Health and Safety Officer - Construction Main Contractor

Location: Ireland

EUR 35,000 - 55,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2002-22184

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Construction Safety Officer with 2+ years experience working with main building contractors?

Would you like to work with a leading contractor on new build commercial and office block projects in Dublin and the surrounding region?

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 Main Contractor - Dublin


Our client is a leading Irish Contractor with projects throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. 

They have successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.

Job Description

The Safety Officer reports directly to the Health & Safety Manager and is responsible for advising on overall compliance in maters of Health & Safety in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions. 

The Safety Officer must lead by example and serve as a role model in mobilising the team and ensuring the highest standards of health & Safety are adopted throughout. 

While other duties may be required by Site Management from time to time, this must in no way detract from primary duties.


Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System

Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment

Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority;

Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or contractors working on site

Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required for Employees

Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc;

Serving as an employer representative as Site meetings

Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for employer and Sub-Contractors personnel

Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement sand required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required; 

Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;

Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans

Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping Group Safety Officer updated;

Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that al relevant Certs are updated;

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


Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential

Min 2+ years experience in the construction industry

Previous experience managing safety on construction sites

Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills


€35K-€55K Negotiable dependant on experience

Full time permanent staff role with great career prospects


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Construction Health & Safety professional interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +35317978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Construction Health & Safety staff in Dublin and Ireland.

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