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Safety Supervisor

Requisition ID:  228622

  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Single
  • Project No.:  [[cust_projectNumber]]
  • Grade:  25-26
  • Position to be Panel Interviewed?  Yes 

Project Description

Multi-year UK nuclear infrastructure programme for which Bechtel will provide PMO (including Project, Engineering, Commercial and Construction Management) services. This programme involves a multi—billion investment in nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.

The Safety Supervisor will have a direct reporting line to the ES&H Manager and a matrix reporting line to the GBU’s ES&H Functional Management.

Role Overview

  • Plans and coordinates work requiring independent judgment and experience in the application of standard, specialised safety techniques and formulation of safety procedures and/or plans to reduce potential identified safety hazards. 
  • Supervises and gives technical advice and direction to Safety Specialists
  • Prepares safety reports and reviews reports drafted by others. 
  • Assists in the integration of ES&H requirements into the planning, permitting, design, and construction. 
  • Assists teams to incorporate specialized ES&H requirements, evaluates and applies risk management principles, and acts as field safety coordinator/inspector.
  • Ensures that requirements are evaluated and communicated to achieve ESH zero incident performance.
  • Provides ES&H technical assistance to other project personnel. 
  • Guides, coaches, and motivates others to implement ES&H policies and standards.
  • Promotes integrity, technical competence, and commitment to ES&H.
  • Provides technical support to feasibility studies, site assessment studies, safety cases, work packages and risk assessments.
  • Works with Engineering, Procurement and Construction to ensure that ES&H requirements are incorporated into designs, processes and procedures
  • Liaises with contractor safety personnel, oversees contractor ESH activities and undertakes daily monitoring of work practices of Bechtel and construction contractors.
  • Attends meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors / subcontractors to communicate on ES&H requirements and lessons learned
  • Conducts project incident investigations and notifications; documents factors contributing to an incident and ensures the preparation of required reports.
  • Supports project/site HSE committee and facilitates the craft-based leadership program
  • Coordinates inspection tours by senior management
  • Delivers project ES&H inductions and other ES&H training of project personnel.
  • Ensures environmental compliance of construction activities to contractual commitments, permits, and the Environmental Management Plan (EMP).
  • Reviews Emergency response plans including rescue, emergency transportation, and evacuation for foreseeable incidents and observes regular drills and exercises.
  • Supports occupational health specialists in delivery of D&A testing, occupational health screening, case management and wellness activities


Basic Qualifications:

  • NEBOSH or equivalent Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health, Environmental Management or related technical discipline.
  • Working towards professional membership of relevant UK Institute e.g. Grad.IOSH, Tech. IOSH


Minimum Qualifications

  • The position is open to United Kingdom (UK) Nationals only.  UK/US dual citizens may be considered. 
  • This position is also subject to a successful interview and agreement upon terms and conditions of employment.  Candidate must be able to obtain an SC security clearance.
  • Experience in safety compliance inspection/assessment during construction.
  • Knowledge of ES&H systems, principles, terminology and methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UK ES&H laws/regulations, and Approved Codes of Practice for minimizing potential ES&H impacts during project execution 
  • Experience of delivering ES&H training programs in construction
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in identifying trends, investigating solutions and determining corrective actions.
  • Skill in the preparation and presentation of oral and written reports and training.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Bechtel’s ES&H policies and procedures
  • Experience on UK nuclear and/or defence projects
  • Understanding of the UK Nuclear Site Licence conditions
  • Experience of incident investigations in a highly regulated industry
  • Technical knowledge of hazardous materials and waste management

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.