Graduate HSE Advisor Glasgow 2024

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In this role, you'll have a variety of responsibilities that contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. It's important that everyone understands and follows the Health, Safety, and Environmental standards, and you'll play a key role in ensuring this. You'll also assist in complying with our HSE policies, legislation, and best practices. You’ll collaborate with the HSE Advisors in supporting the HSE audit process will be a key part of your role.

In the event of accidents, you'll support the HSE&G Team in conducting investigations where appropriate. Additionally, you'll assist leaders in conducting various risk assessments, including workplace, fire, task-based, and individual assessments.

Promoting a positive HSE culture is another important aspect of this role. Your effective engagement and support for agreed campaigns and initiatives will help create a positive environment. We value innovation, so you'll have the opportunity to assist the HSE Leadership team in creating HSE annual campaigns and initiatives focused on best practices and targeting key trends across Drax Scottish Assets.

Lastly, you'll play a crucial part in the implementation and continuous improvement of our HSE management system. Your contributions will help us maintain a safe and healthy workplace for all.

About you

To thrive in this role, it would be quite beneficial to possess an HNC or an equivalent qualification in a related HSE discipline. Being able to effectively convey your thoughts and ideas both in spoken and written form is of utmost importance.

Additionally, consistently projecting a calm and composed demeanour, particularly in challenging circumstances, is crucial. Having a strong level of drive, coupled with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, would be a great asset. Furthermore, possessing robust analytical capabilities and the ability to practically apply health and safety environmental legislation are highly valued. Lastly, being able to work independently and effectively manage your own workload is essential.

About Drax

Drax Group is at the forefront of renewable energy – we’re working exceptionally hard to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future which is changing the way energy is generated, supplied, and used.

Our world-leading ambitions are to be a global leader in carbon removals, to be a global leader in sustainable biomass pellets, to be a UK leader in dispatchable, renewable energy generation, and ultimately be carbon negative by 2030. No small task!

We operate globally – four power generation sites in the UK, manufacturing facilities across the US and Canada, and supplying biomass customers across Europe and Asia.

We’re big on providing opportunities for growth – which is why we heavily invest in early careers. From work experience programmes to graduate schemes, developing future talent is hugely important to us, Our graduate opportunities will give you exposure to key areas of our business, developing your understanding of not only your specialist area, but of the wider renewable energy sector and its drive to tackle climate change head on.

About our recruitment process

We pride ourselves on creating a great experience for anyone who applies to join Drax, so you can expect clear and timely communication throughout.

You’ll start with sending us your CV, which we’ll read and review with interest, and if we’ve got any questions we’ll be in touch. Then it’s some online reasoning tests – we appreciate they’re not everyone’s cup of tea, but they help us determine if you’ll be able to deliver in our graduate roles. Your main activity will be an assessment centre where not only will we get to see you in action over a number of exercises, you’ll also get chance to meet some our current graduates, managers and leaders, and get a real sense of our culture and environment.

We’re a people led business, so if talking through your application works best for you, please contact

DEADLINE 9th January 2024