EHS Officer

We are currently recruiting for an EHS Officer to join our team. This full-time permanent role would be ideally suited to an individual with a construction or trade background as this role will consist of both site visits along with office-based duties. The successful applicant will be responsible for monitoring and enforcing health and safety standards across the business as a whole while also conducting investigations where required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Develop guidelines, processes and documentation to support the Company in addressing and enforcing the required standards within both health and safety and environmental legislation
  • Prepare and inspect both Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS) along with PSCS (Project Supervisor Construction Stage) documentation
  • Conducting both administrative and site audits to ensure contractual obligations are being met
  • Observe personnel on-site to ensure EHS compliance. This will include monitoring specialist subcontractors, agency & direct employees
  • Lead and coordinate incident investigations and utilise root cause analysis
  • Ensure continued compliance with all regulatory standards including ISO14000 & ISO45001
  • Be proactive in identifying both positive and negative incidents while possessing the ability to implement realistic corrective and preventive measures
  • Manage & maintain employee training records in conjunction with the Training Department
  • Create & develop content for the EHS intranet to include best practice policies & procedures
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary for the efficiency of the business

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Degree qualified, in an EHS discipline
  • 5 years’ experience in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Possess an Internal Auditing accreditation to include Integrated Management Systems (ISO 14000 and ISO 45001)
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of Irish Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and regulations
  • Preferably has qualifications in the following areas – Train the Trainer, First Aid, Manual Handling and DSE Assessor
  • Knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical and Construction industry essential
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to generate detailed monthly reports
  • Conscientious with a high attention to detail and an ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with fluent English