HSE Officer Switzerland

Company Overview

The STS Group is dedicated to being the leading and most cost-efficient provider of electrical engineering, instrumentation, design and commissioning services across Ireland, UK, Europe and the Middle East. Since its formation, STS Group has broadened its scope to become a full-service provider to world renowned brand names in the Pharmaceutical, Data Centre, Utilities, Oil, Gas & Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Transport and other industry sectors.

Headquartered in Waterford, Ireland, STS Group is one of three business units within Dussmann Technical Solutions (DTS) and is a proud member of the Dussmann Group. STS Group employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education ensuring that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.

Role and Responsibilities

The STS Group are currently recruiting for a HSE Officer for a new project in Switzerland.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Multi-site role providing HSE cover while other HSE personnel are on rotation
  • Adherence to the STS Safety Management system
  • Adherence to relevant Environmental, Health & Safety statutory provisions & legislation
  • Drafting where required & maintaining HSE Plans
  • Development of task specific Method statements and risk assessments in conjunction with the Supervisor
  • Coordination of project safety indicators. Monthly KPI report to Group HSE Manager
  • Good Safety Practices are managed & maintained
  • Safety interventions are completed & registered
  • Carry out regular site audits and inspection, document results and follow up on any corrective actions
  • Ensure records of statutory inspections are available for project activities, tool and plant
  • Adopt a Proactive approach to project EHS requirements
  • Ability to work either independently or as part of a team
  • Provide Safety input to site management & at site EHS forums
  • Ensure project sub-contractor adhere to project EHS policies & procedures
  • STS site induction & training is coordinated, managed & maintained
  • Project PPE is resourced & available
  • Compile & carry out Toolbox talks
  • Method Statement briefings
  • Assist or carry out accident/incident/near-miss investigation reports in a timely manner & ensure communication to project management
  • Welfare & Hygiene facilities are in place, managed & maintained
  • Liaison with site Project Management on environmental, health & safety issues
  • Waste reduction and recycling programmes are maintained in line with project policies & procedures
  • Monitoring of the COVID-19 site plan

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Relevant third level qualification in Environmental, Health & Safety (Degree or Diploma)
  • 3+ years’ experience of managing environmental, health and safety on construction sites
  • Previous experience of working on Pharmaceutical or Data Centre projects
  • Thorough knowledge of current environmental, health and safety legislation
  • Ability to efficiently manage all environmental, health and safety issues on site
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Ability to work on own initiative and possess strong interpersonal and communications skills to lead a team
  • Instructor training courses in working at heights, manual handling or abrasive wheels (desirable)

Other Information


  • Excellent package on offer for the right person in line with qualifications and experience
  • Rotation with flights back home once per month
  • Accommodation and transport to work provided

To apply, please send your CV to pkelleher@stsgroup.ie
Note: applicants must be eligible to work in Switzerland. Please do not apply if you are not eligible to get a work permit for Switzerland.