Health & Safety Manager
Burns & McDonnell
Birmingham, United Kingdom
3d ago


The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for leading all Occupational H&S initiatives and system maintenance with a focus on supporting our engineering and delivery teams deliver exceptional H&S performance.

This role will facilitate adherence to OH&S policies and procedures while maintaining compliance with the UK OH&S rules and regulations.

This role will build upon the OH&S system put in place and developed in line with our corporate systems over the last three years.

Key responsibilities are as follows :


Act as the UK point of contact for Burns & McDonnell corporate safety & health team in the US who will provide relevant support and guidance.

Develop and maintain the Burns & McDonnell ISO 45001 OH&S Safety Management System

Enhance and develop relevant procedures and ensure they comply with all company, regulations and industry standards

Manage all project OH&S reporting and communication

Provide guidance and leadership for OH&S

Serve as the lead on all UK OH&S issues where assistance is needed.

Provide part-time support on site to assure operations are planned and conducted in a safe manner.

Provide advice, guidance, and assistance to personnel regarding OH&S issues and work practices.

Schedule Safety / Audit / Inspections

Carry out Investigations, with recommendations and learning

Coordinate and mentor project OH&S assessments. Review any assessment findings with appropriate parties. Follow up by documenting the items which require immediate correction.

Provide information on latest OH&S information / best practices to the business.

Lead training on OH&S to the UK business and Supply Chain.

Review and complete, as necessary, Near Miss, Incident and Accident Investigation reports and recommend countermeasures as appropriate.

Report to Corporate Safety & Health periodically regarding the UKO OH&S progress, challenges, and objectives.

Collaborate with operational teams to identify needs and resolve potential risks while driving consistency throughout the process.

Evaluate supplier performance and ensure performance information is included in the company’s supplier database and improvement plans implemented.

This roll will lead in all matters concerning safety and health but will manage a department with environmental and quality professionals as well as other safety professionals.


Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Diploma or equivalent in a Health & Safety related subject.

A working knowledge of environmental legislation and good site environmental practices

Graduate or CMIOSH. Consideration will be given to working towards CMIOSH

Experience in a similar role, ideally within the electricity sector and as a minimum within the built environment.

A minimum of seven (7) years experience in an electricity networks construction environment

Working Knowledge of Electricity in Construction, (substations, OHL and cabling)

Good knowledge of data analysis & risk assessment

A strong understanding of HSE standards and CDM regulations

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