Graduate Health and Safety Officer

Location Dublin
Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Graduate
Job ref: 003202
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 18 Months
Expiry date: 25 Feb 2024 11:59
Startdate: September

Graduate Health and Safety Officer

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it is not what we build, it is why we build. It is about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.

Key responsibilities:

Typically our Health & Safety Graduates will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Work as part of the Cairn Homes Construction management team to ensure the provision of a safe and productive work environment.
  • Always seek to improve the standard of Health & Safety in a practical manner within the company management system and on specific sites.
  • Monitor and enforce the implementation of Cairn Homes Health & Safety Management System.
  • Identify site specific hazards and ensure they are addressed in the site documentation and in a practical manner on the site.
  • Ensure clear lines of communication are maintained to the H&S Manager.
  • Ensure the site folders and statutory records are being maintained on site.
  • Ensure strict adherence to site rules by all contractors.
  • Assist site management to comply with statutory H&S requirements.
  • Assist Health & Safety Manager to develop and implement Risk assessments and improvements to the Cairn Homes Safe Systems of Work.
  • Assist Site management to ensure Contractor Compliance on Cairn Homes Sites.
  • Assist H&S Manager and Site management to coordinate the safe systems of work for contractors.
  • Enforce site specific disciplinary procedures.
  • Carry out H&S auditing on site and address non-conformances as they are identified with site management and contractors.
  • Contribute to accident and incident investigation.
  • Contribute to the Tool Box talk topics, discussion and delivery.

The candidate:

  • 3rd Level Qualification in Health & safety
  • Relevant work experience desirable
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.
  • To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate
  • To be good at working with people at all levels and willing to work in a team.
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks.

Working with Cairn Homes

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits in Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)