HSE Advisor, North


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Competitive plus benefits
Working Hours:
Closing Date:
Job Functions:
Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)
Region / Division:
Land & Natural Resources
Business Unit:
Corporate Functions

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an HSE Advisor (North) to join our friendly team based in the North to cover several sites across the UK North area.

You will support, advise and review HS&E practices at a site level within the region to prevent incidents, injury, operational losses and occupational health problems. Provide constructive feedback from a site perspective to both Regional line management and HSE Line manager. Play a key role as part of the HS&E team to help develop and deliver the region’s HSE Strategy.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

You will a wide range of responsibilities including:

  • Review local working practices and provide feedback to BU/ local line management to influence and support business HSE Strategy
  • Undertake inspections/audits of site/units to ensure consistent application of internal Standards and legislative requirements
  • Produce regional reports with suggested recommendations and trend data
  • Support the HSE Manager with the communication and role out of new Standards and procedures
  • Safe installation of equipment – HS&E requirements for new equipment (capital spend review and project undertaking)
  • Advise and support on specialist areas e.g. fire regulations, COSHH, noise, occupational diseases etc
  • Challenge and support BU line management to ensure incident investigations are thorough and get to root cause
  • Represent the business with respect to external organisations as required
  • Participate and support safety or consultative committees within the business/region
  • Identify significant HSE impacts and help set-up appropriate controls
  • Responsible for the delivery of the HS&E Management Systems within the region
  • Review HSE and incident statistics to identify trends and areas for improvement
  • Develop and implement HS&E campaigns and continuous improvement plans in agreement with the HSE Manager
  • Support site management teams to ensure compliance with all requirements stipulated in the Environmental Management System
  • Providing input into pre-qualification, tender and Environmental award submissions
  • Provide expert guidance, monitor and investigate following environmental incidents ensuring appropriate actions are taken
  • Strong working rapport with unit management and operators – respected and with credible challenge as required
  • Effective local understanding of company Standards
  • Timely production of strong and consistent reports

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will show many qualities including:

  • Experience of similar role/level within a relevant sector(s)
  • Relationship building with the wider operations team
  • Analytical strength to recognise performance trends
  • Clear and effective communicator at all levels internally and externally
  • Experience of applying processes that are tailored to business need e.g. incident investigation and risk mitigation
  • Clear understanding and belief in behavioural based safety and visible felt leadership
  • Continuous improvement
  • Coaching and developing people
  • Communication
  • See the bigger picture/no parochial outlook
  • Confidence and strong analytical skills.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

At Tarmac we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities where we operate. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Tarmac as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. We are committed to support part-time and flexible working and believe getting the balance right is critical to personal and professional success.