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Permit to Work

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Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
From £550 per day
Job Ref
Date Added
April 4th, 2024

Role: Permit to Work

Location: Rhondda Cynon Taf

Length of role: 7-8 months

Rates: Up to £550 per day.

Method of pay: Any of PAYE/Umbrella/Outside IR35/CIS

Start Date: ASAP

Scope of the role:
We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented candidate with great Permit to Work experience to join our client's construction team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safe execution of tasks on our construction sites by managing, auditing, and monitoring the permit to work system. Your primary responsibility will be to maintain a comprehensive register of permit acceptors and isolating authorities, while upholding compliance with both company and client procedures and processes. You will also be responsible for initiating site audits to ensure adherence to the safe system of work, as well as maintaining a streamlined process for tracking and closing valid work permits upon completion of tasks.

Key responsibilities, accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Permit Management: Maintain an accurate and up-to date register of permit acceptors and isolating authorities. Facilitate the issuance of permits to authorized personnel and ensure the proper documentation of permit-related information.
  • System Auditing and Monitoring: Regularly audit and monitor the permit to work system to ensure strict compliance with company policies, as well as regulatory and client requirements. Identify areas for improvement and recommend necessary changes to enhance safety and efficiency.
  • Site Audits: Initiate and lead site audits to evaluate the implementation of the safe system of work.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to identify potential hazards, assess risk levels, and ensure that all tasks are being executed in accordance with approved permits.
  • Compliance Oversight: Work closely with project managers, supervisors, and safety officers to ensure that all work activities are conducted in accordance with the approved permits. Provide guidance and support to address any non-compliance issues promptly.
  • Work Permit Tracking: Maintain an organized system for tracking valid work permits, including their issuance, extensions, and any associated changes. Ensure that permits are closed promptly and accurately upon the completion of tasks.
  • Communication: Facilitate effective communication among project teams, permit acceptors, isolating authorities, and relevant stakeholders to ensure a clear understanding of permit requirements and safety protocols.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive and accurate records of all permit-related activities, including permit issuance, extensions, closures, and audits. Generate reports and summaries as required for management review.

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • Strong experience working on heavy industrial plants or similar
  • Good understanding of Electrical & Mechanical P&ID
  • In-depth knowledge of permit to work systems, safety regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Strong understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities to collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify potential risks and develop solutions.

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • Proficiency in using permit management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., NEBOSH, IOSH) will be advantageous.
  • Proven track record of successful permit management and compliance oversight.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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