Teledyne Technologies

Environment Health and Safety Apprentice

Locations UK-Essex-Chelmsford
Requisition ID
Teledyne e2V Space Imaging

Company Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Chelmsford EHS team as an Environment Health, Safety Apprentice. The Apprentice will support and assist the EHS team to deliver an excellent service to all stakeholders and to comply with relevant legislation.


The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, proactive, and keen to learn, and will be supported to develop the skills required of a competent health, safety, and environment professional.


We will train and develop you to degree level in Occupational Health and Safety with the goal of you becoming a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner – CMIOSH.


The Apprentice will report to the Head of Environment Health and Safety but work directly with the EHS Advisors and Co-ordinators.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities:


Supporting the EHS team which will include but is not limited to:

  • Adhering to and promoting all required health, safety and welfare policies established by the facility.
  • Undertaking activities to support compliance with health and safety legislation, e.g. fire safety checks, safety signage audits, first aid checks.
  • Administration of computer and database systems, including maintenance of records and preparation of documents for issue.
  • Assisting with the display screen equipment (DSE) assessment programme, e.g. reviewing DSE self-assessment forms, and assisting with workstation assessments.
  • Assisting with incident investigations, causation analysis, identification and implementation of corrective actions, and presentation of data.
  • Supporting the audit and inspection programme by assisting with audit scheduling, gathering of evidence, and identification and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Assisting with the delivery of virtual and face-to-face health, safety & environment training for staff and students, e.g. new starter inductions.
  • Supporting EHS engagement events and activities.
  • Supporting the EHS team’s commitment to continuous improvement of health & safety management on site.
  • Positively influencing safety behaviours in others and helping to resolve health & safety challenges.


Essential Experience/Competencies:

  1. Good written and oral communication skills
  2. Accurate data recording with good attention to detail
  3. Good organisational skills
  4. Experience of Microsoft Office
  5. Self-motivated and proactive
  6. Able to exercise total discretion with confidential and sensitive information
  7. A keen interest in health, safety, and environmental management
  8. An appreciation and basic understanding of the organisation and its sectors



Responsible for personal aspects of qualification, which will include but is not limited to:

    • Completion of assignments within agreed time frame.
    • Attendance at all tutor led sessions.
    • This job description is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The jobholder will carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required by his/her line manager.


Personal Qualities


  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Polite and friendly
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to use initiative
  • Reliable      

Desired Experience/ Competencies:


  • Accountability Accepts responsibility for own actions, good outcomes, and self-development. Demonstrates commitment to accomplish tasks and objectives with integrity in an ethical, efficient, and aware manner.


  • Collaboration Working co-operatively and flexibly with colleagues in own area and beyond to achieve company goals and vision


  • Flexibility The ability to adapt to changing business priorities and job requirements.


  • Communication and Influencing The ability to communicate ideas persuasively, both verbally and in writing.


  • Risk and Awareness Understanding and operating within the relevant legal, statutory, regulatory and company policies and practices at all times.



  • 3 x A-Levels or equivalent


Training we will provide during the apprenticeship: ‘list is not exhaustive’

  • NEBOSH General Certificate/ NCRQ Certificate in Applied Health and Safety/ NVQ LEVEL 3 in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Qualification in Risk Management
  • Qualification in Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
  • Certified Internal Auditor to ISO 45001/ ISO 14001


Future Training:

  • Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety


  • Diploma in Environmental Management


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