Rhead Group Ltd

SHE/CDM Advisor (Electrical Power Distribution) - West Midlands - Coventry

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Active since 10-11-2015 Job category Construction - Engineering
Location Coventry Level -
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
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SHE/CDM Advisor (Electrical Power Distribution)- West Midlands

Through the talent, energy and determination of our team Rhead Group will be a global Consultancy recognised and trusted for the value we bring our clients.

We have the ambition to become market leading in our core sectors: Energy, Power, Defence and Infrastructure, providing professional services consultancy across the whole project lifecycle.

We are committed to attracting and developing the best Industry talent underpinned by a culture of high performance and excellence across the UK, Middle East and Asia/Pacific.

This is where you come in:

Due to the rapid expansion of Rhead Group’s business both within the UK and internationally we have a requirement for a CDM Coordinator to join our expanding Health and Safety Team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • CDMC Trained
  • Witness/Hold Points
  • Handover documentation/Certification Management
  • NCR Management
  • Construction QA
  • Manage specification changes
  • NCR Management
  • Compile pre-construction information for the Works Programme
  • Reviewing Design Contractor’s design plan and CDM Risk Register and ensuring that the design of temporary works has been given appropriate consideration in consultation with the Design Coordinator
  • Ensure the Coordination of design work, planning and other preparation for construction, including temporary works, where relevant to health and safety
  • With support from ‘Technical and Health & Safety Experts’ give advice to the client in order to help them to comply with their CDM duties.
  • Ensure systems are in place to manage the competence of the entire Project Delivery Team (including Client Representatives, Consultants, Contractors, Designers and Sub-contractors).
  • Promote and manage collaborative working between duty holders.
  • Notify the HSE about the project – F10 submissions throughout the project
  • Ensure the suitability of welfare provisions and that the Construction Phase Plan complies with CDM Regulations & requirements
  • Liaise with the Design Coordinator to ensure that the Temporary Works register is being maintained and reviewed by competent engineers
  • Ensure the flow of health and safety information between the client, designers and contractors
  • Facilitate the production and update of the Health and Safety file as required
  • Monitor the development and management of the CDM Risk Register throughout all design phases including the identification and ownership of mitigation measures and the communication of residual risk to the asset operator
  • Provide representation at Formal Process Safety Assessments (e.g. HAZOP) and Project Design Meetings as required


  • Registered with APS/ICE as a competent CDM coordinator or at least on CPD cycle to attain membership
  • NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent safety Qualification
  • SHEA Gas, Persons and BESC (Electric)

Knowledge / Skills / Behaviours:

  • In depth knowledge of the CDM Regulations and how to apply them
  • Experience in providing CDM training to projects for the duty holders within the CDM regulations
  • Understands HS&E Management System and requirements
  • Understanding of the critical interface between temporary and permanent works and how this can be managed
  • Experience in design risk management within the design stage of the project
  • Experience in collating all pre construction information for design and construction works.
  • Experience at Managing the health and safety communication between client, designer and contractor, attending meetings for briefings and document handover as required
  • Experience in ensuring design contractors / principal contractors mitigate hazard and risks to ensure CDM compliance throughout all stages of the project
  • Experience in preparing F10 Notifications to the HSE
  • Experience in assessing competency and suitability of designers and contractors.
  • Experience in Coordinating Health and Safety aspects of the design work, ensuring cooperation and coordination with others on the project
  • Experience in the review of the construction phase Health and Safety Plan for compliance and advising client when necessary
  • Experience at undertaking health and safety audits and inspections as required
  • Experience at reviewing the design change process during construction to ensure that changes are covered by the Construction Phase Plan
  • Experience in ensuring handover documentation (incorporating H&S file) is compiled
  • General understanding of UK legislation relevant to the construction industry
  • Awareness of the importance of competence management systems
  • Along with the challenges and opportunities an expanding, international company can offer you, you will receive a competitive salary, holiday allowance, company car (if required for the role), pension, and other benefits.

To be considered for the above opportunity you must be eligible to live and work in UK, and hold a valid UK drivers licence.

Rhead Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Construction - Engineering
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region United Kingdom

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Name Joe Wadsworth