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Weltec is a leading Engineering and Process Contractor

Graduate/Junior EHS Officer [Code: 6818582]

Graduate/Junior EHS Officer

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Weltec Engineering is seeking a dynamic Graduate/Junior EHS Officer to join our team for a project in the Leixlip Area. This role offers an excellent opportunity to kick-start your career in Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) within a supportive and professional environment.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Collaborate with our client to ensure project adherence to all Health, Safety, and Environmental regulations.
  • Prepare comprehensive Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Conduct EHS audits and investigations, implementing corrective and preventative actions as needed.
  • Provide expert advice on site EHS best practices to Project Management.
  • Plan and deliver EHS training sessions, including ‘Toolbox Talks.’
  • Report on EHS performance metrics as required.
  • Assist Senior Safety Officers and the EHS Department, including providing site cover relief when necessary.
  • Maintain the EHS Safety Management System to ensure ongoing compliance and improvement.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • A level 7 qualification in Health and Safety.
  • Experience in the construction sector is desirable, though not essential. Exposure to Pharma, Med/Tech, or other high-compliance environments is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with project stakeholders.
  • A customer-focused and proactive mindset.
  • Proficiency in IT skills, particularly in Word and Excel.

We offer a competitive salary package to the successful candidate.

Weltec Engineering is an equal opportunities employer, committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace.

If you are passionate about EHS and eager to contribute to a high-profile project, we would love to hear from you.

Application details:

Application Due
Open
Start Date
June/July 2024
Workplace
Leixlip, Co. Kildare
Contact Details

Please send CV to: recruitment@weltec.ie

About Us

Weltec is a leading Engineering and Process Contractor with extensive experience in delivering complex turnkey projects in Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Industrial, Data Centres, Healthcare, Public Works and Commercial sectors.

We offer competitive salary packages, ongoing support and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) enabling career progression, performance management and incentives and the opportunity to challenge yourself and progress your career with a growing and successful company. Weltec is ISO 9001:2015, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accredited and is also a registered Safe T Cert company.

Weltec Engineering celebrated the official opening of our refurbished Waterford HQ

On Friday 5th April, Weltec Engineering celebrated the official opening event of our refurbished Waterford Headquarters. The offices were opened by Mary Butler TD, Minister of State at the Department of Health, and Waterford Chamber of Commerce President, Niall Harrington.

The extensive refurbishment project was designed by Fewer Harrington & Partners Architects and the construction work was carried out by Suirside Construction Ltd.

The new offices symbolize the ongoing growth and development of Weltec Engineering as one of the leading Mechanical and electrical contractors in Ireland.

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Projects Director

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