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ES&H Specialist

Requisition ID:  237830

  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 10/28/2021 

ES&H Specialist 

Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

We are currently recruiting for long term career professionals, with an initial assignment supporting Telecommunications projects across the UK. Bechtel has been selected as a Delivery Partner on a £4 Billion programme to bring high speed internet connectivity to communities. The core focus is to deploy next generation fibre infrastructure across the public sector, businesses, mobile operators, and homes. These projects are key to improving connectivity for millions of people and boosting economic productivity in the long-term.


To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel, bring their experience and expertise to the role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants.



Position Summary

The ES&H Specialist is to assist in matters relating to the safety, health, and environmental performance of our network delivery operations. The role holder will be a key player within the regional build team embedding standards and maintaining reasonable assurance of our contractors. The role holder would be a team player capable of adapting to an integrated team environment and works in one specific geographical location.


Typical Responsibilities



  • Establish and build relationships with the contractor and influence without authority


  • Be an ambassador for ES&H and help everyone understand how they can Champion ES&H as part of their role


  •  Supporting the assurance program conducting site audits of CityFibre Principal Contractors


  • Undertake ES&H audits/inspections, tracking trends and support the City Build Team to mitigate risk


  • Support the contractor to develop contractor owned ES&H Improvement plans when intervention is required


  • Support the contractor during incident investigations to verify the root cause is identified and corrective actions and lessons-learned are implemented


  • Champion the ongoing improvements of the customers ES&H Management Systems in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001, 45001, OHSAS 18001


  • Drive and influence best practice, innovation, and continuous improvement


  • Participate in site ES&H meetings

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • General or Construction NEBOSH Certificate, (or equivalent) and 5 + experience in Telecommunications and/or Utility associated construction industry


  • Understanding of CDM 2015 Regulations and application during differing stages of design and construction


  • Understanding of Safe Location and Avoidance of Underground Services


  • NRSWA Supervisor Qualification


  • First Aid Basic Certificate


  • Full Driver’s License that is valid in the UK

What you can expect from us 

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:  

  • Flexible Working  
  • Private Medical Coverage  
  • Life Insurance Program  
  • Pension Scheme  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Long Term Disability Scheme  


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position.  Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.