• Graduate SHE Advisor

    Posted Date 5 days ago(02/12/2019 15:25)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain have been contracted for the design and build of a facility near Reading.  The scope of works for this project will include Programme Management, Construction, Building Services (M&E), Instrumentation and Control Systems and various external works.


    Potential candidates for this role must be able to obtain and retain Security Clearance to be able to be considered.

    What will I be doing?

    • Understand the Company Health & Safety and Environmental Policies and Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company’s operations and ensure that the requirements are implemented.
    • Assist in providing advice on the practical implementation of the company’s SHE policies and processes
    • Assist SHE manager or delegate and Contract Management in understanding of stakeholders (internal and external) aims, priorities and risks with regards to SHE
    • Assist with the development of Health, Safety and Environmental Management plans if applicable and coordination of review
    • Assist in providing operational and functional management with advice on the prevention of accidents, incidents and ill health,
    • Provide advice and guidance for obtaining legal consents, licenses and exemptions such as discharge consents, abstraction licenses and waste management licenses as and when required and as directed.
    • Assist the SHE Manager and other members of the SHE team, in key tasks to assist in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System.
    • Assist SHE Manager, or delegate and Contract Management in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, HSE, EA, and others as required and directed
    • Assist with and undertake SHE Advisory Visit, Inspections and Audits where required of operational sites. Participate, as requested in “Company” Group SHE audits.
    • Research Safety, Health and Environmental Issues and best practices as directed by the SHE Manager or delegate
    • Provide support to the Bid management team with regards to marketing, tenders and pre-qualification information
    • When directed, assist with the preparation of SHE risk assessments and Method Statements
    • Assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of SHE performance as directed
    • Assist in the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed.
    • Assist in the preparation and implementation of SHE training/briefings, as directed.
    • Actively promote the company ‘BE SAFE’, ‘BE HEALTHY’ and ‘SAVE IT’ messages in addition to the implementation of best practice principles across the business and to include stakeholders such as the supply chain.
    • Promote best practice, capture best practice and ensure it is fed-back into the business
    • Set standards and lead by example in the management of SHE
    • Liaise with the other members of the SHE Team and the wider organisation with regards to SHE
    • Maintain own level of knowledge and competency in relations to SHE Management and responsibilities including appropriate qualifications and professional membership

    About you

    • Bsc in Health & Safety Management Or Health, Safety and Environment Management Or Environment Management Or equivalent
    • Under graduate study or equivalent diploma that gains IOSH Technical Safety Practitioner Status or Graduate IEMA

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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