Careers at CDM Scotland

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  • Training Manager

    Based: Ayr Office

    Hours: 35 per week

    Rate: TBC

    Description:

    • Deliver a range of services to our Client base which ranges from large scale companies to SMEs
    • Develop and grow our training division throughout the UK, this role will require you to report directly to our Company Director(s)
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to gain and maintain the trust of our team of trainers and supervise their continued development
    • Demonstrate experience in developing relationships with employers and converting dialogue into business
    • Develop and implement S/NVQ Courses across construction related subjects is essential
    • Formulate relevant plans and methodologies to implement Online Training provision
    • Develop training across various platforms and oversee the running of our current courses
    • Maintain our current accreditations to deliver the CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses and IOSH Managing and Working Safely courses

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent qualification)
    • Minimum TECH IOSH
    • Proactive approach to working, willingness to learn and develop, strong people-facing skills
    • Relevant teaching qualifications: Award in Education and Training, PTLLS or equivalent
    • L&D9D1; L&D1; A1, A2 and V1 Qualifications
    • Full, clean Driving Licence and the ability to travel to Clients' sites throughout the United Kingdom

     

  • Principal Designer

    Based: Ayr Office

    Hours: 35 per week

    Rate: TBC

    Description:

    • Strong knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations and associated legislation and guidance
    • Perform the role of Principal Designer on a range of projects throughout the United Kingdom
    • Prepare and deliver Pre-Construction Information Documents, review Construction Phase Plans, issue commencement certificates and submit associated documents on behalf of the Client, prepare and deliver Health & Safety File
    • Provide CDM best practice advice
    • Host CDM Workshops with Clients and Consultants
    • Prepare Project Risk Information
    • Liaise with all project parties
    • Attend Client, Pre-start, Progress and Site meetings and carry out CDM Site Audits

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Civils, Health & Safety (or relevant vocation / relevant experience)
    • NEBOSH NGC/NCC or Diploma (preferred but not essential)
    • Proven experience in successfully providing CDM / Principal Designer services to Clients
    • Proactive approach to working, willingness to learn and develop, personable, flexible
    • Full, clean Driving Licence and the ability to travel to Clients' sites throughout the United Kingdom

     

  • Senior Health & Safety Consultant

    Based: Ayr/Glasgow

    Hours: 35 per week

    Rate: Competitive

    Description:

    • Provide CDM and general H&S services to a range of clients
    • Be able to discuss H&S practically and provide guidance where necessary, working collaboratively with clients to ensure a positive outcome
    • Collaborate with the Directors to co-ordinate health, safety and CDM knowledge both in a project setting and within CDM Scotland Ltd
    • Travel to a range of client sites to provide H&S advice and services
    • Interfacing with clients and regulatory third parties
    • Provide toolbox talks and training as appropriate
    • Preparation of site specific risk assessments when required
    • Co-ordinate accidents & incident management on client sites and complete any required follow-up process
    • Delivery of CITB and IOSH training courses
    • Any other tasks as required by the business

    Qualifications:

    • Educated to degree level with a background in construction, however those with equivalent experience will also be considered
    • Excellent knowledge of safety and construction gained from broad experience across a range of industry sectors
    • Experience and understanding of the practical implementation of the CDM Regulations in addition to Health and Safety
    • Strong people skills to enable you to work effectively with colleagues/suppliers and build strong relationships
    • Be highly organised, an excellent team player with good IT skills and must be able to demonstrate practical competence, flexibility, commitment and problem-solving capabilities
    • The applicant will hold a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) and have membership of a Professional Institution (e.g. CMIOSH or working towards) and hold (desirable) a level 3 qualification such as PTTLS or Award in Education & Training
  • Trainee Principal Designer

    Based: Ayr Office

    Hours: 35 per week

    Rate: TBC

    The role of Principal Designer is to plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety in the pre-construction phase of a project.  As part of the CDM Team you will learn this profession from highly experienced and motivated experts, work as part of a bespoke team, work across all construction sectors, gain new skills and build a wide-ranging folio of work. This is a great opportunity to join our team of experts working on exciting and high-profile construction projects throughout the UK.

    Description:

    • Carrying out the role of Principal Designer in compliance with CDM regulations
    • Coordinating and monitoring designers in compliance with CDM regulations
    • Attending design team meetings, progress meetings, and other meetings
    • Carrying out site audits to assess health & safety compliance
    • Working to specific deadlines, ensuring efficiency and good time management
    • Supporting your allocated mentor and senior team members
    • Undergoing training to ensure any areas of limited skill and knowledge are addressed.

    Qualifications:

    • Educated to a degree level or above in a construction or safety related vocation
    • Ability to work across multiple projects
    • Understanding of the principles of prevention and risk elimination, reduction and control
    • Knowledge of CDM and other associated regulations
    • NEBOSH construction certificate or similar (desirable, but not essential)
    • Understanding of the process of a construction project from inception to completion
    • Construction industry experience (desirable, but not essential).

    Benefits:

    • 26 days annual leave
    • Private healthcare
    • Stakeholder pension available
    • Competitive salary offered in line with experience and qualifications.

     

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