Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Technician Apprentice ( Responsive Engineering)


General Description

Responsive Engineering are looking for a health and safety apprentice to start their career journey in September 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

Main Duties

What will the apprentice be doing?

Job Purpose

  • As a Health, Safety, and Environmental (SHE) Technician Apprentice, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of personnel while promoting environmental sustainability within our organisation.
  • Working closely with management and delivery teams, you’ll advise on statutory health, safety, and environmental (SHE) requirements, encompassing a range of responsibilities to safeguard our workforce and mitigate environmental impact.

Day to Day operations

  • The SHE Technician Apprentice operates across all departments, engaging in both office-based and production floor activities. Your responsibilities will include assisting in the development and implementation of safe systems of work, conducting training sessions, investigating incidents, analysing data, and presenting findings to management. You’ll collaborate with diverse stakeholders to foster a culture of safety, health, and environmental stewardship.

As an SHE Technician, you’ll demonstrate the following behaviours, skills, and knowledge:

  • Effective Communication: Ability to communicate assertively and adapt messaging to diverse audiences.
  • Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues, suppliers, clients, and the public, fostering a positive and non-confrontational atmosphere.
  • Positive SHE Culture: Champion a culture of safety, health, and environmental awareness, positively influencing behaviour and resolving conflicts.
  • Innovation: Identify areas for improvement and propose sustainable, innovative solutions.
  • Professional Judgement: Exercise sound judgement within your area of competence, seeking advice when necessary.
  • Ethical Conduct: Adhere to professional codes of conduct and resist pressures to compromise safety standards.
  • Equality and Diversity: Promote fairness and inclusivity in the workplace.
  • Professional Development: Take ownership of your professional development and support others in their learning journey.

Requirements & Prospects

Desired Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
Personal Qualities
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
Future Prospects
  • GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) essential
Things to Consider

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • All training to be work based learning
  • End Point Assessment

About the Employer

Responsive Engineering Ltd provides a complete customised and optimised manufacturing capability under one roof. With our innovative technology and highly skilled employees, we provide discreet components or full service offer to our customers to a very high standard. As a company, we value wellbeing, driven individuals who work well together to be trusted partners with a strong sense of ambition. Our ideal candidate will embody these values and demonstrate a commitment to promoting a safe, positive and supportive work environment.

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Armstrong Works

Scotswood Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE15 6UX

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Expected Duration

24 Months

Possible Start Date

23 Sep, 2024

Working Week

Monday – Thursday 7.30am – 4.00pm and Friday 7.30am – 12.30pm.

Total hours per week: 37.5 hours a week

Apprenticeship Level

Level 3

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Closing date: 16 Sep, 2024