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Graduate H&S Consultant



29d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Cambridge
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  • You need a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in H&S, construction, or design, NEBOSH certificate, analytical skills, strong communication, problem-solving, and time management abilities, teamwork aptitude, interpersonal skills, adaptability, negotiation skills, and a UK driving licence.
  • You will provide expert health & safety advice, conduct audits, review risk assessments, lead workshops, and ensure compliance with regulations while promoting a safety-focused culture at AECOM.


  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2.2 or equivalent) in a health & safety, construction or design discipline.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (desirable)
  • Skills and Experience:
  • Ability to demonstrate logical reasoning and analytical thinking
  • Effective decision making with strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong organisational, problem solving and time management skills
  • Able to produce auditable outputs with clear record of error checking and demonstration of validity in results
  • Ability to assimilate, analyse and clearly communicate information
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to work with a wide range of Clients and Consultants
  • Able to work effectively within a team environment and meet or exceed client expectations
  • Adaptable and can modify the approach to work to suit the needs of the client or project
  • Able to negotiate with and influence third parties
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Providing Health & Safety Consultancy Services as directed including general and specific H&S and construction advice including:
  • Providing advice and assistance to clients, designers and contractors in relation to their duties under the CDM Regulations
  • Providing advice and challenge to design teams to ensure safety in design is applied throughout design stage
  • Carry out workplace inspections & audits
  • Carrying cut construction site health & safety audits
  • Reviewing and advising on risk assessment and method statements
  • Providing advice and assistance to principal contracting organisations
  • Undertaking the role of principal designer on projects where AECOM are leading design
  • Undertaking pro-active and reactive audits and reviews
  • Providing point of contact for client(s) with regard to health and safety matters
  • Facilitating workshops and training sessions
  • Ensuring AECOM QA and Health and Safety responsibilities are discharged
  • Producing comprehensive written reports, notes of meetings, presentations
  • Leading by example in application of AECOM’s Safeguarding value and Safety for Life behaviours


What qualifications are required for the Graduate H&S Consultant position at AECOM?

Candidates should have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a health & safety, construction, or design discipline, with a minimum 2.2 grade or equivalent. Possessing a NEBOSH General Certificate is desirable.

What responsibilities will the Health & Safety Graduate have in this role?

The responsibilities include providing health & safety consultancy services, offering advice and assistance on CDM Regulations, conducting workplace inspections and audits, reviewing risk assessments and method statements, facilitating workshops and training sessions, and ensuring AECOM QA and Health and Safety responsibilities are met.

What skills and experience are required for the Graduate H&S Consultant role?

The ideal candidate should have strong analytical thinking, effective decision-making skills, excellent communication abilities, strong organizational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment. They should also be adaptable, have strong interpersonal skills, and hold a full UK driving license.

Is there a training program available for the Graduate H&S Consultant position at AECOM?

Yes, AECOM provides a training program called ADVANCE, which focuses on developing the best talent across various disciplines and challenging individuals to make a real difference in the world. The program covers topics such as EDI, social value, wellbeing, career development, and professional skills.

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  • Bi-annual salary review while on the GDP

  • 25 days annual leave, plus all public holidays, and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance, income protection (permanent staff only)

  • Flexible benefits such as childcare vouchers and gym membership discount

  • Pension scheme that also gives you access to MyMoneyWorks, which is designed to help you plan for your future goals and provide guidance and information on a range of financial product

  • 15 days paid leave per annum for formally signed up reservists (AECOM is recognised as a Gold Employer by the Ministry of Defence for our work with the Armed Forces Covenant)