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Project Team Member – Emergency Response

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: Competitive Hourly Rate
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038401
NRL are currently recruiting for x4 Project Team Members (Emergency Response), to work on a contract basis at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth. This will be a full time requirement, working 36 hours per week. Please note this role has been deemed inside IR35. All candidates will be required to go through BPSS clearance in order to gain access to site. The client will sponsor this but a start date will be dependant on clearance being cleared. 

Primary Purpose:
As directed by the Construction Manager or deputy, a key member of the project Emergency Response Team, the team member will proactively react to all project emergencies and provide support to the wider construction/SHEF teams. The person will comply with all project and Babcock/DRDL Devonport guidance and site health & safety policies/ procedures/standards.

In addition the team members will have a number of other roles that are detailed in section 4.0 but the reaction to emergencies will take precedent. In conjunction with the construction team the team members will be responsible for maintaining site security, cleanliness and for ensuring that all SHEF standards are maintained.
  • Provide support to the Babcock Project Management/Principal Contractor teams providing specific specialist knowledge and advice to allow them to support their specific assigned areas of responsibility.
  • To conduct scheduled and unscheduled active monitoring checks and inspections to ensure compliance with health & safety policies/procedures/standards.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • To proactively support the health, safety and well-being of all project members by responding to all identified emergency situations and complying with the requirements of the emergency response plan.
  • Assist the General Foreman in maintaining site security and responding to all security incidents.
  • Assist with and implement the control of access to the project through the SCO.
  • To maintain, issue and control all stock items in the stores, equipment sheds, rigging lofts, fire equipment lockers and PPE stores.
  • To conduct fire equipment audits as required, including the PAT testing of equipment as detailed on the PAT register.
  • To maintain and keep clear all access routes, stairways and footpaths including the use of de-icing equipment in the winter months, this will involve early starts on a rota basis during periods of inclement weather.
  • To ensure that all fixed mobile plant required for lighting, heating or power are kept refuelled as required.
  • To ensure compliance with health & safety policies/processes/standards.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • No minimum standard required but reasonable IT skills and familiarity with office 365 is beneficial.
  • Construction training or work experience in any of the high hazard industries would be useful. Any construction industry card such as CSCS or similar or SSSTS or similar would be beneficial.
  • Scaffold Inspection, Confined Space training, WAH, Rigging and Lifting, MEWP training, Asbestos awareness training - If these are not already achieved must be working towards or willing to undertake.
  • Any experience of the Armed Forces or Emergency Services
  • Experience Experience of the construction industry would be desirable.