SHE Advisor

Our client is a leading UK wide Building and Civils main contractor with over 40 years’ experience.

They currently require a HSE Advisor to join them working from their project in Dounreay Scotland.

Reporting to the SHE Director and Head of H&S (Civil Engineering), the successful candidate will provide help and advice on our Dounreay scheme and provide review and support for improvements to the existing SHE procedures.

The post holder should have a proactive and enthusiastic attitude and be able to interact with the site teams, various business units and the Client’s teams to ensure effective relationships are established.

Package – 40k salary, Vehicle and fuel card, 10% Annual Bonus , Accommodation, additional £680 a month tax free living allowance.

Key Responsibilities

Provide support, advice, and guidance to the Project Management team on SHE matters

Conduct site health, safety & environmental compliance, and behavioural/ cultural audits

Investigate accidents, incidents, and high potential observations

Assist with and/or deliver relevant training programmes

Deliver induction programmes, toolbox talks and briefings if required

Review relevant company and subcontractors’ paperwork, including existing procedures and forms

Prepare information for regular site bulletins

Prepare legislation updates and advisory memos for the site management team and operative

Assist in the preparation and updating of construction phase plans, method statements and risk assessments

Assist in the preparation and updating of environment management plans and site waste management plans

Be instrumental in encouraging observation reporting

Attend and represent the company at relevant industry forums

Lead by example


The successful candidate will possess the following:


Formal H&S qualification e.g., NEBOSH General Certificate as a minimum

Holder of CSCS / CSR / Safepass card

Appropriate Security Clearance (or a willingness and ability to obtain it)

Detailed Knowledge of relevant Health & Safety legislation

Detailed Knowledge of relevant Environmental legislation

Demonstrate a sound understanding of construction processes

Minimum of 5 years’ H&S experience gained in construction, or a construction related discipline

Minimum of 3 years’ experience gained in construction within the water, rail or highways sector

Demonstrate strong communication, numeracy and literacy skills

Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Word and Excel.

Sound knowledge and understanding of Highways England AIRSWEB and Raising the bar protocols



Experience gained from working directly on or with site teams in a construction environment

Working towards, or possessing, as a minimum Grad IOSH or equivalent professional qualification

Detailed knowledge of the relevant management standards (18001 / HSG65 / Safe-T-Cert)

Awareness of the quality management and environmental systems and standards (9001/ 14001/ etc.)

Knowledge of a Behavioural Based Safety approach to H&S improvement

Awareness of current Client standards and expectations (i.e., NIW, Network Rail, Highways England, etc.)


For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Emmet West at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Emmet West Consultant
  • Telephone: 01 5267469
  • Job Reference: CSR011936
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
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