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Health & Safety Advisor

  • Salary

    €55,000 to €60,000
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Title: QEHS Advisor

Job type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: DOE (€55,000 – €60,000)

Location: Clane, Co. Kildare (& travel to site nationwide)

About the Hiring Company: Recognised as one of the leading High Voltage and Medium Voltage engineering services companies in Ireland, UK, and Europe, delivering world-class solutions to the segments they serve. This client offers high and medium voltage electrical design, installation, inspection, commissioning, and maintenance services for bespoke and full turnkey solutions.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

• Promote a robust Health, Safety, and Environment (EHS) culture that embraces a zero-harm philosophy in an environment where the highest safety standards are upheld.

• Support the Project Team Management in the development and implementation of safe systems of work in line with statutory obligations.

• Ensure full adherence to local and national Health and Safety regulations, as well as Client requirements during all project phases e.g., ESB, NIE etc…

• Develop and implement effective procedures and controls aligned with the company standards, HSA/HSE legislation, and industry best practices.

• Collaborate across various project disciplines, including engineering, design, construction, commercial, to seamlessly integrate Health, Safety & Environmental considerations into project development and execution.

• Coordinate essential aspects of the construction health and safety program, such as site access, security, project induction, first aid, welfare, and emergency protocols.

• Lead the creation and delivery of safety training, workshops, and awareness sessions in consultation with the site management team.

• Establish an active health and safety monitoring system, incorporating regular audits and inspections of site conditions and contractor activities.

• Ensure ISO 45001 and 14001 compliances onsite and throughout the company.

• Conduct frequent HSE site visits to identify areas of non-conformance and opportunities for improvement. Collaborate with the project team to develop and oversee the execution of Health, Safety & Environmental improvement action plans.

• Prepare risk assessments and method statements for works onsite as well as with associated maintenance program as well as the review of sub-contractor RAMS and documentation.

• Contribute expertise to the hazard identification and risk assessment process for high-risk activities and processes.

• Compile and monitor Health, Safety & Environmental performance data, producing reports on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for senior stakeholders. Lead incident investigations, ensuring thorough root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.


• Recognised third level Health, Safety Qualification i.e., BSc in Health and Safety

• Experience in PSCS/ PC stage of construction.

• 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.

• Organised and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint.

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence Safety performance.

• Requires travel (inc Over nights) to sites as required.

• Full clean driver’s license.

• Experience in Health & Safety Incident Investigation

Desirable but not essential:

• PSDP experience

• H&S Management


• Company vehicle

• Paid accommodation when travelling

• Company pension

• Death in service

• Income protection

• Colleague Wellness program