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Health and Safety Officer/Senior Engineer - PSDP

Dublin, Country: Ireland
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Our client is an Irish owned independent consultancy with offices throughout Ireland.

They continue to build and strengthen its planning and environmental services, engineering design and construction presence in the Irish market and specialise in the environment, energy, infrastructure and waste management sectors.

Our client is seeking to appoint a Health and Safety Officer/Senior Engineer who will work as an integral member of the Energy and Planning team in their Dublin office, aiding the expansion of the Energy and Planning business and working closely with fellow professionals.

The position will suit candidates with a minimum of 10 years of experience. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the renewable energy, waste management and civil infrastructure sectors.

Our clients has a broad spectrum of ongoing projects and can offer the successful candidate a clear path for career development.

Continual improvement of the company Health & Safety procedures in line with new legislation/regulations

Formulate policies and procedures if required

To act as Project Supervisor Design Phase (PSDP)

To act as Health & Safety Co-ordinator for the Design Process

Carry out Risk Assessments and prepare Preliminary Safety & Health Plans o Train all employees in health and safety procedures

Conduct frequent safety inspections and checks

Understand the importance of Personal Protective Equipment

Respond to any safety complaints and concerns raised by employees

Take responsibility for first aid and concerns raised by employees

Manage emergency procedures o Lead by example and promote health and safety culture.

Set deadlines

Assign responsibilities

Monitor and summarize progress of project

Project management of PSDP projects including:

Client management o Coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and scope o Oversee all aspects of projects (including project finances)

Health and Safety Manager/Senior Engineer

Set deadlines o Assign responsibilities and o Monitor and summarize progress of project.

Depending on qualifications this role may suit part-time/flexi working.


Minimum academic requirements: a HETAC (Higher Education and Training Awards Council) recognised level 8 degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, and Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction)

Achieved chartered status with Engineers Ireland or similar professional body

Chartered member of IOSH or willingness to become a Chartered member of IOSH is preferred

Minimum 10+ years post-graduate experience in the management of PSDP and HSC duties

Demonstrate ability to act as a competent PSDP within the meaning of the Safety, Health & Welfare Act 2005 and Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006

Experience in the preparation of Preliminary Safety & Health Plans

Experience in acting as the Health & Safety Co-ordinator for the Design Process

Experience in coordinating differing Designers i.e. Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, In-House designers, external designers etc

Excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills required

Key requirements include efficient work methods, functioning both as part of team and on own initiative, experience of project management

Minimum 5 years post-graduate experience in managing projects in any of the following areas: energy & planning, infrastructure, geotechnical, environmental, industrial, digital or waste and resource management.

Full Drivers Licence.


Competitive Salary based on experience, negotiable for the right candidate

Excellent Company Benefits, shorter Friday, medical benefits, CPD support


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Health and Safety Officer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat

JobContax do not send CVs to clients without candidate permission.

With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Health and Safety Officer in Dublin and Ireland

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual.


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