Health & Safety

About The Role

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

MWH Treatment is looking to strengthen their SHEQ team with a Health & Safety Advisor for our ESD joint venture framework. Based in the Stepps office you will help manage the provision of health and safety technical auditing and compliance within ESD principally for the West area. You will be an integral member of the West management team and will provide advice and support locally and to the wider ESD Joint Venture.

ESD is a joint venture between MWH Treatment, Black & Veatch, and Galliford Try formed to deliver Scottish Water’s Non-Infrastructure programme.

You will report directly to the Health & Safety Operations Lead and the responsibilities will include:

  • Provide Health and Safety advice to all levels of staff
  • Provide Health & Safety managers and H&S Operations lead with relevant information
  • Undertake monthly Site Safety Environmental Reviews (SSER) on projects in line with the SSER schedule covering principally Health and Safety and environmental aspects of the project. This may include Parent Company focus areas as and when required.
  • Prepares SSER reports and ensures action items are closed out on Active SHE.
  • Reviews and provides technical feedback on high risk activities and Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Undertake Start on Site documentation assistance, review and technical sign off for each project.
  • Contribute to the Health and Safety annual actions plans with the Health & safety Manager and collate information on progress of implementing plans and targets
  • Identify health and safety training needs and develop and deliver training as required
  • Help to develop and maintain the Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Support and continue to develop and improve the Health and Safety Culture
  • Prepares safety alerts, safety information guidance, toolbox talks as required
  • Set a personal example when visiting offices or sites
  • Assists in undertaking incident investigations and updating Active SHE
  • Attends and supports Delivery Operations Manager at delivery meetings, forums, work groups
  • Support and present any ESD centralised inductions as and when required
  • Support content for the weekly SHE calls
  • Participate in client lead initiatives and liaison with client Safety and Health Advisors
Work closely with the ESD SHE team and delivery teams to support the wider Joint Venture

About You


  • Several years’ experience of working in construction, civil engineering or the utility sector
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate or National General Certificate might be considered or working towards GRAD IOSH /NEBOSH National Diploma
  • Good understanding of the management of health and safety and the implantation of control measures.
  • Knowledge of current health and safety legislation and industry best practice
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in preparing and delivering presentations to management and client personnel
  • Work independently or with others to achieve results
  • Driving licence and willing to travel and stay overnight as necessary
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Share Point, Teams and cloud-based systems
  • Pro-active approach, self-motivated and commercially aware

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.

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