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DSEAR Advisor

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services are currently looking to recruit a DSEAR Advisor to join the team at Sennybridge Camp in Powys, Wales.

The primary function role is to act as the regional technical lead on DSEAR. Being responsible for ensuring the implementation of all management controls to meet the requirements of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) at all sites throughout the Region. The Secondary function is to support the Built Estate Delivery advisor in Appointed Person (AP) coordination and built estate functions.

The post will be based at Sennybridge Camp and regular travel will be required across the region. 

Main Responsibility

  • Ensuring that a DSEAR Risk Assessment has been conducted and an Explosion Protection Document compiled and that both remain current for each facility at which an explosive atmosphere may exist
  • Ensuring that the control measures identified by the risk assessment are implemented and that processes are followed
  • Ensuring that Risk Assessments and associated processes are updated when new products and new processes are introduced
  • Ensuring that for any tests, maintenance, inspection or works or visits carried out in areas or where DSEAR applies that approved Risk Assessments and Method Statement (RAMS) for the activities are suitable and sufficient
  • Ensuring Landmarc are adhering to the DSEAR requirements as described in Call Off Schedule 30 (Health and Safety) and JSP375
  • Drawing up and test DSEAR emergency procedures on an annual basis for any one site / installation, in conjunction with client staff.
  • Delivering and monitoring employee training in DSEAR awareness as appropriate to individual staff roles
  • Monitoring the conducting of inspections of plant and equipment on assets at which a risk of an explosive atmosphere exists.
  • Compilation and maintenance of the Hazardous Area Equipment Register and ensuring this remains current on the Common Data Environment
  • Supporting the conduct of regulatory inspections and audits of DSEAR facilities
  • Support the Build Estate Delivery Advisor with other tasks within post holders capabilities
  • Represent the Company, as required, in dealings with the client and senior level stakeholders
  • To be a responsible member of the regional management team supporting other team members as required carrying out activities including, but not limited to, investigations, auditing, training, creating reports and analysing management information.  

The Ideal Candidate

  • You will be an accomplished facilities management professional with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at managerial level in a planned maintenance / hard FM services or Health & Safety management role
  • You will have demonstrated the ability to develop policies, procedures and technical implementation documents from a standing start
  • You will be able to chart an effective business strategy for asset management in an environment where the way ahead is not always clear or established, making recommendations to the Management Committee
  • Familiarity with DSEAR Regulations and the process of conducting or commissioning DSEAR Risk Assessments (desirable)
  • Ability to create new systems and procedures and proactively establish the DSEAR management regime, where required
  • Excellent knowledge of health and safety legislation as it applies to the Facilities Management industry
  • You will have well established skills in Windows PC environments and applications including MS Teams and Sharepoint
  • Have strong written, verbal and presentational communication skills
  • Willingness to travel throughout your respective Region, with the potential for wider travel within the UK
  • Must hold Valid UK Driving Licence (essential)

 

  • You will be an accomplished facilities management professional with a minimum of 5 year’s experience at managerial level in a planned maintenance / hard FM services or Health & Safety management role.
  • You will have the character and ability to create new systems and procedures and proactively establish the DSEAR management regime, where required
  • You will have a sound knowledge of health and safety legislation as it applies to the FM industry. Whilst this will include familiarity with the DSEAR Regulations, further training will be offered to candidates with the appropriate aptitude.
  • You will have well established skills in Windows PC environments and applications including MS Teams and Sharepoint
  • You will be able to drive and have the capability and willingness to travel throughout your respective Region, with the potential for wider travel within the UK

 

 

What you know – desirable

 

  • Familiarity with DSEAR Regulations and will be familiar with the process of conducting or commissioning DSEAR Risk Assessments
  • Familiarity with SFG 20 and planned maintenance systems
  • Familiarity with Maximo
  • Familiarity with the Defense Estate and JSP375
  • Familiarity with government contracts
  • Compex trained

 

 

What you can do

 

  • You will have demonstrated the ability to develop policies, procedures and technical implementation documents from a standing start
  • You will have strong written, verbal and presentational communication skills

You will be able to chart an effective strategy, where the way ahead is not always clear or established, and making recommendations to the

Package Description

Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:

Pension

Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.

Holiday

Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.

Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.

Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.

Other benefits

Edenred – employee savings scheme

Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions

Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy

Family friendly policy

Sick pay - After 6 months of service 

 

* Application updates may be sent to you via email, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please note some emails may arrive in your junk mail folder

 

About the Company

Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.

 

By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.

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