Assistant Safety Officer

Job Title: Assistant Safety Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ireland
Salary: €38000 - €40000
REF: 57462
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Assistant Safety Officer


Location: Leinster


Our leading Civil Engineering & Building Contractor client are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Safety Officer, this position offers an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing team working on various high profile projects to be based in Leinster.


Responsibilities will include:  

  • Interacting with all employees in supporting them to achieve their EHS responsibilities;
  • Monitoring the company’s sub-contractor management and permit to work programmes;
  • Managing the contract permit to work (PTW) and safe plan of action (SPA) systems on a daily basis
  • Managing the statutory forms as required on a construction site including GA3, GA2, AF3, AF4, daily plant inspections, hot works permits, etc.
  • Participating in risk assessments, inspections, reviews and audits, & communicating findings and follow-up as required;
  • Carrying out location specific health & safety inductions with a particular focus on continuous improvement;
  • Distributing of safety communications including safety alerts, toolbox talks and industry related standards as required;
  • Assisting with identifying and managing company EHS training provisions
  • Support accident/incident investigations including statutory reporting obligations and reporting incident metrics;
  • Attending contractor safety meetings as required by the Client
  • Attending daily housekeeping walks as required by the Client

Knowledge, Experience and qualifications required:


You report directly to the EHS Manager and are answerable to the Director of Safety and must have.

  • Minimum of diploma in health and safety
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience (construction related is preferable)
  • Must have SOLAS Safe Pass training complete and in date
  • Occupational First Aid training
  • Manual handling training

This opportunity of Assistant Safety Officer offers a salary of €35000 - €40000 including excellent company benefits.


If you have the correct qualifications and experience for this role please apply below and I will contact you directly to discuss this position in more detail. Alternatively please contact me on 01202 888986.