Job Type
Permanent Full Time


Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Highly competitive

Working hours: 07.30am – 16.30pm, Monday - Friday

Benefits: Car Allowance, 25 Days Holiday + BH, Company Pension, Private Healthcare, Company Sick Pay, Flex Benefits (EMCOR UK discount scheme)


At EMCOR UK, we revolutionise facilities management by combining our engineering heritage and innovation capability. We prioritise people in everything we do, collaborating closely with our customers to understand all their needs, from the big picture to day-to-day operations. Our purpose is to "create a better world at work". Using our unique insight platform, "One Data World," we harness data-driven intelligence to make informed decisions, adapting our services to meet our customers’ evolving requirements. This allows us to cultivate an enhanced workplace experience for their teams whilst optimising efficiency, meticulously managing every asset, and minimising their impact on the planet. All supported by our commitment to safety, compliance, and assurance. Our partnering approach empowers our customers to shape a better future. Whether guiding their path to net zero or redeveloping their facilities for enhanced efficiency, we create better places for work whilst taking away the burden of facility operations, freeing up our customers to concentrate on their business.

Role overview:

Collaborate with the DHSW to conceptualise, construct, and execute a progressive and integrative Safety agenda implementing operating systems and establishing a preventative methodology drawing upon practical-based experience. Coordinate the development of a vision and mission for a broad-based, holistic concept of Safety for EMCOR UK through the organisation’s adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and emerging ISO standards. Advise upon and discharge the organisational direction for effective Safety based interventions linked to positive and inclusive behaviour for all employees, supply chain and other stakeholders as appropriate.


What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for providing Safety and risk intelligent professional support to the DHSW whilst supporting and advising all management teams, employees, volunteers and supply chain partners.
  • Work collaboratively with support functions (in particular Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing and Operations Executives) to form sustainable relationships designed to establish a cohesive long-term improvement program for Safety.
  • Develop proactive strategies for the Safety management of our workforce, supply chain and the wider external community in the context of those people living near to and/or likely to be affected by our construction and operations.
  • Develop education and communications strategies which underpin programmes designed to help our workforce understand how best to manage the general Safety of themselves and their colleagues along with when and where to access specialist support as appropriate.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the practical application of practioner led techniques internally and externally for EMCOR UK; promoting our approach Safety within our customer base and prospective customers as requested.
  • Develop and manage risk based assurance programmes consistent with monitoring the application and efficacy of corporate Safety policies and procedures and to interpret and recommend strategies designed to positively affect productivity and shareholder returns.
  • Provide intellect and oversight to maximise efficiencies in operations and ensure service quality initiatives are consistent with those of EMCOR UK, regulatory industry standards and customer expectations across Safety disciplines.
  • Recommend and where directed, discharge activities across all areas of Safety, in support of a homogenous approach to the delivery of workplace interventions.


Who you’ll be:

  • Chartered Safety Practitioner equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Safety (or transferrable people-based discipline) or a similar related topic
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of aspects of Safety and risk management. 
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current Safety issues legislation, management and ISO standards  
  • Ability to interpret and provide authoritative advice on Safety management issues 
  • Knowledge of workplace Safety initiatives and how they add value to an organisation


At EMCOR UK, we embrace and celebrate diversity in all its forms.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic that makes you unique. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce fosters creativity, innovation, and better problem-solving.

We encourage applications from all candidates and are committed to providing equal opportunities for employment and growth, supported by our inclusive policies and practices.

Join us in our endeavour to build a culture of mutual respect and equity, a place where every voice is heard, and every individual is championed.

Join us in building a better world at work.


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