Health and Safety Consultant / Principle Designer

Job Title: Health and Safety Consultant / Principle Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Reference: J893529_1509614173
Contact Name: Rebecca Roberts
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2017 09:16

Job Description

The Role

My client has the opportunity to recruit an additional Health and Safety Consultant in their Liverpool office to support the growth of the business in the North West area. You will contribute to and be responsible for the delivery of Health and Safety services, on a range of projects across a variety sectors including housing, education and commercial projects. You will have the ability to manage multiple projects, have an understanding of key hazards typical to building and construction projects and be able to work as an individual and as part of a wider team. You must be able to work with both internal and external project stakeholders to ensure Health and Safety issues are properly addressed and managed during the project lifecycle. The role requires an in depth understanding of design and construction processes and the ability to communicate effectively. You will have a clear understanding of the legal requirements of the CDM Regulations. In particular the role will require you to:

  • Make Clients aware of their duties *Where Ridge is appointed Health and Safety Consultant you would be the point of contact, to ensure the duties are fulfilled in accordance with statutory regulatory requirements, approved code of practice and industry advice. *Liaise with Designers to compile a Design Risk Management schedule. *Collate Pre Construction Information and identify how any information gaps will be resolved. *Carry out H&S specific design reviews throughout the design and construction phases of a project *Promote and manage clear communication between project duty holders with respect to coordination of outputs and management of health and safety issues at all project stages *Prepare and issue the project specific Health and Safety File on completion *Support Ridge designers and project managers with specialist CDM advice. Your skills, knowledge and experience -
  • Health and Safety Professional (e.g. Registered Membership of APS or ICE H&S Register) *Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a construction related subject with at least 3 years post qualification experience *A thorough knowledge of CDM2015 and associated codes of practice (L144) and general industry guidance *Experience in Design Risk Management *Experience in construction projects *Experience working in a consulting environment. *Previous experience in delivering on multi-discipline projects *Knowledge of other construction related health and safety regulations. *Good communications skills, both written and oral. *Understanding of common construction techniques *Effective self-management and time management.

Key interfaces: *Construction clients. *Architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers. *Contractors - site management, construction managers, project managers, design managers. *Health and Safety Executive employees. *Health and safety managers. *Other third parties. My client invest heavily in their biggest assets........the people. And as you will find out from day one in your career, you will be handsomely rewarded: *25 days holiday and study leave *Company car or car allowance *Private Healthcare *Subscription, assessment and membership fees for relevant professional bodies *Life Assurance *Highly competitive salary

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