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SHEQ Advisor

K&D are delighted to be supporting our local client who are looking for a SHEQ Advisor working remote but reporting into their site based in Thame!! The role is a flexible one, Hybrid working, If you are located within Scottish and Southern Electricity Network, Northern or Southern region this would also be useful.

Job Dimensions

You will be working with a team of skilled LV/HV Engineers, SAP’s, managers and supporting staff across all aspects of the HV industry. The role is a balance of home based, site visits (across the UK) and working from one of our offices. The core hours are 07:30 to 16:00 Monday to Thursday, 07:30 am to 12:00 Friday.

Depending on operational work and site requirements, additional hours will be required to ensure SHEQ support is provided throughout the range of a flexible working week.

Occasional travel to other oversees sites. Salary circa £50k

Job Purpose

We seek a talented and focused SHEQ / Health and Safety advisor to join our dynamic team currently delivering installation, maintenance, and product support services for LV and HV assets across the UK.

Job Context

You will work as part of a highly skilled Engineering division supporting all aspects of LV and HV services to our clients and customers. As part of our team, you will support your peers in the delivery of all scheduled works. The ideal candidate will have a background in one or more of Safety, Health, Environment and/ or Quality management systems.

The role will support projects through from sales into delivery under the strategic direction of the Operations manager and the Head of department. We strive forwards as a team advancing our technical skills, knowledge, and competencies together, whilst ensuring a flexible work life balance is worked into our ethos.

Key Accountabilities

These will include:

Driving growth of our UK Energy Services business, through supporting all aspects of Safety, Health, Environment and/ or Quality (SHEQ) within the department. Ensuring all work is carried out to the highest standard and compliance.

Support teams and individuals with site documentation, SHEQ queries and continual improvement.

Support the department with H&S documents, procedures, job packs and programmes as required. Support the team in managing customer SHEQ communications, tenders, pre and post project documentation.

Manage the application of SHEQ internally and externally with our clients and supporting contractors.

Support the departments training requirements through assessment of skills analysis, progression, renewal, and legal requirements. Oversee customer and subcontractor SHEQ relationships.

Attending meetings in Thame, at sites and customer premises when required. Carry out site audits, inspections, procedural checks and improve procedures.

Manage commercial requirements by writing and issuing SHEQ documents, work packs, CDM plans and construction phase plans.

Support external ISO audits, client audits and ensure legal compliance at all times.

Supporting out of hours calls as required.


Previous SHEQ experience. Good knowledge of H&S. Strong IT skills and ability to create complex documents in Word and Excel.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:

Experience in delivering efficient and effective services to customers whether on site or at a planning stage from an office environment. Proven track record of creating procedures or producing documents for operational work.

Experience in managing teams and individuals, through all methods of communication.

Computer literate – skilled in all of MS office, MS Project. Full driver’s License, travel will be required to support team and individuals.


Good knowledge of SHEQ and its practical implications.

Training – Project management, Agile, ISO9001, ISO45001, IOSH, NEBOSH.

Willingness to assist in out of hours calls.

Knowledge of Electrical engineering, construction planning, site management and logistics.

Behavioural Competencies:

Good interpersonal skills with a pleasant and can-do attitude. Highly organised and tidy. Must have a positive and confident approach to tasks. Good problem-solving skills. Able to work independently, within/ or leading a team.

Ability to inspire and drive the best performance from individuals.

If you believe this position is for you then please apply here today and we will contact you immediately to discuss further!!