H&S / CDM Consultant

The H&S/CDM Consultant provides our clients with comprehensive advice on all aspects of the H&S and CDM Regulations.  They also provide a structured platform in which to undertake effective design risk management whilst fulfilling the Principal Designer duties on their projects, from feasibility through to handover of the Health and Safety File.

What does the role involve?

  • Ensure Clients are informed of their duties under CDM 2015.
  • Perform Principal Designer duties in accordance with CDM 2015.
  • Undertake effective design risk management throughout design and construction.
  • Advise Project Design Team, members including client organisations, on Health and Safety risk management matters.
  • Critically appraise Design Risk Assessments submitted by Project Design Team.
  • Assist with the completion of Design Risk Assessments.
  • Preparation of Health and Safety project documentation.
  • Communicating effectively with contractors, designers and clients.
  • Ensuring designers comply with CDM 2015 regulations.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the pre-construction phase of projects.
  • Development / review of project pre-construction information.
  • Construction site CDM Audits to review management arrangements on the Clients behalf.
  • Submission of F10 notification to the HSE.
  • Attending design, pre-construction site meetings and progress meetings.
  • Assisting in carrying out design risk reviews.
  • Provide support to Senior Consultants on more complex and challenging projects.
  • Identifying and managing design related risks within design and construction.
  • Communicating effectively with contractors, designers and clients.
  • Reviewing and monitoring designers’ compliance.
  • Assistance with producing and reviewing risk assessments and method statements.
  • Review of contractors O&M manuals.
  • Review of PDs Health and Safety file.
  • Assistance with production of Health and Safety File.
  • Always take personal responsibility for the Health and Safety of self and others by working within the Health and Safety policy and procedures.
  • Endeavour to improve our social and environmental impact.
  • Any other duties as reasonably required of my role.

    What skills and experience might a person need to develop to undertake this role?
  • IOSH/Association for Project Safety qualification or working towards.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of CDM2015 implementation.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Experience of using a wide range of tools and processes within your role; from simple and effective risk registers to sophisticated risk modelling software.
  • Experience in providing and translating to our clients, the best advice to help develop risk responses and plans to eliminate the risks on their projects or within their existing facilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill as the role is client facing.
  • Ability to produce your own documentation based on our standards.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills in the delivery of the services for multiple projects at any one time.

    What makes a Fulkers person?
  • Friendly
  • Ambitious
  • Proactive
  • Professional
  • Supportive

    Please remember, job descriptions are a guide to the skills, experience, and personal traits we consider necessary for each role.

    The development of career progression will be driven by the individual, with the support of their manager and regular reviews and appraisals. 

    Promotions will also be subject to business needs. Job descriptions are not an exhaustive list and there is always an element of overlap between the roles as we support each other and undertake new work to gain experience.