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Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Apprentice

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Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) Apprentice


NGE Liverpool Fiber are looking for a passionate SHEQ Apprentice to help the growth of their very exciting Liverpool Backhaul Project. The successful candidate will be working predominantly in the company’s Liverpool office, receiving practical training in SHEQ. Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at TechIOSH level. They will also be eligible to join the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) at Affiliate level.

Full Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working with management and delivery teams to advise on the statutory health, safety and environmental requirements.
  • Assist the management team in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System by updating systems in line with changes in legislation or best practice, delivering training, coaching operational teams and undertaking workplace inspections.
  • Provide advice on the practical implementation of the company’s SHE policies and processes applying generic industry guidance into the context of the workplace.
  • Support the practical application of the workplace instructions and suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products
  • Support and assist in the implementation of SHE inspections and monitoring systems demonstrating the balance between enforcement and internal support.
  • Undertake and/or assist with the monitoring, analysis of and reporting of SHE performance.
  • Prepare and maintain records relating to safety, health and environmental matters that comply with legal and workplace requirements and are accessible to those who are authorised to use them. E.g. records associated with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations, Noise at Work Regulations, Hand Arm Vibration Regulations or Environmental Permitting Regulations.
  • Assist the management team in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Occupational Health, Occupational Hygienists and others as required and directed.
  • Research Safety, Health and Environmental Issues and best practices. Review updates of health and safety regulations e.g. changes to Construction, Design and Management Regulations or updates to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health along with workplace instructions, making sure that information is from reliable sources.
  • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed.
  • Recognise where decisions have a financial cost and assisting to develop a budget.
  • Recognise situations where the activity will benefit from contributions and expertise of other internal departments such as HR, Finance, IT or Occupational Health.

Working Week: Monday to Friday, 9.00-17.00

Desired Skills

  • Team player
  • Contribute to a positive SHE culture
  • Able to use Professional Judgement
  • Ability to present and hold audience’s attention

Personal Qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Drive for innovation
  • Commitment to equality and diversity


  • 5 GCSE grades A* – C including English and Maths, as well as knowledge to level 1 equivalent ICT

Training to be Provided

Level 3 Safety, Health and Environmental Technician Apprenticeship

Future Prospects

Successful completion of this apprenticeship will lead to a full time position.

Please reference application ID: NGESHE1 in your application.

Employer: NGE Liverpool Fiber

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £4.30 per hour

Available Positions: 1

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