Health & Safety Lead

JWR Employment Specialists
September 14, 2023
Castlebar, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
To Be Confirmed
Education Requirements
Relevant 3rd Level Health & Safety Qualification
Experience Requirements
4 years post qualification experience
Job Responsibilities
4 years post qualification experience
Job Industry
Construction, Engineering and Architecture
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Job Order


JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a large construction company Co. Mayo to recruit a Health & Safety Lead.

This would be a great opportunity for the right candidate to build on their existing experience within a growing construction company. The company is currently working on large projects in a number of sectors including Data Centres, Pharmaceuticals and Commercial. The role will be based in the company’s head office in Mayo.


  • Oversee H&S team working on site for large projects across Mayo, Cork and Dublin
  • Provide advice, guidance, instruction and training in all H&S matters to management, safety representatives and employees
  • Provide leadership and coordination of the day-to-day H&S requirements
  • Participate in meetings, report on H&S risks, trends and recommend constructive actions towards continuous improvements.
  • In conjunction with the H&S Officers and site teams prepare safety plans, RAMS, permits, site audits, managing safety training, plant certification and assisting with SPA’s.
  • Ensure ISO standards are implemented and maintained

Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • Relevant 3rd Level Health & Safety Qualification
  • 4 years post qualification experience and must be familiar dealing with Main Clients Representatives, Contractors, Sub contractors, and direct employees. 
  • The candidate must be computer literate, with working knowledge of pdf mark-up software, PowerPoint/Word, email and web document portals. 
  • Good reporting skills are required
  • You must be disciplined and organised
  • Strong IT skills

Benefits for Employees

  • Employee Assistance program for all employees (24/7 Confidential Support) providing assistance with Mental Health/ Family Life/Budgeting/Legal Information. This program also gives access to a Health Portal providing Webinars/Nutritional Advice/ Fitness Advice & Health Checks.
  • Competitive Salary for the best candidate depending on experience.
  • Yearly Team building events.
  • Continuous Professional Development. 
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