Milton Keynes
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About The Role

EKFB are looking for an Health and Safety Advisor to join the HS2 JV. You will be responsible for the management and completion of investigations relating to all business functions (although predominantly Safety, Health and Wellbeing and Environment) including:

  • Support those at the scene of an incident to capture all relevant initial information without disturbing the scene.
  • Prepare and disseminate an ‘Incident Flash’ to advise the relevant persons of the situation and immediate actions
  • Initial reporting of the incident on JV, partner entity and client online reporting tools
  • Conduct interviews & record statements with those associated with the incident to obtain all necessary details
  • Prepare a 48hr investigation update (as required)
  • Preparation and delivery of 7day update to the relevant client subject matter experts
    • Preparation of Investigation Remits, as required Production of thorough Investigation Reports within timeframes instructed by the client and partner entities including immediate and root cause analyses
    • Appropriate recommendations / Action Plan to prevent recurrence
  • Ensure all actions are assigned to and closed out by appropriate persons
  • Route wide site attendance as required
  • Population and review of JV, partner entity and client online reporting systems
  • Liaise with the client, partner entities, subcontractors, and any others, including external authorities (HSE, EA etc.), as directed / necessary.
  • Review all relevant documentation relating to an incident and consult relevant service standards, policies and procedures
  • Attendance at incident review meetings to share investigation findings and discuss recommendations and learning
  • Complete and ensure dissemination of other relevant communications including; Alerts, Bulletins, Lessons Learned etc. and ensure implementation accordingly.
  • Support the business on all aspects of Corporate Events, including but not limited to Stand Downs and Site Safety Inspections
  • Recommendations for improvement to EKFB’s BMS
  • Provision of data for periodic reporting as appropriate

About You

  • Excellent investigation and report writing skills, including presentation
  • Strong knowledge and practical application of HS&E in Construction / Civil Engineering (but not critical)
  • Experience of conducting incident root cause analysis
  • Holding or working towards degree [or similar] level qualification in occupational safety and health or other relevant field (not critical)
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities combined with strong communication and engagement skills
  • Excellent analytical and judgement skills
  • Understanding of GDPR
  • Administrative, organisational and coordination skills

About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work.

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today. 

In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application. 

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

Pre-employment checks:

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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