Health and Safety Advisor

  • Job Reference: 454262
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Alstom
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Rolling Stock, Other Rail Jobs, Safety & Health Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you seeking to enhance your career and join us on our journey as our EHS Advisor on a Permanent basis and make your mark with a globally renowned organisation in the rail sector? The EHS Advisor is a key and integral role supporting multiple projects within D&IS such as renewals and enhancement schemes which vary in size from updating and improving life expired signalling equipment to installing and commissioning new equipment. Roles will be based across the different sites dependent on the project requirements. You will support the EHS Manager – in maintaining Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance across all projects.


Your future role

You’ll be tasked to advise the team on all aspects of EHS and to offer support and assistance where required in order to successfully deliver the project/s and maintain and improve ESH standards. Other aspects of the role include:

  • Providing support for & to monitor all aspects of Occupational Health & Safety, Quality & Environment specifically Risk Assessments and associated controls.
  •  Advising the Teams on all EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) where applicable (shifts as necessary)
  • Undertaking inspections and audits as necessary.
  • Producing EHS objectives from reviews, findings and audits.
  • Monitor KPI’s and other indicators (submitting to Client)
  • Lead and co-ordinate project Accident investigations / Incidents / Near Misses.
  • Managing Close Calls and ensure that they are tracked and the associated corrective actions are closed out adequately(RSSB CCS)
  • Undertaking and support projects traffic management plans (TMP)
  • Undertaking and support project induction process. · Supporting project/sites fatigue management processes.
  • Supporting and undertaking Client, Contractor, Supplier EHS engagement meetings as required.
  • Providing EHS support for the AUK&I where applicable.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • NEBOSH Diploma ( or working towards) / NEBOSH General/Construction Certificate
  • NEBOSH Fire Risk Management Certificate (not mandatory)
  • IEMA Certificate or equivalent
  • Internal Quality Auditor
  • Training Skills (A1/A2)or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of Construction and CDM Regulations
  • Experience of working with ISO14001, ISO45001 & OHSAS 18001 (45001) / HSG 65 standards.
  • Knowledge and experience of working on operational railway infrastructure (Network Rail)
  • Working knowledge of Railway specific standards
  • Working knowledge of U.K. Health and Safety legislation


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with colleagues and customers based all over the world
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive benefits (pension, life ins., medical). 


What we offer

We offer a highly competitive starting salary of c. £48K plus 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style.


We value inquisitive, innovative and motivated people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. At Alstom we'll consider requests for flexible working for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise. Many of our staff work flexibly including job sharing, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.