SHEQ Advisor

NORPOWER is an overhead line business through which VINCI Energies undertakes its Transmission & Distribution activities. NORPOWER specialise in the design, supply, installation, maintenance, and commissioning of electrical infrastructures for a varied range of electricity utility companies and renewable energy developers throughout the UK and Ireland. We are currently seeking a suitably qualified SHEQ Advisor with excellent interpersonal skills to work on our project sites throughout the UK, particularly in the North of Scotland, including the Northern and Western isles.

A Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Advisor is required to be responsible for co-ordinating, promoting and advising on all SHEQ matters, covering a range of projects, ensuring that the highest standards of operational safety are maintained at all times.

Reporting to the SHEQ Manager, duties will include, but are not limited to:

· Act as a role model in the approach to all safety, health, environment and quality-related matters, thereby supporting the business in developing the culture within the project teams.

· Participate and promote relevant Safety campaigns/initiatives.

· Carry out workplace inspections and ensure actions are closed out

· Carry out incident/accident investigation and SHEQ inspections/audits.

· Assist in the collection, monitoring and distribution of relevant Safety, Health, Environment and Quality information and accident statistics for internal and external reporting

· Assist in training relating to NorPower and client Safety procedures and practices.

· Represent NorPower at SHEQ meetings and other events.

· Develop and compile Construction Phase Plans & Health and Safety Files, Quality Plans, review Pre-Construction Information.

· Assist with the development and compilation of Risk Assessments and Method Statements for NorPower operations.

· Assist the project teams in reviewing sub-contractor Risk Assessments and Method Statement

· Ensure project compliance with CDM 2015

· Assist with the SHEQ support of project PQQs and tendering activities

The post requires a considerable degree of commitment, flexibility and adaptability to achieve business objectives, meet client expectations and work deadlines within a demanding business. The jobholder will also be encouraged to develop within the role, taking on additional responsibilities and duties.

It is essential that the jobholder is a focused self-starter with the enthusiasm, motivation and initiative to succeed in this role.

The jobholder must possess:

· A sound working knowledge of all relevant health and safety legislation, regulations and guidance (and their impact on day to day operational activities), gained from a role within a utility / contracting environment.

· A NEBOSH general/construction certificate

· IOSH Environmental training – or equivalent

· Experience in compiling project SHEQ plans and documentation

· Experience in managing compliance with CDM 2015

· Strong IT Skills with the ability to utilise Microsoft Office package.

· Evidence of good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence others at both an operational and management level.

· A full clean driving license

· Knowledge of electrical networks and associated plant and equipment, gained from previous relevant experience.

· Experience in the transmission/distribution electricity industry and knowledge of transmission network construction.

· Experience of interfacing with external customers to ensure our employees adhere to their safety procedures, policies, and work practices to the full satisfaction of the client company.

· A sound working knowledge in the application and monitoring of, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.

· HND / Degree in a relevant discipline and / or additional safety related qualifications or membership of relevant professional body.

This role will be based in Muir Of Ord, but the successful candidate must be willing to travel to meet project and business requirements. A competitive salary and benefits package will apply.

NorPower is an equal opportunities employer

Please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@norpower.co.uk