Health & Safety Officer - Construction Contractor - Meath

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2307-33520

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Health & Safety Officer with 2+ years experience working with contractors on construction projects?

We have current requirements for H&S Officers to work on residential development construction sites in Meath/Kildare/Dublin

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 Officer - Construction Contractor - Meath

Job Description

Our client is a well-established contractor with a proven track record in the successful completion of a wide variety of projects. 

They are seeking a Health & Safety Officer to join their expanding team to oversee residential construction project sites in Meath/Kildare/Dublin 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently and within a team, have strong communication skills, and have strong leadership qualities. 

For an ambitious candidate this is an ideal opportunity for career development in a growing organisation.

Provide support & advice to colleagues, subcontractor personnel and other third parties.

Ensure all H&S policies are fully implemented on site.

Check to ensure detailed methodologies are in place to cover all works and to include risk assessments and method statements.

Ensure the delivery of health and safety inductions for all new employees, check all relevant training is in place and recorded on site.

Preparation of site paperwork including Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments, Inductions and Toolbox Talks

Conduct regular inspections as directed in the Safety Management system.

Ensure all plant and equipment inspections are up to date in compliance with legal obligations.

Communicate to site management in order to close out issues

Carrying out formal site inspections and audits and conduct regular reviews on any corrective action identified.

Promote continuous improvement.

Deliver Toolbox talks. Consult with staff on RAMS briefings, lessons learned from audits or investigations, inform staff on permitting requirements and any other H&S information requirements. 

Compiling, updating and communication of site Emergency Plans

Ensure proper reporting of all accidents, incidents and near misses on site and assist with the investigation and implementation of corrective action to close out on same.

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

Provide a proactive approach to problem solving and to the various aspects of day-to-day health, safety and environmental management.


A relevant recognised EHS qualification

2+ years' experience in construction safety

Excellent organisational skills to include report writing and records maintenance.

Excellent reporting skills and proficiency in Word, Excel and reporting software

Excellent interpersonal and report writing skills

Extensive knowledge of Irish health and safety legislation

Ability to work well in a team

Flexible to travel to sites based in Meath, Kildare & Dublin

Clean Drivers License


Competitive Salary Package dependent on candidates experience, company vehicle or vehicle allowance, fuel card, laptop & phone, pension plan.


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a H&S Officer interested in roles based in Meath, 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 H&S Officer in Meath and Ireland.

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