Health & Safety Leads - Main Construction Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2308-33697

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Health & Safety Lead with 5+ years experience working with main contractors on large scale buildings construction projects

We have current requirements for H&S Officers to work on Dublin Centre construction projects.

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Sheila now for an informal chat on 017978720 or send your CV to for review.

Health & Safety Leads - Construction Contractor - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a leading Irish Contractor who undertake projects throughout Ireland in large scale construction.

They have successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Civil, Residential, Data Centres, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.

They are seeking EHS Leads for construction projects in Dublin centre

Implement the company’s health, safety, quality and environmental policy, procedures and management systems

Promote a positive Health and Safety culture on site with Site Management, Contractors and workers

Lead and promote continuous improvement in relation to all health, safety and environmental work practices on the site

Communicate with local authorities and any other external bodies relating to EHS

Ensure the duties of PSCS is being fulfilled

Identify areas of risk and develop risk assessments/measures to reduce and control

Monitor EHS compliance on site and to generate weekly inspections & reports

Host and lead safety meetings on site weekly

Develop, maintain and foster collaborative relationships with the wider project team

Influence and coach site team in the implementation of best practice EHS standards

Advising and assisting site management in drafting, reviewing and communicating Method Statements, Safe Plans of Action and Toolbox Talks

Manage training and compliance files and be able to conduct a training gap analysis

Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate)

Deliver Health and Safety induction programmes and managing the administration for new employees or sub-contractors working on site

Conduct regular inspections and site audits, reporting findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately

Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required

Compile incident investigation reports

Compile relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project

Promote the Company mission of being a healthy and incident and injury free workplace



Hold a relevant EHS Qualification

5+years’ experience in a similar role on construction projects

Experience working with a PSCS contractor

Excellent IT skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft suite

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Good time management and organisation skills

Ability and willingness to work on own initiative but also capable of working as part of a team

Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment

Ability to demonstrate building strong working relationships & stakeholder management

Full, clean driving licence is required


Salary €55K - €70K and negotiable dependent on experience


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a EHS Lead interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of EHS Lead Manager in Dublin and Ireland.

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