A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK


Health and Safety Advisor

Job type Full time
Location Huthwaite


Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from highways and building, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a QESH Advisor to work within our Highways Division, based out of our Head Office in Huthwaite, Mansfield. You will be responsible for promoting good practice Health, Safety, Environmental and defect prevention performance across our sites. Due to the location of our work within our Highways business unit, the successful candidate must be willing to travel to sites across England and Wales, including some night visits. 

What you’ll be doing day to day 
  • Raising the profile of Health, Safety, Environment and defect prevention on site
  • Making general assessments of how sites and operatives are working and behaving in relation to Health, Safety, Environment and defect prevention working practices
  • Adopting a “hands on” approach to coaching Heath, Safety, Environment and defect prevention best practices with everyone on site
  • Giving Heath, Safety, Environment and defect prevention advice to operatives and managers
  • Upskilling managers in use of business documents and company procedures
  • Promoting use of the Positive Intervention and Near Miss reporting systems and ensuring timely close-out of corrective actions
  • Promoting our culture of integrating Safety, Health and Environmental considerations into everyday processes
  • Undertaking accident and incident investigations to identify causes and opportunities for improvement
  • Holding toolbox talks for operatives and mangers
  • Accompanying managers and other safety professionals on site tours to promote good practices, while advising them of your concerns and ensuring actions raised are closed out.
  • Attend QESH meetings with peers and partaking in QESH conference calls to share good and poor practices
  • Completing on-line reports for each site visited with records of good practices seen, immediate corrective actions completed and areas requiring attention, with the agreed action and close out date; supported by photographs
  • Contributing to the continual development of our QESH strategy 

The experience we're looking for
  • Highways experience
  • NEBOSH General or Construction
  • GradIOSH
  • Environmental Experience (Desirable)
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Able to deliver clear information, engage with and enthuse others
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload
  • Happy to work in a strong team environment
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused 

The personal attributes we're looking for
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Company car / Car allowance 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Holiday trading scheme 
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers) 
  • Free eye test vouchers 
  • Employee share scheme 
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking 
  • Flexible Working 
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

Please note - we may remove this advert earlier than anticipated based on the number of applications received.

07 July 2020