Trainee Safety Officer

Overview:

Gaeltec Utilities Ltd wishes to recruit a motivated and energetic professional wishing to expand their professional development and seek an exciting opportunity within a growing business operating in the Energy and Renewable Market.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will join an experienced international team of multi-disciplinary experts to deliver an important Project in the Dublin Area. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the H&S function on a busy construction project. The successful candidate will become a key member of the team reporting directly to the Senior Project Health & Safety Officer.

The Safety Administrator will be required to take ownership of safety related tasks, as assigned by the Senior Safety Officer and Project Manager, and deliver on these tasks within agreed time frames:

Assist in Implementing and Managing a safety management system on site:

  • Maintain Risk assessments for work areas and assist in developing Method Statements.
  • Screen contractors, their documents, including training records, plant records and similar
  • Schedule safety inductions and provide support and assistance to colleagues, subcontractor personnel and other third parties.
  • Maintain records of site safety inspections, audits, incidents, near miss and good catch as required and assist management personnel with appropriate action plans.
  • Conduct regular reviews on corrective actions arising from incidents.

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications

Desirable Skills:

  • Recent H&S Qualification
  • Experience in the construction industry

Safety Officer

Overview:

Gaeltec Utilities Ltd wishes to recruit a motivated and energetic professional wishing to expand their professional development and seek an exciting opportunity within a growing business operating in the Energy and Renewables Market.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will join an experienced international team of multi-disciplinary experts to deliver several contracts. Operating Nationwide, the successful candidate will be responsible for the H&S function on a number of OHL construction projects and sites. The successful candidate will become a key member involved in numerous projects nationwide reporting directly to the Health & Safety Manager.

This role will include the following key activities:

The Safety Officer will be required to take ownership of safety related tasks, as assigned by the Safety Manager and Project Manager, and deliver on these tasks within agreed time frames.

  • Ensure the management and coordination of safety throughout all phases of the Projects, from Engineering, to the Procurement and Construction.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders in project implementation to achieve project and company goals.
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety and Construction Regulations and Prepare necessary project reports
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider teams, objectives.
  • Develop and assist with compilation of Work Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Promote Safety Culture
  • Attend Monthly Progress Meetings
  • Attend Supervisor Team Briefings – Promote a Safety Culture amongst the team
  • Support the Project Managers generally on health and safety matters as required
  • Accident / Incident Investigations
  • Site Audits to monitor compliance with legislative, process and safety standard requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant third level Qualification in Health & Safety
  • A minimum of 3 years proven construction site work experience
  • Must have previously worked on construction sites in a Safety Officer Role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Full Drivers Licence