Health and Safety Officer - Construction

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2002-22188

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Construction H&S Officer with 3+ years experience with main building contractors on large scale projects?

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Health & Safety Officer - Construction - Dundalk - Louth


Our client provides a wide range of services to the steel construction industry, including projects where clients request value engineering for their structural steel work. 

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with good knowledge of health and safety operating systems and legislation. 

This role will support setting company policies, translate those policies into working processes and ensure all legislative, corporate and industry requirements are met.

Managing Health and Safety daily for both direct employees and sub-contractors.

Ensure that all Health and Safety safe operating procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and reviewed, updated and communicated to all employees.

Attend Whiteboard meetings

Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and activities taking place.

Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and activities taking place

Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, and daily/ weekly inspections are being carried out

Conduct risk assessments, review and update existing risk assessments

Deliver inductions and other trainings if required

Liaise with the company safety team to continuously improve the company safety system

Support any investigations into near misses, accidents, identify root causes and implement changes to prevent recurrences

Generate monthly performance reports on EHS's KPI’s.

Maintain a watch on all EHS legislation changes and assess implications for the company

Carry out safety inspections and audits as necessary.

Ensure all contractors are managed according to The Client EHS requirements

Check and sign off SPA’s daily - amend occasionally to include additional tasks

Site inductions when required

Attend weekly safety meetings and look ahead meetings on site

Safety walk with Client and review findings on site

Weekly site audits

Populate plant register- check new machinery when it arrives on site- ensure GA1’s are valid and in date; ensure check sheet is available for operative, and

complete paperwork.

Staff supervision

Weekly Safety Report to be issued weekly

Ensure all GA certs and statutory documents are up to date.

Toolbox talks- as frequently as needed.

Risk Assessments, Method Statements, review RAMS issued by sub-contractors.

Updating of H&S documents


Occupational Health and Safety Degree or similar.

At least 3 years EHS officer experience with good knowledge of H&S Legislation

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Good IT skills including Microsoft office

Experience in the manufacturing/Construction industry – previous experience with Structural Steel would be a distinct advantage

Experience of carrying out audits

Manual Handling/ Abrasive Wheel train the trainer

Previous Lean experience


Salary €55K-€65K DOE, transport, phone & laptop provided


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Construction Health & Safety professional interested in roles based in Louth, 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 Louth and Ireland.

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual.  


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