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SHEQ Advisor

Reports to

Project Director


Hybrid, vists to Naas Co Kildare office required


Power Utilities

Job Scope

The role of the SHEQ Advisor is a supporting function to the organisation, SHEQ senior leadership and the project teams. The SHEQ Advisor is to engage with the project teams and operatives in order to drive standards, educate those working on the project teams of hazards and risks, and advise of ways to improve management of the project hazards and risks.


The SHEQ Advisor is responsible for supporting the Project teams by ensuring that;

  • The organisation follows in the correct order it’s Moral, Legal and Financial obligations

  • The SHEQ Dept is supported in delivering the groups SHEQ initiatives

  • Conduct regular audits (field & digitally) on the operational resource

  • Maintain organisational health and safety trackers where required

  • Ensure crew training and competency is maintained in support of the project team and SHEQ Manager

  • Assist in reviewing, auditing and producing project documentation

  • Undertake employee engagement in the form of on-site training and toolbox talks

  • Support the business in the internal ISO audit process

  • Provide data for monthly and quarterly reports

  • Assist and undertake incident investigations, identifying immediate, underlying and root causes and provide advice on the mitigation actions required

  • Suppliers and Contractors are assessed as being suitable to carry out work for the organisation

  • Promote the organisations positive health and safety incentives

  • Support the organisations works to reduce its environmental impact

  • Support the project management in providing advice and guidance on operational activities

  • Attend client meetings and forums in support of the SHEQ Dept where required


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The SHEQ Advisor has the authorities as detailed below to ensure that he or she is able to fulfil their role and responsibilities;

  • Stop any and all unsafe actions which has the potential to harm an individual or the organisation, whether this be from internal or external influences

  • Report to the SHEQ Dept leadership and Project Management any identified unsafe acts in order for the appropriate disciplinary and preventative measures be implemented

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Role Requirements:

The SHEQ Advisor requires to have number of qualifications and experience in order for them to be deemed as competent in the job role and must have;

  • A primary level health and safety management qualification e.g. NEBOSH General Certificate

  • Previous experience in engaging with project teams managing and maintain a SHEQ Management system

  • 2 to 3 years experience in health and safety

  • Be GradIOSH or TechIOSH working towards to Graduate Status

  • Ability to use digital equipment to produce reports and data for the required interested parties

  • Have excellent communication skills to engage with internal and external interested parties

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