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HSE Engineer

  • Job reference: 931003
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HSE, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 22/05/2020


  • Positive leadership on HSE matters within the Site Project Teams and promote the adoption of best practice. To promote an enthusiastic HSE culture that delivers positive commitment to and engages all employees in continuous improvement in HSE performance.
  • To monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSE Management system and progress against HSE Performance Standards. To make recommendations for improvement as appropriate.
  • Act as a focal point to support the local Site Management Team in the implementation of the 3 P Plan.
  • Development, ownership and implementation of Projects HS procedures and arrangements.
  • To ensure that any statutory and legislative HSE requirements are implemented in their respective Site Team and report any non-compliances to the Construction Manager.
  • Ensure that compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) is achieved by assisting in the development of pre-construction information and construction phase health and safety plans and supporting the key duty holders' positions by auditing compliance.
  • Assist in the management process of contractors e.g. having input into: the selection of contractors, the review of contractor's method statements and risk assessments and monitoring of contractors when they commence work on site.
  • Develop project specific inductions and present the material as and when required.
  • Complete a monthly report on HSE performance identifying good practices and any deteriorating trends to the Construction Manager.
  • Ensure all accidents are entered into the CAP process and assist in the recording, reporting, investigation and production of any relevant OPEX material associated with the same.



  • HNC in a relevant technical discipline or equivalent.
  • Current qualification/knowledge of the CDM Regulations. Minimum NEBOSH General Certificate, Construction Certificate or NVQ Level 3. National Diploma desirable.
  • Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) desirable.
  • IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management.
  • Operational knowledge of current HSE legislation associated with project work.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to develop network and working relationships with other groups involved in project delivery.
  • Suitable relevant experience working as a HSE Professional in a project context. This needs to include experience working within a highly regulated, operational environment. Must be experienced in managing contractors and experience of accident investigation and reporting

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