EHS Officer

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client are a market leader in the energy industry in Ireland and Northern Ireland, and are seeking an experienced EHS Officer to join the team during a time of exciting growth and expansion into the renewable energy space.

Reporting into the Technical Director, the EHS Officer will have responsibility for managing the EHS programme across the renewables development and construction sites in compliance with company management systems.

The Role

Duties and responsibilities of the EHS Officer will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to EHS and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting
  • Implementation of comprehensive EHS policies, procedures, safety rules
  • Ensuring legal compliance with HSA & HSE regulations by regular review of HSE Management System
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Keeping up to date with all aspects of relevant HSE legislation
  • Ensuring a sustained culture of Health and Safety is embedded across our team
  • Carrying out risk assessments across the sites and consider how risks could be reduced
  • Carrying out routine inspections and site audits and ensure all corrective actions are tracked and completed in a timely manner
  • Recording incidents and accidents and producing reports and statistics to best industry practice
  • Working with internal teams and external consultants as necessary to maintain the company's ISO 140001 & ISO 45001 accreditations

The Person

You will have skills and experience in the following:

  • Must possess a third level qualification in Occupational H&S, BSc. in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent
  • Grad/Tech IOSH membership
  • Proven experience in a Health & Safety role with experience in construction projects
  • Demonstrable experience of carrying out risk assessments and conducting site audits
  • Demonstrable experience of EHS reporting
  • Experience in the management of construction contractors in relation to health & safety practices and reporting
  • Experience of working in Renewables industry construction projects is desirable

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.


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