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Health & Safety Advisor


Gauteng, United Kingdom

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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Our specialists are responsible for the management and control of hundreds of major capital programs totaling over US$300 billion across all continents and market sectors, including transportation/infrastructure, mining and minerals, environmental, facilities, water and energy.

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

On a daily basis, the Advisor must manage all the contractors on site. The Advisor will be responsible to manage all safety on site and make sure that all the contractors keep their files up to date.

The Advisor must communicate the Construction Readiness Plan to the contractors and make sure every contractor follows the approved CRP for the site.

Co-ordinate the working within the PTW version 5 system.

The Advisor must make sure everyone on site is in possession of a valid Pragma online Passport and construction medicals.

The Advisor will do the inductions on site and make sure all activities are well planned when it comes to HSSE on site.

Conduct Daily Talk not Ticks with staff to gauge assurance and understanding of all training.

Should contractors require a Permit the Advisor will issue those permits on site and supervise the work full time

The Advisor will evaluate the days WCF, JHA, Permit to make sure all activities was addressed and proper controls is in place before activities take place.

The Advisor must record all incidents on site and report to the HSSE Manager and Project Manager immediately.

The Advisor will be responsible to stop any person on site with a LSR violation and report it immediately to HSSE Manager and Project Manager.

Daily the Advisor must update the RAP tracker and make sure all deviations found for the day was closed out. This RAP tracker will be a control framework that will indicate every day’s noncompliance on site with actions and close out. A copy of this RAP tracker must be sent to the HSSE Manager on a weekly basis.

Daily the PI/NM’s must be recorded on the Lifeguard System

Should circumstances change on site, the Advisor must stop the work and inform the PM and only the PM will be able to open the site again.

The Advisor must control the competencies of the workers on site as per the CRP.

The Advisor will be responsible to make sure that the contractors work within their scope of their HSSE plan.

Should the scope or conditions change on site the Advisor will review their risk assessments and approve these changes in the contractor’s safety plans.

The Advisor will be responsible to send the stats through to the HSSE Manager

The Advisor shall not to allow any contractor to work in the Hazardous zone unless the contractor was accredited; the PTW system is followed & valid passports available.

The Advisor will be responsible to conduct emergency evacuation drill on site and record these drills.

The Advisor will be responsible to identify shortfall in competencies of the workers on site and send recommendations to the HSSE Manager and Project Manager immediately.

Recognition reward programme - The Advisor will be responsible to send through his recommendation monthly or to the HSSE Manager and Project Manager. This recommendation must be based on workers who actively participate in HSSE on site, assistance in Goal Zero and Positive interventions on the site.

Ensure contractor conducts all checklists/registers on equipment & activities as per OHS Act and applicable regulations e.g. PPE issue & control, Fire equipment, Excavations,

Conduct an initial compliance check on all equipment coming onto site and verify compliance/calibrations (possibility introduce a sticker tag system) e.g. Gas testers, Defective tools / homemade tools.

Counter check the equipment compliance on site and stop non-complianc


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