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SHEQ Advisor

Job Reference tarmac/TP/39940/4877

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£competitive salary + benefits + Company Car / Car Allowance
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St Austell
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Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)
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Job Introduction

Are you a SHEQ Advisor looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you, then please read on as we may just have the role for you…… 

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives. 

We are currently looking for a “Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality” SHEQ Advisor to join our Team in St Austell. Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Truro, Falmouth, Redruth, Newquay, Padstow, Bodmin, Looe, Liskeard, Plymouth, Okehampton, Barnstaple, Exeter, Torquay, Paignton, Dartmouth, Tavistock and the surrounding areas. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. 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

Reporting to the SHEQ Manager, the SHEQ Advisor will support, advise and review SHEQ practices at a site level within any allocated region to provide Health & Safety advice & support to project and operational management teams to prevent incidents, injury, damage, operational losses, environmental issues, quality and occupational health problems from occurring. 

As a SHEQ Advisor, you will be accountable for the following (not exhaustive) 

  • Reviewing local working practices, engaging with project and operational management teams and provide feedback to BU/local line management to influence and support business SHEQ Strategy  

  • Undertaking inspections/audits of sites/units to ensure consistent application of business standards and ensure other applicable industry standards and legislative requirements are complied with  

  • Supporting Project & Operational Teams with incident investigation and reporting process, including liaison with Client Representatives and Regulator bodies as directed by the SHEQ Manager   

  • Providing specialist advice, support and recommendations on all area of SHEQ support and BU line management to ensure incidents are reported and investigated as required 

  • Identify significant SHEQ impacts and help set-up appropriate control measures 

  • Supporting the delivery of the SHEQ Management Systems within the region  

  • Reviewing HSE and incident statistics to identify trends and areas for improvement  

  • Developing and implementing SHEQ campaigns and continual improvement plans in agreement with the SHEQ Management team  

  • Working in an integrated and collaborative way with the wider SHEQ team to deliver the full support offer to the site and operational teams 

For this role you will need to hold a FULL UK Car Driving Licence with no more than 6 Penalty Points as we provide a car / car allowance with the role 

The Ideal Candidate

The successful SHEQ Advisor should be someone who has experience in a similar role and be in receipt of the following: 

  • Relationship building with the wider operations team and Client SHEQ Teams  

  • Experience of applying processes that are tailored to business needs e.g., incident investigation and risk mitigation  

  • Good communication and influencing skills suitable for engaging with all levels within the business and external influences.  

  • A sound understanding of SHEQ requirements, with experience of influencing staff at all levels  

  • An understanding of continual improvement and SHEQ performance measurement, evaluation & improvement  

  • Knowledge and experience of statutory legislation, regulations and applicable industry standards and best practice  

Why Us

In the role of SHEQ Advisor, we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:  

  • 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 

  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause 

  • Training and development opportunities 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

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