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Safety Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/08/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Position Overview & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) Manager, the Safety Advisor is responsible for coaching, mentoring and guiding the Company HSSE and Risk Management Program to all employees, contractors, and visitors to locations with the overarching objective of Operations Excellence. The Safety Advisor is key to HSSE program implementation, ensuring the services, support and awareness needed to achieve Operations Excellence goals.


The Safety Advisor will work closely with operations and maintenance functions to ensure that the company's HSSE program is successfully delivered and implemented in all field locations.


The Safety Advisor may be required to organize and facilitate process safety reviews on facilities and equipment to help ensure that it is designed and operated safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

Work as a member of the Emergency Response Organization on an as needed basis in the event of activation, or preparations/drills for same, in response to a well control incident and perform job duties commensurate with your assigned role.
Ensure the Company Operations Excellence (OE) and HSSE program is fully implemented and continuously improved in operations.
Supports Operation Managers, Supervisors, employees, and contractors through coaching, mentoring and guidance in all aspects of the HSSE program.
Aid in the development and delivery of HSSE initiatives and measure the effectiveness in meeting Operations Excellence goals.
Assess safety performance and safety management systems of contractors.
Interface with operations, maintenance, engineering, and contractors to support work planning, the control of work processes, to assist in hazard identification, communication, and control through implementation of the risk management processes.
Participate / facilitate formal process safety reviews as needed.
Identify, monitor, investigate, and resolve HSSE issues, collect metrics, and provide reports to the HSSE Manager.
Facilitate the development and implementation of regular HSSE inspections and assessments at sites in accordance with established processes or as requested by HSSE Manager, and assist with implementation of corrective actions.
Lead/mentor incident investigations including root cause analysis to establish corrective actions required to eliminate possible reoccurrence and monitor the closure of corrective actions from incident investigations and audits. Facilitate reporting per corporate guidelines as appropriate.
Provide stewardship and bridged HSSE and OE System Plans, Manuals and Guides. Act as Administrator for assigned OES areas.
Ensure stewardship of HSSE performance indicators for company reporting requirements, monitor results and continue to enhance processes.
Support Emergency Preparedness & Response (EP&R) plans, drills and implementation, providing HSSE support of the mission.
Facilitate HSSE reviews to help find improvement opportunities.
Conduct HSSE Training for staff and contractors.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Safety or Science.
10+ years of experience with prior project site experience in HSSE or project engineer disciplines or an equivalent combination of advanced degree and experience.
Proven management and leadership skills.
Able to coach others toward continuous improvement and goals.
Ability to assess, act on and provide for company HSSE needs.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements and company management systems, and ability to develop management processes to meet expectations in project specific situations.
Has a strong results orientation and personal accountability.
Is a team player and has a collaborative working style.
Exhibits strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
Displays innovation with a curiosity and openness to new ideas.
Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing.
Maintains effectiveness in a changing environment.
Visibly demonstrate the values of safety, integrity and excellence.
Preferred Qualifications

Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or other related Professional Certification.
Knowledge of EP&R including strong facilitation skills, understanding of strategic and tactical response philosophy, the Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
Experience with overseeing the safety aspects of performing equipment pressure testing.
Experience in leading / participating in process safety risk assessments (e.g. HAZOPs, FMEA, etc).
Location: Houston, TX

Travel: 20% (Domestic)

About Fircroft:
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