MT Højgaard

MT Højgaard seeks Health, Safety & Environment engineers

MT Højgaard is one of the Nordic region’s leading construction and civil engineering companies with customers in Denmark and selected locations abroad.
16. maj 2018
Forventet start
1. juni 2018
Danmark > Gladsaxe Kommune > Hovedstaden

MT Højgaard is currently working on several high profiled projects in Odense and Southern Jutland. We are therefore seeking three HSE engineers, who want to be a part of building the most technologically advanced and energy efficient buildings in the world. This career opportunity is ideal for engineering professionals, who not only understand the complexities of large scaled projects but also thrive with an exciting workday on an international construction site in Denmark.

Areas of responsibility

Supporting our project compliance with Health & Safety and Environment within the company and ensure compliance through regular inspection. Together with the HSE manager you will be responsible for establishing policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace. To communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary & multi-cultural workforce is expected as part of everyday tasks. The goal is to ensure the workplace meets all legal and client expectations and actively supports occupational health, safety and environment.

Your primary tasks will be

  • Daily follow-up, reporting, and co-ordination of issues related to HSE 
  • Approval and control of subcontractors and suppliers in relation to HSE 
  • Liaisons with clients regarding project HSE issues and monthly HSE reporting 
  • Preparation and implementation of project specific documents for HSE 
  • Verification, audits and inspections of suppliers and subcontractors 
  • Management of Accident and Incident investigation and reporting 
  • Management of Accident and Incident records and files 
  • Conducting weekly safety meetings with subcontractors 
  • Preparing and enforcing policies to establish a positive and motivating culture of health, safety, environment and quality 
  • Support the Project construction team on HSE matters

To be successful in this role

You are a qualified engineer or have equivalent qualifications and experience within construction. You have a preferred minimum of 3 years of experience related to HSE. You have working experience with the standards: OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, EU directives standards.
Furthermore, you possess the ability to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programmes. Have performed or participated in a key role for auditing subcontractors and suppliers, and you must pay excellent attention to detail to identify hazards.

Other requirements

  • A demonstrated ability to perform and work both independently and as a part of a team 
  • You have a positive mind-set and the ability to motivate your co-workers and subcontractors on all levels 
  • You are excellent in both oral and written English 
  • You show a systematic and rational approach to problem solving

Working at MT Højgaard

MT Højgaard is an ambitious company and workplace. We place high demands on our employees, but we also offer great opportunities for personal growth, and we create the framework to help you make your mark on both the company and the projects we create together. Our employees are given plenty of responsibility in an international environment.


If you would like further information about the position, please contact Project Director, Claus Ottow Jensen by telephone +45 2558 6270.
We will assess the applications as we receive them and will start the interviewing process accordantly.

At MT Højgaard we are approximately 4,000 employees worldwide. We strive to be the leading contractor in the industry by being open to new opportunities, different attitudes, and innovative solutions. We have a project oriented work approach and share knowledge with each other. We offer good opportunities for professional and personal development e.g. at MT Højgaard’s Project Manager’s Programme; our internal training programme which qualifies you to manage the biggest and most complex projects. You can read more about our company at

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