Job Reference 17410
Job type Permanent
Location Co. Kildare
Salary € 30,000 -40,000, 40,000-60,000

The Role

QEHS Advisor

Co. Kildare - Travel Nationwide

Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Circa €60,000 DOE



  • Promote a robust Health, Safety, and Environment (EHS) culture that embraces a zero-harm philosophy in an environment where the highest safety standards are upheld.
  • Support the Project Team Management in the development and implementation of safe systems of work in line with statutory obligations.
  • Ensure full adherence to local and national Health and Safety regulations, as well as Client requirements during all project phases
  • Develop and implement effective procedures and controls aligned with Company standards, HSA/HSE legislation, and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate across various project disciplines, including engineering, design, construction, commercial, to seamlessly integrate Health, Safety & Environmental considerations into project development and execution.
  • Coordinate essential aspects of the construction health and safety program, such as site access, security, project induction, first aid, welfare, and emergency protocols.
  • Lead the creation and delivery of safety training, workshops, and awareness sessions in consultation with the site management team.
  • Establish an active health and safety monitoring system, incorporating regular audits and inspections of site conditions and contractor activities.
  • Ensure ISO 45001 and 14001 compliances onsite and throughout the company.
  • Conduct frequent HSE site visits to identify areas of non-conformance and opportunities for improvement. Collaborate with the project team to develop and oversee the execution of Health, Safety & Environmental improvement action plans.
  • Prepare risk assessments and method statements for works onsite as well as with associated maintenance program as well as the review of sub-contractor RAMS and documentation.
  • Contribute expertise to the hazard identification and risk assessment process for high-risk activities and processes.
  • Compile and monitor Health, Safety & Environmental performance data, producing reports on relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for senior stakeholders. Lead incident investigations, ensuring thorough root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.

The Person


  • Recognised third level Health, Safety Qualification i.e., BSc in Health and Safety
  • Experience in PSCS/ PC stage of construction.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Organised and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence Safety performance.
  • Requires travel (inc Over nights) to sites as required.
  • Full clean driver’s license.
  • Experience in Health & Safety Incident Investigation

Desirable but not essential:

  • PSDP experience
  • H&S Management

The Package

Salary: Circa €60,000 DOE


  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Pension
  • Death in service
  • Income protection
  • Colleague Wellness program

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