2779 – Regional SHEQ Advisor

Potters Bar / River Road / Site

Role Description

To assist in the management in the health, safety, quality and environmental matters within JSM Group Gas Division through the provision of professional advice and solutions, ensuring compliance with legislation and best practice.  This role will involve weekend, night working, travelling and occasional overnight stays and where required possibly work across other divisions.

To develop and implement Health and Safety best practice, ensuring the Company complies with current health and safety legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance in relation to employment and service provision. To work proactively with all levels of management, so as to establish and maintain a safe system of work and a safe environment for colleagues and clients

Skills and Experience Required:

  • NEBOSH/NCRQ Level 6 (NVQ Level 5 as a minimum standard)
  • EUSR or CSCS in a related subject
  • Working knowledge of HSG47
  • Power/Fibre/Water/Gas experience
  • Proficient in Accident/Incident investigation & RCA
  • Proficient in data analysis & compiling Reports
  • Competent in core standard Microsoft Software

General Duties

  • To advise and assist in the planning and promotion of health, safety, environment and quality programs and establishing a suitable organisation to put them into effect.
  • To interpret and advise on the implementation of company’s policies, procedures and safe systems of work.
  • To engage and communicate with operational staff (direct / sub-contract).
  • Ensure that the requirements under the company’s integrated management system are followed accordingly and to ensure that the contracts are compliant.
  • Discharge your specific duties for matters regarding health, safety, welfare, environment and quality as defined in the company polices and, in any procedures, efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitor the health, safety, environment and quality performance on contracts and take such steps as are necessary to improve standards.
  • Carry out regular / continuous site, compound and CDM audits. This will involve working out of hours, including weekend and night working.
  • Ensure that CDM sites are compliant, and the relevant documentation is in place and in date.
  • Assisting in compiling, reviewing and revising project SHEQ documentation and welfare set up, which can include, CPP’s / QMP’s / Risk Registers / Method Statements / Risk Assessments / Emergency Plans etc: where applicable.
  • Compiling project data and uploading onto JSM’s electronic management system (AppCan).
  • Ensure site notice boards are current and are erected in the appropriate place.
  • Assist in the preparation of pre-qualification questionnaire’s (PQQs) and tender documentation.
  • Investigate accidents / incidents / utility damages or when required by the SHEQ Manager, establish the root causes, the circumstances leading up to them, introduce preventative measures to prevent re-occurrence and compile the required reports in a timely manner for the attention of the SHEQ Manager and or SHEQ Director.
  • Ensure all levels of staff under your influence have the appropriate training in health, safety, quality and environmental matters and assist managers to identify any training gaps that employees require.
  • Ensure when employees have done well, or where they have contributed to a positive change within the company they are praised and recognised accordlingly.
  • Co-ordinate with the SHEQ Department in all health, safety, environment and quality matters.
  • Set a good personal example, wearing the required protective equipment for the site you are entering in accordance with company procedures.
  • Ensure so far as you are able, that effective arrangements exist to protect the health and safety of your work force and ensure that all relevant operational and emergency. procedures, codes of practice, instructions and legislation are implemented and observed.
  • Shall be accountable to the SHEQ Manager / Director in respect of health, safety, quality and environmental matters.
  • Responsible for exercising a general duty of care for the health, safety, environmental, quality and welfare of employees.
  • Notify any changes in your duties to all others who may be affected by these changes.
  • Shall ensure strict adherence to the reporting and recording procedures for accidents and dangerous occurrences as required under RIDDOR.
  • Shall manage health, safety, environmental and quality effectively in the same way you manage other aspects of the job.
  • Shall be responsible for providing specialist advice on the company’s safety policy and procedures and compliance with statutory obligations throughout the company.
  • Shall monitor arrangements to ensure that health and safety standards applied by contractors are satisfactory and in accordance with contract and company specifications, policy and procedures.
  • Shall ensure that site employees work in accordance with the company’s health and safety requirements, policies and procedures along with the clients’ requirements.
  • Shall recommend disciplinary procedures where any member of operational staff fail to discharge their responsibilities with regards to Health. Safety, Environment and Quality.
  • Shall take appropriate action when notified of disregard of safety, health, environmental and quality on site.
  • Shall ensure the provision of a safe and healthy working environment for persons working in or visiting any company operation, site and/or premises.
  • Shall monitor provision and effectiveness of adequate and existing welfare facilities.
  • Promote the reporting of near misses throughout the company.


  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Health cash-plan
  • Discount and cashback scheme
  • Annual Bonus
  • Discounted Gym Scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Retail Discount Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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