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SHEQ Advisor

M Group Services



£35000 - £45000/annum


Posted: 13/01/2022

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Morrison Water Services are currently looking for a forward thinking and self-motivated SHEQ Advisor to work on our Multi Utility Framework with HS2.

As the project SHEQ Advisor, you will be an important part of our SHEQ team, working together with the MWS delivery teams to ensure the safe delivery of all utility/service diversion works (Water, Gas, Electricity and telecom) across the West Midlands area.

The role will support operations with our client, Balfour Beatty - Vinci (BBV JV), for whom we are delivering multiple utility projects across the Midlands in a variety of different environments (from street works to green field work sites).

As the project SHEQ Advisor, your duties & responsibilities will be:

Advise MWS construction managers, team leaders and site operatives in the field of statutory health and safety requirements

Encourage the reporting of near misses through proactive engagement with operatives and supervisors.

Regularly inspect work locations and prepare and submit site inspections in a timely manner

Review and approve risk assessments and method statements

Verify that temporary works are implemented safely

Conduct investigations of incidents and accidents identifying root cause analysis and recommendations to prevent re-occurrence

Report incidents in line with MWS and our clients reporting systems & minimum requirements

Compile and submit monthly KPI reports within agreed timescales to the regional SHEQ manager

Deliver project inductions & undertake D&A testing (random & following incidents)

Ensure actions from investigations are acted upon and assist MWS operational teams in closing out actions in a timely manner

Assist MWS operation teams to deliver toolbox talks & safety briefings

Support Wellbeing Campaigns and deliver toolbox talks and briefings on subject matter

Assist in the identification of safety training needs for site-based personnel and bring these to the attention of the Regional SHEQ Manager

Co-operate with the Health and Safety Executive in connection with their site visits

Suggest, communicate and promote initiatives for accident prevention

Monitor compliance with both the MWS management systems and our clients SMS

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate

Computer literate with experience of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook

Appropriate Construction Skills Card (EUSR SHEA Gas/Power would be desirable)

Member of IOSH

Working knowledge of current UK Health and Safety legislation and best practice

Knowledge of street works and locating underground utilities/services

Knowledge of Temporary Works

Knowledge of environmental regulations

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports

Ability to evaluate safety practices, procedures, programmes, attitudes, and awareness and to recommend methods of improvement

Experience of delivering training modules (project inductions)

Knowledge of a variety of occupational health risk environments, such as confined spaces and utilities service avoidance

Ability to evaluate safe practices, procedures, programmes, attitudes and awareness and to recommend methods of improvement

Ability to maintain favourable public relations

Experience in delivering and implementing behaviour-based safety initiatives

What’s in it for you?

25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday

Annual bonus

Pension scheme

Private Health Care 

Life Assurance

Company car

Applicable training to carry out your role

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