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Health & Safety Advisor at Balfour Beatty

Health & Safety Advisor

Balfour Beatty Crawley, West Sussex Full-Time
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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Health & Safety Advisor to join our Rail team to work in Crawley.

The role will require site visits three times per week and to work remotely for the rest of the week.

Role Purpose:

  • To provide an effective in-house health and safety advisory and management service, to advise and assist the southern RDP contracts in meeting all its statutory safety & environmental responsibilities and to promote a culture of continual safety behavioral improvement.


What you'll be doing

As a Health & Safety Advisor you will:

  • To provide visible active support and advice to the contract;
  • Carry out site inspections and audit Health and Safety against the Health & Safety Management to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Safety Management System and recommend any corrective actions;
  • Provide active support in promoting and delivering the Zero Harm Journey Plan;
  • Liaison with Environmental and Quality auditors to ensure H & S is integrated with environmental compliance and assurance;
  • Provide support and management of external audits and liaise to provide corrective actions and closeout of audit findings;
  • Support the adoption and implementation of the Balfour Beatty BMS requirements;
  • Deliver Health and Safety inductions, training and presentations including Drugs & Alcohol testing;
  • Actively encourage staff and sub-contractors to behave in a safe manner;
  • Assist in the Investigation, reporting and identifying recommendations on accidents and incidents;
  • Provide general Health and Safety support to the southern RDP and Lower Thames Projects;
  • With the HSES Manager, identify the Health and Safety competencies/certification required of all staff and ensure these are delivered and maintained;
  • Reviewing and advising on Method Statements and Risk Assessments both internally and from the Supply Chain;
  • Other functional Health and Safety duties as specified by HSES Manager to meet project requirements.


Who we're looking for

The following experience/qualifications are essential:

  • NEBOSH qualification or equivalent in safety management or evidence of working towards relevant qualifications;
  • Level of relevant experience will be considered in other cases.

The following experience/qualifications are desirable:

  • CMIOSH;
  • Accident/incident investigation training;
  • Train the trainer qualifications;
  • Experience in a health and safety role preferably in highway/major projects or construction. Some environment experience is desirable;
  • Sound technical Health and Safety knowledge;
  • Ability to work independently and in Department and project teams;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office software particularly Word and Excel;
  • Experience with the delivery of training at all levels of the staff structure;
  • Good team working skills;
  • Sound technical Health and Safety knowledge;
  • Understanding of HSE Management Systems;
  • An ability to undertake causational analysis of accidents and incidents.


Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.



About us

Balfour Beatty Rail Limited is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.

For an example of the exciting work our rail teams undertake click here:

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We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.



 

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