HSEQ Officer

Job Description

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of Off-site Prefabricated solutions for the commercial M&E sectors throughout Ireland and UK. Through continuous investment within our teams, and our facilities, we have grown strongly over the years and established ourselves as a leader within the offsite pre-fabrication industry throughout Ireland and the UK.

Due to continued growth we are looking to integrate a HSEQ Officer to support our growing Health & Safety Team in our fabulous new Head Quarters based in Banbridge. This post is a permanent contract and offers an amazing opportunity for a candidate who wants to gain experience with a progressive an dynamic company.


General assistance and support to the HSEQ Manager and department, ensuring safe practice, quality & environmental compliance on all sites controlled by Alternative Heat in liaison with site teams and relevant staff.


  • Provide support and assistance to the HSEQ Manager, Project Managers and Supervisors.
  • Liaising closely with contracts teams, take ownership of HSEQ matters relevant to particular projects from outset to completion.
  • Assist in the identification of need and preparation of method statements & risk assessments (RAMS) COSHH assessments and ensure effective communication.
  • Carry out HSEQ monitoring activities and site inspections and follow up any actions.
  • Investigating/recording incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill health and follow up any actions.
  • Assist in identifying potential hazards and determining ways of reducing risks.

    Core Responsibilities of role:

    • Provide HSEQ advice and support to Managers, supervisors, and colleagues regarding the entire company workforce, subcontracted labour, other site workers and members of the public.
    • To develop a strong working relationship with all levels of employees and promote a culture of engagement and continual improvement.
    • To create safe systems of work RAMS etc and ensure these are being effectively applied.
    • To complete HSEQ Site Inspections.
    • To complete incident investigations and identify and implement improvement measures.
    • Become aware of the functions of other members of staff in the department as they affect your work.
    • To attend necessary meetings as required.
    • To undertake assigned work in a professional and efficient way, in compliance with current HSE legislation, regulatory requirements and the company’s Integrated Management Systems.
    • To communicate in a professional, helpful and non-prejudicial manner in all your dealings with clients and customers as you will be regarded as a representative of your department and the Company, and you should behave accordingly.
    • To behave in a professional manner and always cooperate with all other members of staff.
    • Deliver regular toolbox talks.
    • Review and record First Aid and spill kit provision across all sites.
    • To maintain high standards of work within your department.
    • Any other duties deemed necessary by management.

      The above list is not exhaustive and additional tasks maybe required as directed.

    Essential Criteria:

    • NEBOSH Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety.
    • Proven HSE experience for a minimum of 5 years.
    • Experience of working in New Build and M&E construction environments.
    • Experience of undertaking health and safety audits.
    • Experience of creating RAMS for complex works.
    • Knowledge of health and safety aspects, including legislation and technical standards.
    • Accident and incident investigation experience.
    • Excellent attention to detail, organisational, planning and communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to deal with clients & internal staff.
    • Ability to influence change and challenge those who flaunt H&S rules and guidance.
    • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiatives to achieve self and team targets.
    • Ability to proactively deal with employees all levels across the company to come up with solutions.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Packages I.e. word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook etc
    • Ability to travel to other sites across Ireland and the UK.
    • Full UK Driving licence

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Chartered membership of IOSH or working towards it.
    • NEBOSH Diploma or working towards it.
    • ISO Knowledge (45001 9001, 14001)
    • ISO internal auditing qualification
    • Appointed person Qualification
    • Train the Trainer Qualification


Head Office, Banbridge


08:00-17:00, Mon – Thu; 08:00-15:00, Fri


Competitive depending on experience

Responsible to:

HSEQ Manager

About Us

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in UK's Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of prefabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK and Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build and operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similiar packages to a wide range of public body's throughout Ireland and UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Annual Health Check
  • 30 days Annual Leave

To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to hradmin@alternativeheat.co.uk
Alternative Heat is an equal opportunities employer.

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