Compliance Officer - Asbestos, 419.13

Manchester, UK
15 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Advert Fixed Term for up to 1 year (Information for Internal Staff - Secondment opportunities must be discussed with your current line manager prior to submitting an application for this post). West Lothian Council are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced construction professional to undertake asbestos related activities for a fixed term of 12 months only in support of Council services to ensure compliance with the Council's asbestos management policy, management plan and services procedures, and asbestos legislation. Duties will include providing advice and guidance, appropriate and adequate management information ranging from asbestos databases to systems for works orders and the maintenance of records. Monitoring performance and assessing competency of contractors and consultants engaged in asbestos work; specifying and procuring asbestos work through agreed frameworks; assessing the adequacy of risk assessments and safe systems of work; managing asbestos survey work; delivery of training in asbestos awareness and analysing data. In the delivery of these duties you will liaise closely with the Asbestos Coordinator. The postholder will have relevant professional experience as a result of working in a similar role encompassing all aspects of asbestos site work including contract and project management and risk assessment. Experience of asbestos work is required. The postholder will have personal qualities that enable them to work efficiently under pressure and to communicate effectively. The skills and experience you must have: Education to degree level or equivalent relevant experience BOHS P402 Building Surveys and Building Sampling for Asbestos Up to date knowledge of asbestos legislation and related building standards Technical background in building maintenance Good communication and reporting writing skills Experience of managing asbestos removal works related to property. This job was originally posted as