Site Health and Safety Manager

36000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual + car allowance
22 Mar 2021
19 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Site based H&S Managers x 5

Location: Must be Midlands based - Office is in Staffordshire however you will be based on sites UK wide and must be willing to travel to these and possibly to Europe.

Salary: GBP38,000 + GBP200pm car allowance + package

experience: CDM / Site H&S / Fit-out

Summary duties:

Working within the company Solutions framework of the ISO45001 Safety Management System, to manage site construction and installation activities on client's industrial premises under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, and to represent the company as the 'Principal Contractor'.

To represent the business as a professional organisation at all times, to the client, co-workers, and contractor/ supplier personnel, and the public at large.
To comply with the letter and the spirit of safe systems of work compiled for the site activity, with the company quality management system, safety management system, and relevant laws and regulations.
When unable to achieve a satisfactory outcome in terms of safety, health and welfare, to elevate the matter within the management structure of the project and/or company line management, rather than allowing the matter not to be addressed.
Particular duties to undertake the CDM Principal Contractor role

Plan, manage and monitor construction phase in liaison with contractor/s and client personnel.
Prepare, develop and implement a written plan and site rules (Construction stage H&S Plan). The initial Plan must be completed before the construction phase begins.
Give contractors relevant parts of the plan, and ensure there is a good understanding to achieve safe outcomes.
Make sure suitable welfare facilities are provided from the start and maintained throughout the construction phase.
Check competence of all workers when undertaking work at site, and collect evidence.
Ensure all plant and equipment used on site has been checked according to the particular frequency demanded, and that evidence of the inspection is available upon request.
Construct a site induction pack, ensure all workers have site inductions and any further information and training needed for the work, and an induction register is maintained.
Consult with the workers on site, and lead H&S tool box talks, daily briefings, weekly H&S meetings.
Review Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS) and issue Permit To Work documents as required (dependent upon having the competence to do so).
Undertake regular site safety tours, observing the working methods, tidiness of the workplace (and hygiene), compliance with the RAMS, compliance with the site rules for contractors.
Maintain a live site diary of notable activities.
Liaise with the project engineering team regarding the sequence and programme of the works, and communicate this with the contractors.
Liaise with the Principal Designer regarding on-going design.
Ensure that the construction site areas are secured when not occupied.
Co-operate with others and co-ordinate work so as to ensure the health and safety of construction workers and others who may be affected by the work.
Report damage, injuries, obvious risks, near misses and other adverse events, provide follow-up investigation support, and maintain an accident book. Near Miss and Accident Reports must be copied to the company H&S Manager in the office within 24-hours.
Administer the company Red/Yellow/Green card system at site.
Administer first aid (if suitably qualified), or direct first aid resources on site.
Hours of work

The normal working hours will be dictated by the individual site / project requirements, and may alter dependent upon the activities.
The working hours though are typically between 10 and 12 hours per day, and many sites work a shift rota with other H&S Site Managers, covering the site works 7-days per week. Night-working may be required for periods of time, again working in shifts, to achieve 24-hour working when demanded by the projects.
On occasion weekends and Bank Holidays are also worked.
European travel may be needed, so must have a valid passport.

A higher level of computer literacy, with skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and hardware / peripheral connectivity.
Ability to write short reports, minutes of meeting etc.
Good inter-personal skills

Qualifications (minimum)

NEBOSH General/Construction H&S Certificate
5 years in-post experience as a H&S Site Manager
Qualifications (preference)

SMSTS course completed, and in date
CSCS card - supervisor level/PQP/Manager
First Aid At Work certificate
PASMA and IPAF Managers certificates
Engineering qualification (HNC / HND etc).

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