Safety Advisor – Power – Dublin

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Safety Advisor – Northwest Dublin – Power Industry – Renewable Energy Sector
One of Ireland’s leading renewable energy companies has an exceptional opportunity to work as a Safety Advisor at a Power Station in Northwest Dublin. Reporting to the Health and Safety Officer, the Health and Safety Advisor will co-ordinate, support and advise on all aspects with regards to Health and Safety at the Power Station.
This key role will implement and monitor safe working practices and procedures in accordance with legislation, establish, manage, and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety are adhered to. This employer has an impressive portfolio of completed and ongoing work on landmark projects throughout Ireland.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.
  • Maintain and monitor existing safe systems of work and introduce improvements where necessary.
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety and welfare at work legislation and communicate and/or recommend relevant changes to the business.
  • Maintain Health & Safety induction programmes for contractors and employees and ensure all other H&S training is kept up to date.
  • Update and monitor the Health and Safety management system for the project.
  • Ensure that job specific Health and Safety plans, risk assessments and method statements are prepared and reviewed for all planned work.
  • Ensure that all incidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented.
  • Carry out risk assessments, routine inspections and site audits as required.
  • Ensure that all accidents and near misses are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable corrective measures are put in place.
  • Act as primary contact for external Health and Safety agencies such as the HSA
  • Develop power station health and safety plans for maintenance shutdowns, and act as the H&S expert for the duration of any outages.
  • Ad hoc projects as they arise.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Proven experience of working to, adhering to and promoting Health and Safety policies and practices in a power station environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of carrying out risk assessments and conducting H&S audits.
  • Proven experience of dealing with external contractors and regulatory bodies.
  • At least 2 years recent and relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Possess or be working to a third level qualification in Occupational H&S, a NEBOSH general certificate standard or equivalent.

Benefits & Next Steps:

  • You will have a variety of development opportunities available including internal L&D courses, mentoring, external networking, year-round learning and support for professional subscriptions
  • Annual Bonus scheme
  • Wellbeing programmes

For further information on this unique opportunity contact Regina Fitzpatrick on 087 214 0636 or email your CV in Word format to regina.fitzpatrick@dbsearch.ie. Applicants must be living in commutable distance to Northwest Dublin and have full working rights.