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Construction Health and Safety Manager - Solar

Construction Health and Safety Manager - Solar

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Nathan Quinn

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Nathan Quinn

The Opportunity

A rare opportunity to join a leading international O&M, construction and design company specialising in medium and large PV Systems. 

Our client is looknig for a Solar Construction Site Manager to Site Manage the construction of two Solar Sites in the Nottingham and Cambridge area.

The Role

  • Supporting the Project Manager to ensure the IMS and company policy are maintained and updated
  • Monitoring and auditing activities to ensure works are carried out under this IMS and in compliance with all relevant health, safety and environmental Regulations
  • Support project managers and subcontractors in implementing and adhering to the IMS
  • Arrange training, where necessary, on aspects of the IMS
  • Liaise with consultants who may be engaged from time to time to further develop the IMS
  • Carry out Safety Walks on the company portfolio
  • Conduct audits of company & subcontractor activities (covering site surveys, construction work and electrical and mechanical maintenance, LV, HV, DC & AC)
  • Conduct audits of company & subcontractor compliance with IMS
  • Review audit findings with the Project Managers and support closure of action items
  • Support the Project Manager in carrying out investigations into any Hazardous Observations/Near Misses or incidents that may occur on any of the projects, reporting findings and monitoring corrective actions
  • Maintain and collect health and safety statistics at company and project level, analysing and reporting trends to Project Managers, UK Operations Manager and Managing Directors
  • Maintain records to demonstrate ongoing compliance with IMS & relevant ISO accreditation(s)
  • Support responsible departments to establish an adequate HSE subcontractor management
  • Support sales and marketing to meet HSE expectations of customers
  • Keep abreast of developments in good practice and regulations and advise UK Head of Operations/Managing Directors as appropriate
  • Reporting to the UK Head of Operations and Clien

The Person 

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate
  • NEBOSH National Construction Certificate
  • Proven track record in Health and Safety in Wind farms and or Solar parks
  • Knowledge of Operations/Construction of wind/ PV business
  • Electrical background an advantage

Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiasm for subject area and ability to motivate others to by-in to processes and procedures
  • Customer oriented
  • Attention to detail, particularly in terms of record keeping and documentation
  • Logical thinker and clear communicator
  • Solutions focussed with a practical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent personal skills and ability to build trust and respect within teams
  • Self-motivated and energetic
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with an international team and clients
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good IT skills in word/excel
  • Naturally well prepared and organised, able to deal with competing priorities, manage a diverse workload and meet targets and deadlines