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Role: Safety Officer

Location: Leinster

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Our client is a privately owned company with over 30 years' experience in the construction industry that provides building services in the commercial, industrial, education, conservation, sports, leisure, and residential sectors.

Our client is fully committed in delivering the highest standards of Health & Safety as evidenced through their "A" Grade Safe T Cert Safety Management System and ISO 9001 QMS.


Recruiting for a full time permanent experienced safety officer to oversee commercial projects in the Leinster region. The successful candidate would act as the chief health and safety officer and provide oversight for 3 / 4 commercial projects in the region of €4m - €7m. The successful candidate would work with company management to ensure overall compliance in matters in Health & Safety and to ensure the highest standards of Health & Safety are adopted onsite.

Key responsibilities

 Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out site inspections.

 Ensuring that a record of statutory inspections is kept for all activities and plant equipment.

 Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority.

 Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new on-site employees / contractors.

 Organising and chairing site safety meetings.

 Reviewing sub-contractors' safety statements and safety compliance.

 Assisting site management in drafting and communicating method statements.

 Maintaining and communicating site emergency plans.

 Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications.

 Ensuring First Aid is available and that all necessary supplies and certificates are maintained.

 Pursuing improvements in Health & Safety standards and safety management systems.


 Diploma or Degree

 Health and Safety Cert

 Previous on-site safety officer experience

 Good written and verbal communication skills

 Experience in the construction industry

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in Ireland. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more call us on 0830104097 in complete confidence.