CDM Principle Designer Advisor

Location: London

Principal Accountabilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Project Engineering Team with all aspects to undertake the role of Principal Designer
  • Managing the process to update and maintain the project Health and Safety File
  • Compiling relevant information for Project ‘Pre-Construction Information’ packs to be include in tender documentation
  • Providing support to the project Principal Designer Committee
  • Follow up and review individual Designer competencies
  • Ensuring safety in design is being implemented in the design process
  • Facilitating and supporting safety in design workshops such as HAZID’s etc.
  • Delivering in house training on Designer duties under The CDM regulations
  • Undertaking audits on sub-contracted designer organisations
  • Providing general HSE support and advice as part of the project HSE team to the project, as instructed by the Project HSE Manager

Knowledge and Skills:


  • NEBOSH General or Construction certificate or equivalent in Occupational Safety & Health Qualification as a minimum.
  • The APS course on Management of Pre-construction Health and Safety or an equivalent qualification
  • Thorough and in-depth knowledge of UK HSE legislation and guidance with practical implementation via good practice.
  • General understanding of maritime legislation, covering offshore wind farms.
  • Experience working as a CDM co-ordinator/Principal Designer on construction / High risk activities/projects.
  • Prior experience gained in an offshore wind projects
  • Detailed knowledge of The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 Pragmatic and practical approach to challenge resolution

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