Health and Safety Supervisor

Daria Tkach
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An exciting for Health and Safety Supervisor job vacancy in Norway to join a newly awarded c£2Billion (Euro2,000 million) civil engineering road project with major bridge and tunnel sections of work.

You will be working within Health and Safety organisational unit alongside Health and Safety Coordinator.

Project Details

One of the biggest ever civil engineering road construction projects in Norway has now been awarded under a PPP framework to a consortium of companies.

The project aims to improve commuting between Bergen and the island of Sotra on the West coast of Norway. It is by date the largest road infrastructure project in Norwegian history and one of the largest contracts awarded in Europe in 2021.

Expected to be under construction for the next 5 years, the project is currently mobilising and completing initial procurement activities.

The project itself is a 10km, four-lane road link that includes 22 bridges and viaducts, including one 900m long suspension bridge that will be 30m wide and over 100m high.  There will be 12.5km of tunnels, made up of numerous tunnel portals and underpasses and two twin tunnels of almost 5km in length, as well as 14km of pedestrian and bicycle paths.

Responsibilities and Duties

Health & Safety advisor will be held responsible for:

  • Support production and involved subcontractors to plan for safe and effective production and to verify that this is being done.                          
  • Contributing to daily toolbox meetings and weekly production team meetings and their preparations
  • Supporting and verifying the production teams daily safety inspections                  
  • Take part in coordination meetings arranged by the superintendent                        
  • Conduct weekly safety inspections within your production unit                  
  • Conduct HSE induction of new personnel in your area                     
  • Maintain HSE Risk assessments and control plan               
  • Support production in conducting Safe Job Analysis where required                         
  • Emergency preparedness within the production unit (as per Emergency preparedness plan)         
  • Manage incidents (as per project incident management plan), including near miss incidents (RUH)        

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years in the role of Health and Safety management of complex infrastructural work
  • Previous working experience in Norway or Scandinavia preferred
  • Customer oriented mindset, can-do approach                                                                                    
  • Good communication skills                                                                                         
  • Attentive to details                                                                                                                         
  • The perfect candidate must also display strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work in international teams, and a flexible, results-orientated approach         
  • IT skills, with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office 360
  • Ideal candidates will be Norwegian citizens or have access to Norwegian citizenship or right to work (Danish, Finnish, Swedish or Icelanders), or will be ‘EU/EEA national’ / European Citizens (Irish etc.).            

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A technical degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or a similar subject is preferred.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

Employment will be offered by the JV and may well be for up to the full 5 years anticipated project duration.

Given the location of the project, nice accommodation can be found around 30 minutes away, and there are full amenities, including leisure and skiing facilities within short travelling distance.

This opportunity offers fantastic major civil engineering project experience overseas for the right Health and Safety Advisor candidate.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Salary levels will be assessed and offered based on previous relevant experience and capability to undertake the above duties.
+ Pension
+ Accommodation Allowance

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