• HSE Advisor - South and South-West UK Bristol
  • Wood in Bristol, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

As a result of significant growth, Wood Transmission & Distribution Ltd UK is seeking an established HSE Advisor based in the South/ Southwest region of the UK to provide support, assurance, and advice on all matters relating to Health, Safety, Security, and Environment on a permanent, staff basis. HSE experience within an Overhead Lines, Underground Cabling and Civils environment is preferable although not essential.

In this role, you will be offering on-site HSSE support for multiple electricity transmission and distribution projects in the South and Southwest region of the UK, particularly Cranborne (Dorset), with NGED as our primary client; however, thereafter you will need to be flexible in your work location across a region of the UK as Transmission & Distribution Ltd have works under various frameworks nationwide.

We are looking for a dedicated professional to champion a robust HSSE culture, driving continuous improvement and engagement across our team. The... ideal candidate will provide expert guidance on health, safety, and environmental matters, ensuring compliance with laws, policies, and client requirements to proactively manage risks. If you have a strong foundation in HSSE practices, along with experience in auditing and investigations, this role is for you. Your proactive and collaborative approach, coupled with effective stakeholder management skills, will be key in supporting our on-site teams. Join us and make a meaningful impact from day one!

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

What We Can Offer
• Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across emerging energy sectors.
• Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant.
• Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business.
• Competitive salary with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market.
• Flexible benefits package inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle.
• Commitment to continued professional development: development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests.
• Global connections: join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession.

If all of this sounds good to you, review the typical responsibilities of the role and the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.


What You Will Do:
• Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSSE management system and progress against the Wood HSSE Performance Standards, making recommendations for improvement where appropriate.
• Provide assistance and advice to the Project Manager, when needed, with responsibility for HSSE.
• Contribute towards developing annual HSSE objectives and monitor and report on the implementation and effectiveness.
• Assist with the identification of HSSE training needs and monitor delivery and recording.
• Produce HSSE performance reports as required.
• Promptly alert line and functional management to significant accidents and incidents. Where appropriate be involved in the investigation and ensure that the findings are reported and appropriately shared.
• Support, investigate, and review accident and incident reports, identifying any trends and ensure that there is appropriate response to prevent future occurrence.
• Planning, coordination, and delivery of internal audits for the project. Close out of assurance actions in a timely manner ensuring that findings are reported and shared appropriately and opportunities for improvement sought.
• Maintain compliance with HSSE legislative requirements, provide updates as required.
• Writing of technical documents such as procedures, management documents, investigation reports and audits.
• Contribute towards development of bids, when applicable.
• Cross site visits to provide support, coaching, collaboration, and best practice.
• Provide support to the function and/or other projects, as necessary.
• Provide cover for other HSSE team members.


At Wood, we understand and acknowledge that everyone is different, and we are committed to equal opportunities and want to access all the talent that is out there. We are committed to attracting a broad range of skills, knowledge, and experiences and embrace differences.

Essential Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge, And Skills
• National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH) certificate or Diploma/ equivalent.
• ISO Lead Auditor.
• Incident Investigation Training.
• Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) membership.
• Demonstrable experience in a HSE Advisory role preferably within the transmission & distribution sector with exposure to sites although this is not essential.
• Proficiency with the CDM 2015 Regulations.
• Background in delivering HSE coaching and training.
• Effective communication and presentation abilities with honed stakeholder management skillset to build good working relationships with clients, contractors, regulator, project, and construction management teams.
• Initiative-taker with autonomous working style and ability to work under limited supervision.
• Fluent spoken and written English language.
• Competent MS Office Suite User.
• Ability to work as part of a dispersed remote team and be able to communicate through collaboration software such as Microsoft teams.
• Full clean UK driving license.

If you meet some but not all the criteria, and you consider yourself as a good fit for Wood, we encourage you to apply as we will support you with development areas needed to help us thrive together. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business at the forefront of net zero with a secured workstream for years to come. Do not wait any longer, apply now!

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws
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