Careers at CDM Scotland

Any vacancies at CDM Scotland will be listed here.

Please send your C.V. and covering e-mail to [email protected]

  • 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

     

  • 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.

     

  • Health & Safety Consultant

    Based: Ayr Office

    Hours: 35 per week

    Rate: TBC

    Description:

    • Provide CDM and 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

    Qualifications:

    Ideally educated to degree level with a background in construction, however equivalent experience will also be considered

    NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent) and membership of a Professional Institution (e.g. CMIOSH or working towards)

    Excellent knowledge of safety and construction gained from broad experience across a range of industry sectors

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