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Health and Safety Officer

  • Reports to:             SHEQ Manager
  • Location:                Naas, Co Kildare & Nationwide
  • Division:                Power Utilities
  • Salary:                    35-40k €


Support the H&S Manager in the implementation of the Company SHEQ systems to ensure best practice and champion a ‘safety’ culture within the business

Need to Do

  • Ensure compliance to KTL Safety system, clients and relevant Environmental, Health & Safety statutory provisions & legislation
  • Carry out regular site audits and inspection, document results and follow up on any corrective actions on telecom sites and/or power construction sites
  • Maintenance and monitoring of all site Health & Safety records 
  • Plan and deliver training including company induction and as required toolbox talks
  • Identify training needs and complete training schedule as required
  • Preparation and updating of site specific risk assessments and other site specific safety documentation as required
  • Co-ordinate accident or incident investigations with the site project manager sharing key information with the Customer and management team in a timely manner
  • Ordering PPE and other safety equipment as needed following company procedure, while staying within allocated budget
  • Responsible for driving a safety first culture in the company through coordination with operations
  • Liaise with client counterparts and attend client meetings as required
  • Deliver on H&S KPIs as communicated by the client and the company
  • Coordinate and steer the Safety Rep committee
  • Co-ordination of safety promotion campaigns/Fire procedures and issue of regular safety alert

Need to Have

  • Degree in Occupation Health and Safety 
  • Certification as a manual handling instructor a distinct advantage
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role and experience in dealing with HSA and other external regulatory bodies desirable
  • Experience in a telecoms/power utility environment an advantage
  • Expert in field of health and safety
  • Excellent understanding of best practice in industry

Need to Be

  • Expert in field and able to distil best practice across the company
  • Passionate about the need to deliver health and safety/environmental compliance
  • Able to engage with and influence the key stakeholders of the business
  • Strong communicator (verbal and written)
  • Results driven leader with proven ability in processes improvement
  • Self-starter who can operate effectively in a dynamic and fast paced organization
  • Provides direction and guidance to project managers and crew leaders across projects


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