Safety, Health & Environment Advisor

West Midlands, Country, East Midlands
United Kingdom (UK)
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Built Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Health & Safety, Quality/Assurance, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE), Quality, Safety, Health & Environment
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Education Level:
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered, Flexible working and Benefits
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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Job Summary

As a SHE Advisor you will advise and support site managers and engineers on SHE at all stages of a construction project and support the business line by ensuring that systems and processes are implemented and followed meeting expectations both internally and externally.

The initial role is a site-based on one of the largest projects within the UK overseeing one of four packages (between Crewe and Birmingham) of works within the geological / geotechnical site investigation phase of the project. The aim of the SHE Team is to raise the standards of the Geological Investigation industry and set a new benchmark of best practice.

Job Duties:

  • Supporting SHE Director to normalize approach to project delivery across geotechnical, remediation, hydrogeology, ecology and archaeology disciplines in particular.

  • Provide SHE support to designated construction projects to ensure compliance with AECOM and legal requirements including CDM compliance, Safety in Design, SHE Plans, supply chain management, CPP, PCI, RAMS, and ensuring fulfilment of requirements in role as Principal Contractor.

  • Work with sub-contractor pre and post award to provide guidance, support and ensure adherence to AECOM and project requirements.

  • Provide advice, support and training in compliance with relevant (legal and company) SH&E requirements at all stages of a project.

  • Promote and act as role model in the development of a culture where all individuals and teams provide positive input into SH&E management in their workplace.

  • Provide SHE key performance indicator data for assigned projects through specialist metrics.

  • Report using (SHEQ Improvement Database, Industry Safe and Lifeguard) and investigate SHE incidents to ensure root causes are identified, and corrective actions are agreed and implemented to control risks and improve standards.

  • Conduct SH&E audits of projects and management systems and concisely assess levels of compliance with current company and legal requirements.

  • Develop and apply technical knowledge relevant to the specific SH&E risks associated with activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Under limited supervision, responsible for moderately complex technical work in a wide range of environmental, safety and health disciplines to achieve compliance with ES&H standards along with federal and state regulatory requirements.

  • Maintains current knowledge of specific government agency requirements.

  • Exhibits knowledge and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of their environmental specialty.

  • Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions.

  • Develops, implements and maintains safety and health programs, systems and procedures. Monitors and prevents hazards and diseases in the work area.

  • Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards in the workplace.

  • Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment to minimize hazards.

  • Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and assures the quality of programs.

  • Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice.

  • May act as a lead role for a team of ES&H specialists and/or support personnel.

  • May administer an ES&H program on a small or medium-sized project.

Preferred Qualifications

CMIOSH and relevant NEBOSH qualifications.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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