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Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner

  • Location: Plymouth, PL2 2BG
  • Salary: £35 - £48 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Dannielle Riley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: 2022-08-02
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1042253

Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner

Our client in the Nuclear & Defence industry are looking to recruit a Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner to work on an Infrastructure Project they are currently working on over at Devonport Royal Dockyard. The workload is high and although this role is on a contract basis, the work is currently forecasted to last approx. 2 years.

You will report to the H&S Manager & Head of Department, working in a team of 20, where there will be room for development and upskilling throughout your time with the client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To proactively support in the implementation key elements of the Site Safety plan and to proactively manage and reduce construction health and safety risk.

  • Assist the H&S Manager in co-ordinating project construction safety implementation.

  • Implementation of the Company CDM and Safety, Quality and Environmental policies in the HS&E area of the business ensuring that assessment of risks is carried out which lead to safe

  • working attitudes and practices.

  • Compile and or review CDM core documentation, including the following: Construction

  • Phase Plan compilation and updating where the Principal Contractor is Babcock. In the case where an external Principal Contractor is appointed the role will be to review, and comment and ensure update occurs.

  • Provision of competent professional construction health and safety advice across Major Infrastructure Projects.

  • Undertake construction project workplace inspections to identify hazards, determine ways of reducing risks, ensure adherence to risk assessment and best practice. Feedback this information to the project teams and the business by defined routes for action and closure.

  • Participate in the site audit program including the management of corrective and preventive actions.

  • Provide active monitoring – by both scheduled and unscheduled health checks and inspections to ensure compliance with health & safety policies/processes/standards.

What you will need:


  • Conventional H&S Knowledge essential

  • Experience working in high-risk construction environments

  • Membership of professional body (e.g., IOSH, IEMA) Scaffold Inspection, Confined Spaces, Lifting and or Asbestos qualifications

  • Construction/Transport/Logistics experience

  • Dockyard knowledge would be ideal

What’s in it for you?

  • Longevity of work

  • Opportunity to upskill & develop

  • Competitive hourly rates

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