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Health and Safety Officer

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Health and Safety Officer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

Job description

We are now looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join us working out of our Banbury depot. You will be responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of health & safety in accordance with company policy and relevant statutory provisions.



  • Oversee all Egis M40 H&S activities and maintain standards of H&S in the work environment
  • Carry out regular site safety audits, risk assessments and document the findings and implement necessary corrective actions
  • Be responsible for Legionella monitoring and control within the depots
  • Lead accident investigations and ensure remedial actions are put in place
  • Collate and maintain any data, records or other information required for H&S within Egis M40 and identify any trends that require attention
  • Facilitate the implementation, monitoring and review of the Company’s H&S policies and assist with the implementation of new Company safety procedures
  • Advise management on H&S laws, regulations and directives which affect the company and its employees
  • Complete statutory notifications to the H&S Authority for all incident or accident reporting
  • Maintain and administer the Company's safety manuals, standards, procedures and other related H&S documents and training documentation
  • Ensuring that records of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment
  • Preparation of Health & Safety communications to the workforce
  • Attending, contributing and advising in internal and external Safety Meetings
  • Ensuring contractor safety statements and required Method Statements are available and assessed
  • Advising and assisting in drafting and communicating Risk Assessments and Method Statements, and COSHH Assessments



  • Ideal candidate will be qualified in Health & Safety with 3 years’ experience in a similar highways’ environment
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance procedures, publications and an ability to interpret relevant legislation
  • Proven ability to carry out effective investigations, audits, inspections and compile reports and recommendations as appropriate
  • Proven ability to apply best practice to prevent or reduce injury claims and carry out and manage incident investigations
  • High level of communication skills, including written, oral and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in the application of Microsoft office suite
  • Experience in maintaining ISO standards
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexibility required
  • Full driver's license
  • Positive, energetic and focused, with good organisational ability
  • Experienced in working autonomously and within teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Committed to one’s own personal and professional development

A Company vehicle is provided



We are committed to our planet

In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.

Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required