Safety Engineer / Advisor (6 Month FTC)

Employer Information

KN Circet


T: +353 (1) 457 5000


Main Purpose:

  • To ensure high standards of HSEQ are attained and continually improved. To ensure all HSEQ legal obligations, company and client requirements are met.


  • The post holder will be accountable to the Power Divison Safety Manager

Key Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for carrying out site audits/inspections, checking and reporting compliance levels.
  • Coaching and mentoring field operatives to improve Safety and compliance and optimise company KPI’s.
  • Carry out risk assessments, identifying hazards and implement control measures
  • Take part in Safety meetings and complete Toolbox talks.
  • Compile Statistics and writing reports.
  • Attend client meeting and present safety statistics.
  • Identify training needs and organise accordingly.
  • Investigate and report incidents.
  • Ensuring the promotion and awareness of customer requirements throughout the organisation;
  • “This list is not inclusive or exhaustive and other duties may be required that fall within the capabilities of the role.”

Key Result Areas;

  • To deliver a single approach to HSEQ Management that meets the organisation needs, statutory duties and the expectations of shareholders with respect to HSEQ;
  • To support the development of KN Circet culture as the organisation rapidly expands and changes;
  • Oversee, monitor and evaluate the operation of HSEQ performance across the region, working with senior management as appropriate;
  • To offer competent advice on HSEQ matters to the company and its staff;
  • To ensure that all worksites are fully compliant with legal HSEQ obligations;
  • To develop and instigate HSEQ initiatives;
  • Ensure continual improvement and develop, in conjunction with the Electrical Safety Engineer; HSEQ targets,
  • objectives and KPI’s.

Core Skills;

  • NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent;
  • Preferably NEBSOH Diploma or equivalent;
  • Minimum of Graduate Member of IOSH and current CPD;
  • Fluent in Microsoft packages;
  • Good standard of written English essential.
  • Patient and assertive, with excellent communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and willingness to work with people at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an eye for detail.
  • Full driving license

Knowledge & Experience;

  • Good level of education;
  • Membership of IOSH;
  • A proven track record of developing, implementing and integrating policies;
  • An understanding of the regulatory sector and the management of risk;
  • Experience of building a strong and consistent culture of safety throughout an organisation.

Health & Safety Compliance:

  • Monitor site practices and routines to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, including
  • the company H & S Policy, to minimise the likelihood of accidents and the resulting fines  and  compensation
  • claims.  Ensure  training  needs  are  identified  and,  in  conjunction  with  the  HSEQ Department, arrange for
  • personnel to attend such courses as are necessary. Failure to embrace a safe and secure environment can result
  • in disciplinary proceedings.


  • Carry out such other duties as are consistent with the job-holder’s knowledge and skills and are
  • necessary for the satisfactory completion of contracts or for attainment of the goals of the business.
  • Contract
  • NI
  • Closing date: Friday 09 Sep 2022
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