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Health and Safety Manager/Senior Engineer

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Civil Infrastructure, Waste & Resource Management, Energy and Planning. See about us and our achievements on many innovative and challenging projects.

FT is looking to recruit a Health and Safety Manager/Senior Engineer who will work as an integral team member in our Dublin, Cork or Carlow offices. This position offers exposure to a broad range of areas within the Infrastructure, Waste, Environmental and Energy and Planning sectors of FT.  The employee can choose his/her main office base.

FT's Responsibilities

  • Health and Safety Management
    • 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
    • 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
    • Lead by example and promote health and safety culture.
  • Project management of PSDP projects including
    • Client management
    • Coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and scope
    • Oversee all aspects of projects (including project finances)
    • Set deadlines
    • Assign responsibilities and
    • Monitor and summarize progress of project.

Skills / Qualifications

  • 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 co-ordinating 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 an area of FT’s expertise as noted above. Please also see FT sectors
  • Full Drivers Licence

 

Please note that depending on qualifications this role may suit part-time/flexi working.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support.  FT is an equal opportunities employer, our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee well being through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CV’s are treated in the strictest confidence.  Please submit your application by e-mail to careers@ftco.ie or alternatively, by post to Fehily Timoney & Company, Core House, Pouladuff Road, Cork. 

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