EHS Specialist –

  • Contract
  • Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
  • £400 per day

A client of mine is looking for an EHS Specialist to join them on a 4-year contract in Middlesbrough. This role will be based from home until around August 2020, and then very much a site based position. The selected candidate will have a very strong H&S background with excellent communication skills. You will be the main assurance contact to liaise between the major contractor and end client. It will be a varied role with diverse responsibilities therefore experience working on similar projects would be desired. The appointed candidate must also have extensive experience in policy and procedures writing and have excellent auditing skills.

Essential Responsibilities:
The role holder will be responsible for:
* Reading, understanding and ensuring the project is delivered in accordance with the Consortium EHS Framework.
* Maintaining the Construction phase plan so it always remains current within a document control system
* Maintaining the Construction Environmental Management Plan so that it remains current within a document control system
* Ensuring that all relevant site EHS processes and procedures are developed and implemented by the managing contractor
* Supporting the Consortium Environment Manager in all aspects of environmental management, including maintaining the Project Environmental Management plan within a document control system
* On behalf of the Consortium, developing required procedures, work instructions, audit protocols and other documentation required as part of the EHS assurance process, within a document control system
* Developing audit and other compliance schedules as part of the assurance process
* Completing audits in accordance with the schedule
* Tracking non-conformance reports ensuring timely closing and verification of effectiveness of corrective actions
* Providing KPIs and other information required for the monthly and other reports
* Attending management & other review meetings with the business and, the main contractors and client
* Participating in all incident investigations, ensure preventive measures are established based on root cause analysis
* Ensuring that a suitably robust Emergency Response Preparedness and Response Plan is established
* Scheduling regular site EHS walks and providing report on findings
* Developing expertise in relation to the clients EHS Requirements and GEs Minimum EHS Standards
* Reviewing risk assessments and method statements for activities prior to submitting for formal review
* Supporting the HVDC team with on site delivery
* Defining competence requirements for staff working on the project site
* Maintaining competence records for staff working on the project site
* Developing expertise of the Design Residual Risk Register process and supporting designers to complete the necessary documentation to the appropriate standard
* Ensuring the CDM Health & Safety File is populated by designers in a timely manner and to the appropriate standard
* Attending HAZIDs, HAZOPs and design reviews as required
* Supporting the major accident hazard review process, including participation in the Bow Tie assessment process.


* Degree/NEBOSH Diploma in EHS or equivalent
* Minimum IEMA environmental certificate or equivalent


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