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Occupational Hygiene Technician

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  BYLOR
Employing Company:  Bylor

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Organisation Information: 
Bouygues Travaux Publics (TP) and Laing O’Rourke, two of Europe’s most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture named BYLOR to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion.

Bylor are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale. Bylor have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete.
This is great opportunity to be part of a dynamic organisation that is challenging the industry and making history.


Purpose of the role:
The technician will report to the Occupational Health Hygiene Ergonomics Lead. You will provide support in ensuring the complete occupational hygiene standards are delivered to those working on site and ensuring that these are maintained on the project.


Key responsibilities and specific accountabilities:

  • Performing occupational hygiene monitoring and surveys of personnel and site activities for a range of chemical, physical and biological agents such as dust, respirable crystalline silica, noise, welding fumes, gases, organic vapours, noise, vibration, thermal environment, LEV assessment, etc.
  • Prepare written reports on the projects undertaken
  • Carry out regular workplace inspections to assess occupational hygiene related aspects in light with relevant regulations and to ensure that the site occupational hygiene standards are maintained at high level
  • Participate in occupational hygiene related investigations and studies
  • Provide support for continuous improvement of health risk assessment scheme for various locations of the project

Essential skills & knowledge:
Technical Skills:

  • An analytical approach and high level of attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to operate effectively under pressure
  • The ability to work independently and also as a part of a team to meet health objectives
  • Experience in COSHH
  • Previous experience in construction industry

Interpersonal Skills:

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills to gain the confidence and cooperation of the workforce
  • negotiation skills and the capacity to persuade others in order to achieve results and initiate action
  • an understanding of practical conditions in construction industry and the ability to apply workable (reasonable) solution


Education & Qualifications:

  • Must hold relevant qualification(s) – a Diploma and / or a Science Degree
  • Relevant experience in a similar role is essential ideally in construction, engineering or consultancy. 
  • Must hold the following BOHS module: W501 (W503 & W505 Preferred)


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.