Noise and Vibration Specialist Inspector


The Health and Safety Executive is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. We’re dedicated to protecting people and places, ensuring everyone can lead safer and healthier lives at work.

We are now looking for a Noise and Vibration Specialist Inspector to join our specialist team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Location: Aberdeen, Ashford (Kent), Basingstoke, Bedford, Birmingham, Bootle, Bristol, Buxton, Cardiff, Carlisle, Carmarthen, Chelmsford, Crewe, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxted, Plymouth, Sheffield, Wrexham, York (with regular travel and overnight stays).

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £56,383 per annum
- 25 days’ annual leave, increasing to 30 days after 5 years' service, plus bank holidays and Civil Service privilege leave
- Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 28.97%
- Flexible working options
- Family-friendly policies and working hours
- Competitive parental leave benefits
- Learning and development tailored to your role

This is an exceptional opportunity for a health and safety professional with specialist knowledge and experience in the field of noise and vibration to make a difference with our essential organisation.

Working at the forefront of protecting Britain's workforce, you’ll directly influence the reduction of workplace-related health issues and play a critical role shaping and reviewing health and safety policies.

What’s more, you’ll complete a two-year specialist training programme (the STP) to enhance your expertise, undertaking a mixture of e-learning and face-to-face tutorials, supporting you to develop cutting-edge regulatory skills!

So, if you want to help us make workplaces healthier and safer places to be, read on and apply today.

The Role

As a Noise and Vibration Specialist Inspector, you will provide expert guidance and advice to reduce ill health and risk in the workplace.

Working as part of a specialist regulatory team, you will inspect workplaces and ensure that health risks have been identified, evaluated and eliminated or controlled, covering a diverse range of sectors.

You’ll provide technical expertise to regulatory inspectors through planned and reactive support and assist with other projects and initiatives, reviewing health and safety policies, developing guidance and identifying areas for improvement.

Additionally, you will:

- Investigate and enforce the law to secure risk controls
- Undertake forensic analysis following incidents and reported concerns
- Support legal proceedings and provide expert witness statements, when required
- Develop an evidence base to support HSE colleagues

 About You

To be considered as a Noise and Vibration Specialist Inspector, you will need:

- In-depth knowledge and practical experience in the field of noise and vibration
- A proven track record of identifying control issues and solving problems
- A practical understanding of hazard identification and risk assessment techniques
- The ability to produce clear, accurate and concise reports
- Strong relationship-building skills
- A degree-level qualification
- Eligibility for membership of the Institute of Acoustics
- A full, valid driving licence

The closing date for this role is before 10:00 am on Monday 17th June 2024.

Other organisations may call this role Safety Inspector, Quality Inspector, Risk Inspector, Quality Assurance Inspector, Health and Safety Consultant, Health and Safety Inspector, or Quality Control Inspector.

Webrecruit and Health and Safety Executive are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you want to develop your career in this challenging yet varied and rewarding role as a Noise and Vibration Specialist Inspector, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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