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Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Permanent position
West of Ireland
Closing date
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JJ Rhatigan & Company is one of Ireland’s leading Building Contractors, with operations throughout Ireland and the UK. We are currently recruiting for a Senior Health & Safety Advisor for the West of Ireland. This position will be full – time site based on one large project.



  • Provide direction, support and assistance to all project personnel to enable them to manage their health and safety duties and responsibilities.
  • Ensuring Project compliance to all applicable Health & Safety Legislation and promoting continual improvement of the H&S culture in the company.
  • Provide a mentoring role to H&S Advisors giving direction, training and guidance as necessary.
  • Monitor Site Activities to ensure that construction operations and subcontractors are complying with safety requirements and controls.
  • Undertake Health & Safety Inspections of the project site and follow through with the responsible persons to close out in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the preparation & review of project H&S documents, (i.e. RAMS, H&S Plans, Lift Plans, etc.) including those of 3rd parties.
  • Maintain records and data collection using H&S system software as necessary to ensure compliance with Legislation, Company Procedures and requirements.
  • Arrange for third party H&S Training for Project Teams where necessary in consultation with the Regional H&S Advisor and carry out internal training/briefings where appropriate.
  • Lead and participate in accident/incident investigations in accordance with the Company procedure and making recommendations to avoid any reoccurrences.
  • Assist with H&S performance appraisals of sub-contractors and supply chain.
  • Collate Project H&S statistics and reports in a timely manner and submit to the Line Manager as required for reporting purposes.
  • Undertake their duties as outlined in the H&S Requirements document provided and explained by the Group & Regional Health & Safety Manager


Degree qualified with a Minimum of 5 years +’ experience with a Main Contractor in Ireland or the UK as a Health and Safety Advisor on £10m+ projects.

If you feel you have the required skills and experience and are interested in joining a highly respected company with the opportunity to progress your career, we would be interested in hearing from you so please complete our online application for consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Attractive terms of employment will be offered to suitable applicants.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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