QHSE Advisor

  • Competitive Day rate
  • Scotland Scotland Dunbar
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Onshore Wind
  • Power Generation, T&D
  • T&D
NESFircroft are working on behalf of an industry leading Power Cabling client who require CV’s for review in preparation to fulfil the role of Health and Safety Advisor UK on their high profile cabling project .

Candidate Scope

The role will be a full time site based role as the project becomes more established. The role will be available on a Contract basis. For the correct  candidate, the role will be based on a 12 month renewable contract based on the project in Dunbar, Scotland
The Advisor position will include departmental and project specific reporting lines, to support the project. The role will focus on giving Health and Safety advice for the onshore installation activities performed by the business and its supporting contractors. The ideal candidate will be expected to demonstrate proactiveness through regular participation in site safety tours, audits, and attendance at the site health safety meetings ensuring the business fulfil the role of Principal Contractor under the UK CDM Regulations.

Please not this role is inside IR35 (Umbrella and PAYE only) 

Project Scope includes;

  • Site Establishment
  • Site demarcation fencing
  • Access roads/entrances onto construction easement
  • Trial Holes (Joint bay positions)
  • Topsoil strip
  • Construct Haul Roads
  • Construct Road / Ditch Crossings
  • Proving pits and access to HDD entry/exit excavations
  • Duct proving & cleaning and any associated remedials
  • Joint bay excavation
  • Ducts recleaned immediately prior to cable installation
  • Cable installation (Power & Fibre)
  • Cable jointing, splicing and associated progressive testing
  • Reinstatement and demarcation fencing removed
  • Demobilisation
Candidate requirements
  • Nationally recognized certificate or equivalent in Health and Safety (NEBOSH, NVQ,NCRQ)
  • Hold a valid CSCS or CCNSG Card
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a Health and Safety Advisor role.
  • Hold an auditor qualification to ISO45001 Standard
  • Trained in accident incident investigation techniques inc root cause analysis
  • Have active Continual Professional Development as a Health and Safety professional
  • Hold IOSH Membership.
  • Previously held advisory positions on Renewable Energy, HVDC or Transmission Projects.
  • Competent and proficient onshore civil and energy construction projects.
  • Worked previously for a Principal Contractor under UK CDM Regulations.
  • Fully conversant in UK Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Proficient in ALARP Risk Management Principles
  • Comfortable writing project plans and procedures to manage health and safety.
  • Must be customer facing, feel comfortable managing tier contractors and previous managing a small team.
  • Must be proactive and self-motivated.
  • Ideally have previous Scottish Power / Iberdrola project experience.
  • Proficient in the English language and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have the right to work in the UK.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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