EHS Engineers, Safety Managers and Site Safety Officers – Nationwide and Overseas

Job Specification

Demand for our services continues to grow both in Ireland and Internationally which has led us to have a range in positions we need to fill to allow us deliver for our partners.

If you have a background on Safety, in the Construction, Pharmaceutical or Manufacturing industries, and are available for work or looking for a new challenge, we would like to speak with you.

Depending on your location, experience, qualifications and availability we may have a specific job specification to put to you for consideration

 

A sample of the type of job spec could be:

The Role

  • Implement and manage a safety management system on site
  • Risk assess work areas, develop Method Statements & Construction Stage Safety Plans
  • Arrange & manage contractor safety meetings, prepare agendas, issue minutes,
  • Screen contractors, their paperwork including training records, method statements and so on
  • Deliver tool box talks, safety inductions and provide support and advice to colleagues, subcontractor personnel and other third parties
  • Proper reporting of accidents, incidents and near misses in an accurate and timely fashion and assist with investigations in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct site safety inspections, audits and risk assessments as required and ensure that management personnel put appropriate action plans in place.
  • Conduct regular reviews on corrective actions arising from incidents,

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree qualified.
  • Good knowledge of H&S management systems and a strong technical writing ability.
  • Strong background in safety management in the gas industry.
  • Open to new challenges and tasks

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Civil Engineer – Cork

Job Specification

Summary

  • Successful candidates must have at least 5 years experience in an engineering consultancyand have experience on both residential and commercial projects.
  • This role is available on either a contract or salary basis

Role Responsibilities:

  • Project management and supervision of construction on site
  • Preparation of tender documentation and construction drawings
  • Building and site surveying
  • Co-ordination of tender packages for large commercial projects
  • Civil engineering design of residential and commercial developments
  • Structural engineering design of residential and commercial developments
  • The production of drawings, reports, calculations and structural specifications.

Key requirements:

  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Hold a degree or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a similar industry
  • Applicants should be Chartered or enthusiastic to achieve Chartered status.
  • The candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD
  • Revit 3D modelling experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal / people skills
  • Strong knowledge of current Irish Building Regulations
  • Ability to work well within strict deadlines
  • Ability to lead the design of small and large scale projects
  • Have an ability to modify / improve existing designs to facilitate ease of construction.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and an ability to prioritise and manage time effectively.
  • Manage multi-projects whilst ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Be proficient in the English language ( spoken, written, technical )
  • Have excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of the team.

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Financial Controller-Senior Management Role- Cork

Job Specification

Ayrton Group is one of Ireland’s most dynamic service providers, with main concentrations in Safety Consultancy, Training & Staffing Solutions, Traffic Management and recruitment through our Ayrton Talent operations. Established in 1993, the past 5 years have seen record expansion.

 

We are now seeking an experienced Financial Controller willing to lead our Team who will contribute to our ongoing development and expansion, undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

This new Team member will report directly to our Board of Directors.

 

This person must be willing to contribute to the attainment of Ayrton Group objectives, by managing, developing and controlling the financial operations of the organisation to ensure that financial commitments are met, whilst ensuring sound financial management and controls are developed and maintained.

You will manage the Accounts Team currently in place, and control the development & expansion of this Team.

 

Location: This role is based at our office in Newmarket, Co. Cork, whilst also controlling our Dublin Office.

Other Notes: All enquiries will be treated in strictest confidence.

All enquiries will receive a reply.

Experience required

 

  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Third level qualifications

Essential Requirements

We see the ideal person as having the following:

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • A self-starter with the ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Ability to provide clear and informative financial, operational & commercial commentary enabling effective communication of business performance, together with the identification & resolution of critical issues impacting the profitability of the business.

Non Essentials

CPA qualified desirable but not essential


Safety Trainer / Machinery Instructor Required – Dublin

Job Specification

We are looking to recruit a Safety Trainer to fulfill the various requirements of our Clients’ needs within Ayrton Group.

Recognised Trainer Certification in the following areas desirable:

  • RTITB Fork Truck Instructor/ Trainer
  • MEWP and Harness Training Instructor
  • Working at Heights Instructor
  • CSCS Instructor- 360 Excavator, Teleporter, Site Dumper, Slinger Signaller, etc.

Essential Requirements:

  • NUI Train the Trainer or equivalent
  • Experience in Training & Education
  • Recognised Trainer Certification in the relevant subject.
  • Background knowledge or work experience in the specified subject

Suitable Candidates should have:

  • Extremely professional in their Presentation and Work ethic.
  • Good communication skills,

Closing date on this will be Friday the 14th April 2017.

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Health and Safety Officer – Leeds, UK

Job Specification

The Role

  • Implement and manage a safety management system on site
  • Risk assess work areas, develop Method Statements & Construction Stage Safety Plans
  • Arrange & manage contractor safety meetings, prepare agendas, issue minutes,
  • Screen contractors, their paperwork including training records, method statements and so on
  • Deliver tool box talks, safety inductions and provide support and advice to colleagues, subcontractor personnel and other third parties.
  • Proper reporting of accidents, incidents and near misses in an accurate and timely fashion and assist with investigations in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct site safety inspections, audits and risk assessments as required and ensure that management personnel put appropriate action plans in place.
  • Conduct regular reviews on corrective actions arising from incidents,

Essential Requirements:

  • Diploma in Health & Safety or equivalent with a min 2-3 years’ experience as a safety officer in the construction industry, experience in steel frame construction would be an advantage

