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Jacobs Health and Safety Apprentice in London, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The opportunity

Reporting directly to the Head of H&S for MPPG, with the support of your HS mentor and collaborative team, you will develop your skills, knowledge and experience through hands on exposure to the markets Jacobs operate within and embark upon your H&S journey and career path.

You will help to champion our Beyond Zero culture of caring and help to drive continuous improvement, demonstrating adaptability and commitment to supporting our team and clients across transportation in our journey to H&S excellence.

The role will be based out of London Cottons Centre within a dynamic working environment to support and working in equilibrium with other teams and supporting some of the most prestigious projects within the UK.

Full details of the apprenticeship can be found here Safety, health and environment technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/safety-health-and-environment-technician/) .

A further development plan will be in place following successful achievement of level 3.

Responsibilities (working towards)

  • Present and delivering SHE training, toolbox talks, inductions or presenting data or investigation findings to the workforce or management team.

  • Assist the management team in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System by updating systems in line with changes in legislation or best practice

  • Provide advice on the practical implementation of the company’s SHE policies and processes applying generic industry guidance into the context of the workplace.

  • Support the practical application of the workplace instructions

  • Support and assist in the implementation of SHE inspections and monitoring systems demonstrating the balance between enforcement and internal support.

  • Undertake and/or assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of SHE performance.

  • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed.

  • Assist and promote an enthusiastic HSE culture that delivers positive commitment.

  • Working with your Mentor to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSE management system.

  • Make recommendations for improvement as appropriate.

  • Assist in producing HSE performance reports as required.

  • Promptly alert line and functional management to significant accidents and incidents.

  • Where appropriate be involved in the investigation and ensure that the findings are reported.

  • Review reports for Accident’s and Incident’s and Investigations, identify any trends and ensure that there is an appropriate response to prevent future recurrence.

  • Maintain training record with your Mentor in line with the agreed HSE Apprentice Road Map.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to adapt and learn within high pressured environments.

  • Confidently communicate with all levels of employees.

  • Innovative thinking.

  • IT skills.

  • Microsoft office competence.

  • 5 GCSE’s A*- C including English and Maths.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk to view and access our roles.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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