmental objectives, and the minimization of our environmental impacts. The EMS ensures that we meet customer requirements related to environmental management.
Control of Hazardous Substances - Control of Hazardous Substances requires knowledge of SDS (Safety Data Sheets), chemical labelling requirements, spill reporting, control methods, spill prevention, and chemical exposure.
Incident Investigation - The method of reporting the occurrence of an occupational injury/illness, near hit, or property damage. Incident investigations determine how and why these failures occur. Employees should be able to perform a thorough, effective incident investigation including root cause analysis, 5-why analysis and development of effective corrective actions.
Health and Safety Management Systems - An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) management system provides a framework for managing OHS responsibilities so they become more efficient and more integrated into overall business operations. OHS management systems are based on standards that specify a process of achieving continuously improved OHS performance and compliance with legislation.
Health & Safety Professional Knowledge (Including Regulatory Compliance) - Health & Safety Professional Knowledge relates to having comprehensive knowledge of occupational safety and health compliance. Regulatory compliance deals with the regulatory requirements imposed on industry by local, state, provincial, national, and international organizations. Detailed understanding of how the provisions of the regulations, as applicable may be implemented in the workplace, rights and responsibilities under the various acts/ regulations/ rules. Understanding of general construction industry standards and the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards.
HSE Auditing - HSE auditing is the process of evaluating conformance/compliance with established regulatory, ISO 14001/ OHSAS 18001, and internal requirements. Auditors should be functionally aware of all areas of health, safety and environmental management and possess an expert level understanding of the criteria to which they are auditing.
Issue Management - Maintains a cross-functional project issues list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue's level of importance. Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan. Resource Plan Management - Develops and manages a cross-functional resource plan for a project. Knows the right level of detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively.
Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.
Business Planning/Strategy - Familiar with tools for financial analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get assistance.
Project Risk Management - Leads teams in the development of a project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary, and identifies and manages the actions to mitigate the risk.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Engineering or a related technical or scientific field required. NEBOSH Construction Certificate, and NEBOSH Diploma, or NVQ Level 6 Occupational Health and Safety.
Intermediate level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, project management on similar projects, and construction health and safety experience required.