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SHEQ Advisor

Requisition ID: 57948

Domain: Construction/Site Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS is looking for a SHEQ Advisor to join our team in Seaham on a permanent basis. This is a fulltime role working Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 

The main purpose of the role is to support the company in the operation of company systems ISO standards covering the effective management of quality, health, safety and environment. This will include extensive working on live projects across a wide geographical area.  To understand, adhere and implement the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure full compliance to Approved Codes of Practice and legislation.

What will you deliver? 

  • Provide guidance and advice at pre-construction stage to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and company standards.
  • On a day-to-day basis ensure sites comply with statutory requirements and company standards whilst providing relevant guidance and advice.
  • Carry out pre-planned site audits to ensure compliance providing feedback via the company’s reporting system.
  • Highlight areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred, preventing works continuing on site when necessary.
  • Proactively work with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHEQ is considered at all stages and relevant control measures are identified.
  • Investigate incidents and produce detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement.
  • Liaise with enforcing authorities as necessary.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry through regular reading of journals and relevant website/site visits.
  • Raise awareness on SHEQ issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.

What can we offer you? 

On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package, which includes; 

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays) 
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary 
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers 
  • Gym membership discounts  
  • Cycle to work scheme  
  • Holiday purchase scheme 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year 
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes 
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme 
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network 
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app 

Who are we looking for? 

  • Suitable qualifications in either H&S, quality or environmental management. E.g. NEBOSH General Certificate, IEMA etc.
  • Relevant experience of working as part of a SHEQ team
  • Ability to interpret legislation and Approved Codes of Practice
  • Report writing
  • Providing proactive support to operational business units.
  • Up to date knowledge of UK legislation in relation to SHE
  • Ability to work remotely
  • First rate communication and influencing skills
  • Good at developing relationships with Operational leadership
  • Flexible – able to work at all levels and at hands on level
  • Proven written communication skills
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Demonstrate up to date CPD
  • Computer literate in MS Office
  • 5 years relevant experience within the construction industry


Who are we? 

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 

What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.