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Safety Engineer / Specialist

Requisition ID:  257785

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single
  • Grade: 25
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed? No 
  • Requisition Posting End Date:  
  • Telework Type: N/A 
  • Employee Referral Amount:  

Project Overview 

This position is for an aviation project in Ireland. Bechtel will be working in an integrated team with our client to support the delivery of a Capital Investment Plan of circa €2bn within an operating airport environment. 


The ideal candidate would be a team player capable of adaptation to an integrated team environment. A driven self-starter, confident, agile, articulate and capable of leading change by example. Collaborative and flexible to meet all the demands of the client. 


Role Overview 

  • Support the development and implementation of an ES&H management system. This will include KPI’s, dashboards, procedures and reporting systems that will align with the Client’s requirements and legislation.  
  • Develop and deliver ES&H inductions to staff and sub-contractors. 
  • Conduct site audits, site inspections, task inspections and environmental audits. 
  • Review PSDP, PSCS project documentation –Preliminary plans, Construction stage plans, Emergency plans, Risk Assessment Method Statements, Temporary Works and Lift Plans. 
  • Assist with implementing and maintenance of ISO standards.  
  • Enforce a preventative approach to ES&H, reviewing and amending control measures. 
  • Ensure that records of statutory inspections are kept. 
  • Manage the Client’s Permission to Work (P2W) system, review all submitted documents before permission to work is granted. 
  • Review relevant information in safety files for handover. 
  • Oversee incident investigations to ensure lessons-learned are implemented. 
  • Keep the programme updated on any proposed change in legislation and advise of the implications. 
  • Ensure the ES&H management systems remain fit for purpose and are continuously improved.  


Basic & Preferred Experience 

  • 10+ years’ experience in ES&H across major infrastructure projects, particularly in the aviation industry. 
  • Experience in developing and maintaining ES&H Management Systems, Safe T Cert, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001 



  • Knowledge of forms of contract and specifications would be advantageous 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential 
  • A positive and flexible work attitude 
  • Ability to handle tight deadlines and conflicting priorities 
  • Ability to manage meetings 
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office, Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project Primervera 



  • Health & Safety diploma or degree essential, along with circa 10 years experience 
  • Safepass accreditation 
  • Basic fire, asbestos and confined space safety awareness 

Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine what COVID-19 safety protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking. The protocols for the position may be different from those of your current work location and may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Should you be selected, you will be required to comply with the COVID-19 safety protocols of your new work location. 

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