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SHEQ Advisor

Central Scotland
£34K : £40K DOE and company vehicle will be provided
Engineering, Manufacturing

SHEQ Advisor

Location: Hillington, Glasgow
Salary: £34K – £40K DOE and company vehicle will be provided
Contract: Full time & Permanent
Hours: Monday to Friday (40 hours)

About Us

IQA Group is a leading provider of utility contracting services to Distribution Network Operators, the private sector and the public sector across the UK. Established in 2002, IQA now employs over 250 people across our four sites – Glasgow, North Wales, Newcastle and Liverpool.

Our parent company Elecnor, have 60 years of continuous growth and a presence in more than 50 countries, Elecnor has become one of the most outstanding Spanish business groups and a benchmark in the infrastructure, renewable energy and technology sectors

This is an exciting time to join IQA, at a period of growth and diversification.

To support this grown we are looking to recruit a SHEQ Advisor to join our team in Hillington, Glasgow.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced SHEQ Advisor, who will manage and maintain Regional Safety, Environmental and Quality Programme and provide professional support and advice to the Management Team and Staff on Occupational Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality matters with particular reference to overhead lines (distribution and transmission). You will provide an Assurance and Audit role in the company and assist staff and contractors in respect of compliance with relevant legislation, client standards and contractual arrangements relative to all Company activities. You will be a proactive team member who will engage staff and managers to maximise improvements in safety performance.

Key Responsibilities:

Health & Safety Inspections / Audits

  • Conduct health and safety audits, risk assessments and workplace inspections recommending remedial actions where necessary.
  • Ensure any actions arising from audits, risk assessments or inspections are closed out.
  • Manage and coordinate IQA Safety Committees for Region.


  • Review, implement and manage the Company Procedures, Processes and Policies to suit business needs.
  • Prepare plan for completion of quality audits on all processes.
  • Conduct quality audits on all processes recommending remedial actions as necessary.
  • Ensure any actions arising from quality audits are closed out.

Compliance with Legislation

  • Advise on the interpretation and implementation of the Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Proactively review new legislative documents and incorporate into safety management system.
  • Act as liaison with all accreditation bodies.

Employee Welfare

  • Promote a positive health, safety and environmental culture within the company.
  • Ensure employees work in safe conditions and that exposure to hazards is reduced to as low as is reasonably practicable.
  • Ensure there are facilities and arrangements in place for employee welfare at work.
  • Ensure arrangements are in place for safe use of equipment and substances.
  • Investigate all accidents and incidents, identify root cause and recommend appropriate remedial actions where required.


  • Develop and deliver training sessions relating to Quality, Environment, Health and Safety

Experience & Abilities:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • NEBOSH Environmental Certificate
  • or IEMA Associate Certificate
  • Experience in electrical networks/utilities
  • Thorough in-depth experience & knowledge of CDM & NRSWA regulation requirements
  • Evidence of influencing and high-level communication skills both verbal and written reports.
  • Ability to show analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook etc.
  • Ability to work across sites, keeping connectivity and relationships building at all times
  • Strong work ethic, able to work of own initiative and ability to be proactive

There will be on occasion, a requirement to visit other branches and candidates must be willing to commit to travelling and working away from the main office.

If you have the skills and experience we require for this role, please click on the APPLY button and forward an up to date CV and cover letter.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within four weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

No Agencies please!

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