HSE Manager - HPC

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Bridgwater, Somerset
Job Description

The MEH Alliance on Hinkley Point C, comprising an MEH JV made up of Altrad Services, Balfour Beatty, NG Bailey, Cavendish and Altrad Babcock in alliance with EDF Nuclear New Build (NNB), is seeking experienced candidates to fill new and challenging HSE Area Lead on site at Bridgwater, Somerset.

The purpose of the Health and Safety (H&S) Area Lead is to provide H&S leadership across a significant scope of works including but not limited to Mechanical, Electrical and HVAC Alliance (MEHA) works. 

Roles and Responsibilities
  • The purpose of the H&S Area Lead is to fully support the deputy Head of HSE by Leading and ensuring exemplary MEHA Health and Safety standards on the HPC project are consistently met. 
  • The Area H&S lead is appointed to manage a specific area within the MEHA area management model. 
  • The Area H&S lead directly manages a team of HSE Advisors allocated to their area. 
  • The role will be responsible for the deliverables of the allocated H&S Advisor field team, paying full regard to HPC, MEHA policies and procedures. 
  • The role holder will support construction deliverables by advising the construction teams on best practice and assisting in the maintenance of the overall MEHA HSE management system.  
  • The role is primarily focussed on H&S leading indicators including analysing information, trends from reports and observations and then taking corrective measures prior to events occurring. 
  • The role will engage with Construction teams throughout the planning and delivery of the scope of works ensuring lessons learnt are actioned to provide the highest H&S performance.
  • The role will ensure effective communication site monitoring of working practices of all MEHA employees and contract partners allocated to the area. 
  • In line with our key values this position holder will demonstrates Humility through sharing success as a team; demonstrates Positivity through always striving for solutions; demonstrates Respect through valuing other points of view; demonstrates Clarity through sharing information simply and concisely and demonstrates Solidarity through adopting a “One Team” MEH approach, ensuring and committing to the "HPC Way"
  • The H&S Area Lead will carry out HSE inspections across the defined area and undertake additional tasks as are reasonably commensurate with the level of the post. 
  • The role will provide competent specialist advice on identified topics, subject to the roles holder’s area of expertise.
  • The role holder will Champion the HPC Way including its pillars in all activities undertaken and play a key role in the MEHA integrated HSESS team.   
Experience Required
  • Construction background with a minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain HSE procedures and expectations to a range of people 
  • Working knowledge of the Health and Safety Regulations 
  • Experience of interactions with Regulators, presenting and hosting Site visits.
  • Suitable site experience in a similar role, preferably in the construction or nuclear industry  
  • Willing to undertake Level 3 Award in Education & Training / PTLLS or equivalent if required 
  • Basic understanding of Nuclear Site Licence Conditions 
  • An investigative mind and a keen eye for detail 
  • Ideally experience of Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, Scaffolding & Coatings.
Qualifications Needed
  • Chartered IOSH Member or Working towards Chartership
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
Closing Date
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Client Ref:
R00000832 | MEH HSE20003
Hinkley Point