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ES&H Lead

Requisition ID:  235941

  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • Grade:  27
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes 
  • Requisition Posting End Date:  

Role Overview 

·       Support the development and implementation of an ES&H management system. This will include KPIs, 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 CDM project documentation –Preliminary plans, Construction stage plans, Emergency plans, Risk Assessment Method Statements, Temporary Works and Lift Plans. 

·       Establish and drive an effective 30-60-90 Day risk review process

·       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. 

·       Support customers ES&H Delivery Plan. 

·       Review relevant information in safety files for handover. 

·       Oversee incident investigations to ensure lessons-learned are implemented. 

·       Develop best practices and lessons learnt, awareness materials as part of project ES&H campaigns initiatives or follow up to incidents

·       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.  

·       Provide primary focal point on occupational Health and wellbeing support both Bechtel and the customer and contractors employees

·       Support customer in delivery of contractors ESH forums, developing scheduled meetings and providing engagement with the supply chain


Basic & Preferred Experience 

·       10+ years’ experience in ES&H across major infrastructure projects, particularly in the infrastructure sectors. 

·       Experience in developing and maintaining ES&H Management Systems, OHSAS 18001, ISO14001 and 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 




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.