Buttimer Engineering was established in 1978 in Cahir, Co. Tipperary by Mr Edward Buttimer and though the company has grown substantially in the four decades since, it maintains its family-based ethos to this day. Now spearheaded by Eddie’s son Fergal, the company still recognises that it’s people are its most valuable asset and are always keen to find like-minded and ambitious individuals to join our ever-growing team.

We pride ourselves on exceptional career advancement prospects within a strong team-based environment, making Buttimer Engineering an ideal opportunity for anyone looking for a challenging and rewarding career.

To apply for a vacant position or to simply learn more about the company and what we can offer you, send a copy of your CV and cover letter to Job vacancies can also be seen on our LinkedIn page.

Health and Safety Officer


  • Relevant health and safety qualification
  • Based at head office in Cahir, Co. Tipperary, but will be expected to travel to sites in Ireland and the UK.
  • Minimum 4-5 years relevant experience
  • Clear ability to use various packages such as Microsoft project, excel, word, etc.
  • Proven track record in H&S management on mechanical construction sites.
  • Proven track record in providing H&S support to projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on own initiative

Role Profile

  • Safety Audit of construction sites and workshop.
  • Implement and improve H&S policies.
  • Ensure all employee and sub-contractors training is relevant and up-to-date.
  • Work with Contracts Director and Site Supervisors to improve and streamline site safety   procedures. (Smarter ways of doing things, technology, apps, etc.)
  • Over see the recruitment and management of project safety officers as required.
  • Basic H&S training, manual handling, abrasive wheel and working-at-height.
  • Updating of the company’s safety statement regularly.
  • Monitor and audit subcontractors
  • Monitor daily, weekly and monthly inspections.
  • Manage the certification of lifting gear and other plant.
  • Accident and incident reporting and investigation.
  • PSCS and PSDP function when required.
  • Keep up to date with safety legislation.
  • H&S meetings and reporting to management.
  • Migration from SafeT Cert to ISO safety qualification.
  • Combine ISO environmental qualification with above.
  • Any other functions deemed relevant.

  • Remuneration will be in line with qualifications and experience


Management Health Safety & Environment, Microsoft, Safety Audits, H&S Policies

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