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Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS)

  • Sector: Energy – Operations
  • Location: Multiple roles Ireland/ Mainland Europe/ Nordics region, Permanent, Full time.
  • Attractive salary

Who We Are

Skanstec is a specialist engineering company delivering infrastructural projects within the energy and telecommunications sector. Our expert team is renowned for consistently providing flexible and tailored engineering solutions in a marketplace that sees the convergence between clean energy & connectivity for a smarter, more sustainable society for future generations.

Our Values

The Skanstec culture is built upon sustainability. A core value in our business is CARE. We care for ourselves, the people we work with, the community, and the environment. We are passionate about sustainability and inspire excellence in our people – we own our words and our commitments. We help our partners and clients achieve their sustainability objectives and goals.

The Role

As an EHS Specialist, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of environmental, health, and safety programs within the company. You will develop and implement safety policies, conduct regular audits and inspections, ensure compliance with regulatory standards, and promote a culture of safety and sustainability. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, extensive knowledge of EHS regulations and practices, and the ability to effectively communicate and train employees.

Role Requirements

  • Higher Diploma or Degree qualification in Environmental, Health & Safety.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role in the construction industry in Ireland/UK/Europe.
  • Flexibility in working patterns where necessary.
  • Frequent travel nationally and overseas.
  • Ability to efficiently manage all environmental, health and safety issues on site.
  • Strong communication & computer skills.
  •  Ability to work on own initiative and possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  •  Close attention to detail.
  •  Good team-working skills.
  • Strong time management, attention to detail and communication skills are essential to this role, as well as computer literacy and the ability to prepare reports and administer the necessary paperwork.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence to the project & Skanstec Safety Management system.
  •  Adherence to relevant national and regional Environmental, Health & Safety statutory legislation.
  • Coordination in the development of task specific Method statements, risk assessments, safe plan of action,
  •  permit to work.
  • Good Safety Practices are managed & maintained.
  • Ongoing C.O.S.H.H assessments, control of hazardous substances.
  •  Ensuring that safety interventions are completed & registered.
  • Carry out regular site audits and inspection, document results and follow up on any corrective actions.
  • Maintain records of statutory inspections are available for project activities, tool, and plant.
  •  Adopt a Proactive approach to project EHS requirements.
  • Ability to work either independently or as part of a team.
  • Provide Safety input to site management & at site EHS forums.
  • Ensure project sub-contractors adhere to project & group EHS policies & procedures.
  • Compile & carry out Toolbox talks, as necessary.
  • Assist or carry out accident investigation reports in a timely manner.
  •  Up to date documentation is included with the Safety File.
  • Any other duties associated with this role.
  • Provide EHS training and education to employees at all levels of the organisation. Develop training materials, conduct training sessions, and track employee participation to ensure that all staff are adequately trained on EHS procedures and practices.
  •  Incident Investigation and Reporting
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  •  Policy and Procedure DevelopmentImplement and enforce safety protocols to maintain a safe working environment for all personnel.
  • Monitor construction progress and ensure adherence to project timelines and milestones.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure quality standards are met and identify any potential issues or risks.
  • Manage and resolve conflicts or disputes that may arise during construction.
  • Prepare and submit regular progress reports to stakeholders, including clients, management, and regulatory authorities.
  • Control project costs by monitoring expenses, reviewing contracts, and identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Collaborate with project managers and other stakeholders to develop and implement project plans and strategies.
  • Provide leadership and direction to on-site personnel, including foremen, laborers, and subcontractors.

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