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Health and Safety Advisor – Wexford

Job Specification

Job Description

  • Ensuring that the Safety Policy is implemented throughout the plant
  • Responsible for being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety legislation and any developments that affect the employer’s industry;
  • Ensuring that management is advised on and understands all matters relating to the Safety of personnel, such as safe working practices, equipment and Safety training.
  • Carrying out risk assessments, assessing workplace hazards, considering how risks could be reduced, formulating preventative measures including safe working procedures/safe systems of work and monitoring conformance.
  • Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
  • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation;
  • Preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policy for their site;
  • Assisting as required with insurers’ audits and enquiries.
  • Leading site in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks; and maintaining records of same.
  • Organising and controlling regular random safety inspection audits of all areas, recording the results, producing reports that suggest improvements; and submitting them to Plant Management
  • Investigating and recording any incident, accident or dangerous occurrences

Required Skills and Experience

  • Qualification in Health & Safety or relevant discipline
  • Min of 2-3 years experience working in the Food Manufacturing industry
  • Excellent communication, presentation and training skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage key clients
  • Level of IT proficiency – minimum is intermediate standard in MS Office Applications
  • Self-directed with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills; capable of handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Good team player
  • Effective Project Management and Time Management skills
  • Full clean Irish Driver’s Licence and independent means of travel

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Site Safety Manager – West Dublin

Job Specification

Job description

  • Senior Safety Advisor position, based in West Dublin
  • Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate).
  • Advising / assisting site management in drafting and communicating Method Statements, Safe Plans of Action and Tool Box Talks.
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or sub-contractors working on site.
  • Ensure that project specific Health & Safety Plan, including Risk Assessments specific to the project, are drawn up prior to the commencement of work.
  • Conduct regular inspections and site audits, and report findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately.
  • Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required.
  • Compiling relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.

Essential Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience as a Health and Safety Officer with at least 5 years at management level
  • Minimum Diploma in Health and Safety or equivalent

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Project Manager – West Dublin

Job Specification

The Project Manager will work closely in all areas of the project to ensure the effective management of the project.

Job Description

  • Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with clients
  • Effectively communicating with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Establishing project objectives and ensure goals & timelines are achieved
  • Responsible for projects technical and commercial delivery
  • Develop & implement appropriate project execution strategy
  • Establish project resource requirements and lead \ motivate the project team
  • Ensure compliance with local statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Develop & maintain project budgets
  • Manage development of project plans with focus on achievement of project goals
  • Provide performance updates / reports views for identification of variances and corrective action.
  • Liaise with Senior management with regular project performance status

Necessary skills and requirements:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering / or relevant trade qualification with 10+ years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Problem Solving skills – to assist in maintaining project progress and on design issues.
  • Decision Making – required to make decisions on technical issues

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Senior Contracts Manager – West Dublin

Job Specification

Contracts Manager required to work with a well-established Construction company in West Dublin. Ideally possesses 15+ years’ experience with at least 10+ years at senior level. Excellent package and career development opportunities on offer

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Proposing suitable changes to design to improve saving, ease construction programme, enhance specification and quality on completion
  • Preparing and complete commercial monitor reconciliation on a monthly basis to highlight areas of overspend or savings thus appropriate action can be take
  • Liaising with architects, surveyors and clients on a daily basis
  • Ensuring timely completion of contracts.
  • Ensuring in receipt of and fully aware of all information at Estimating/Surveying handover
  • The Development of Project Commercial Plans and ensuring buy in from the project team and management
  • Provision of advice and feedback as projects progress, to senior management
  • Plan, maintain and control the financial administration of all construction work to obtain and maintain maximum cost effectiveness
  • Understand and implement the requirements of the company Commercial Management Procedure
  • Ensure effective procurement and supply chain management
  • Development of recovery strategies where necessary
  • Put together plans and estimates, including budgets and timescales
  • Prepare and present documents for tenders
  • Contribute to work planning, and brief project teams, contractors and suppliers
  • Implementation of effective means of controlling contractual documentation on the project
  • Ensuring that the team prepare and maintain programmes and related records
  • Actively participate in site project meetings and ensure that all matters are discussed and problems investigated and resolved

Necessary skills and requirements: 

  • Third level qualification in Construction Management or Engineering
  • Suitable candidate should have 20+ years’ experience with at least 10+ years at senior level
  • Have a proven track record of seeing projects through to their successful completion.
  • Have a sound knowledge of current construction techniques, build ability and value engineering concepts
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to demonstrate financial, commercial and business development acumen
  • Analytical thinker with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Previous people management experience required.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at a high level of quality
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment

Experience required

Essential Requirements


Junior – Mid Level Quantity Surveyor – Dublin

Job Specification

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare cost plans to enable design teams to produce practical designs for projects, which involves liaising with architects, engineers and subcontractors.
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Evaluate tenders from contractors and subcontractors and, where appropriate, negotiate with the contractors.
  • Control all stages of projects within predetermined budget and expenditure.
  • Monitor and keep track of project progress and are responsible for the measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that the requirements of the client are delivered.

Requirements:

  • Third level Degree Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience, Experience in Renovations is not essential but would be an advantage.
  • Experienced pricing projects, dealing with interim payments, negotiating with sub-contractors and agreeing final accounts
  • Competent in all forms of surveying packages, Good Microsoft Excel is essential,
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills dealing with design team / client / meetings etc.
  • Good attention to detail, with an analytical approach and ability to work using your own initiative

Experience required

Essential Requirements