07 Feb

Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality (SHEQ) Officer (REF:SH0220)


Negotiable depending on experience

Job Description

Office and site based (Covering NI, ROI & UK)

As SHEQ Officer, you will be responsible for implementing health and safety procedures and liaising with site project teams and clients to ensure a high-quality service. You will compile site project documentation pre and post tender, complete site inspections and audits and ensure projects are delivered safely and adhering to legislation. You must have the ability to remain motivated in a challenging work environment, have a good eye for detail and be an effective team player.

Main Responsibilities

In this dynamic role, your duties will include:

  • Preparation of Construction Phase Health and Safety Plans / Site Files
  • Preparation of site paperwork including Safe Systems of Work / Risk Assessments / COSHH Assessments / Inductions / Toolbox Talks
  • Carrying out site inspections and audits
  • Assisting with administration of Integrated Management Systems (ISO 9001, 14001 & OHSAS 18001)
  • Carrying out internal audits
  • Assisting with incident reporting and investigation / accident trend analysis
  • Attending all relevant training as required
  • Organising internal/external training courses
  • Assisting with upkeep of various health and safety accreditations
  • Subcontractor monitoring
  • Assisting with fleet management

Essential Criteria

  • At least one years’ experience within the construction industry
  • Available to travel to mainland UK on a monthly basis
  • IT literate, e.g. proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Full driving licence
  • Good communicator
  • Ability to cope well with varying situations and workloads

Desirable Criteria

  • A professional Health and Safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH general or higher
  • Experience of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Irwin M&E’s continual growth. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and feel you have the ability to meet our criteria, then please send your CV with a covering letter supporting your application to

We are a Responsible Body for Access NI. A disclosure check will be undertaken; however, a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining this role. Our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.

Closing date for applications is Friday 21st February at 4pm.

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