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Senior Operational Safety Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/12/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Providing operational safety and occupational health support to assets
Providing operational safety and occupational health support to departments (Operations, HP/HT Drilling, Geoscience, Performance & Growth and Legal)
Preparation and submission to regulator of relevant permits (e.g radioactive substance licences)
Incident, accident and occupational health investigation, monitoring and reporting

Key Responsibilities:
* Maintain a high awareness of industry and professional best practice through effective networking, professional organisations, journals, etc
* Provides operational safety and occupational health expertise and advice to Field Operations, Performance & Growth, Geosciences, Wells Construction & Maintenance teams and Geosciences
* Responsible for providing support to site based HSE professionals and working with them on common objectives.
* Responsible for the input of Health and Safety objectives into the annual asset HSE improvement plan.
* Responsible for the input of Health and Safety audits into the annual asset audit plan through a risk based assessment looking at areas such as legal compliance and incident trends
* Responsible for conducting audits in accordance with the asset audit plan
* Responsible for ensuring that the company's management system relating to safety and health is fully implemented on the asset
* Responsible for the production of appropriate Level 3 and Level 4 procedures and related training materials for occupational safety and health
* Responsible for providing the required support to assets during implementation of safety and occupational health plans and procedures. This support may require spending a period of time on the operational site during roll-out and implementation.
* Coordinate safety & occupational health support for onshore and offshore health & safety committees
* Assist in the preparation of emergency and bridging documents
* Assist in the preparation of Contractor Interface documents and facilitation of contractor HSE forums
* Responsible for attending and providing the input to Contractor Performance review meetings
* Facilitate accident investigation/root cause analysis
* Assist in communicating information relating to incidents within the asset and also sharing lessons learned from Rex+
* Assist in the implementation of HSE I & S applications within the asset (e.g. Safety Observation Database, Stop the Job, Synergi and permit to work)
* Responsible for ensuring the asset inputs the correct information into Synergi and ensuring Synergi governance is adhered to
* Assist in the compilation of SIMOPS dossiers for simultaneous operations between Operations and Construction/Operations and Drilling, Seismic and Operations
* Assist in the HSE evaluation of contractors during the ITT process and the follow up of any recommendations made during the HSE evaluation
* Responsible for ensuring all occupational health issues within the asset are effectively controlled (e.g. accommodation hygiene, potable water management, noise, handling of chemicals/COSHH, ergonomics, radioactive materials, health surveillance, management of hazardous substances e.g. mercury, benzene, etc.).
* Ensure occupational health risk assessment files for each operational site are maintained
* Assist in developing health surveillance strategy for Company and Contractors so that records are kept of personnel exposure (e.g. noise, hand arm vibration, night shift working etc.)
* Responsible for attending the daily morning call for operations, delegating when not available and sharing the information with the team
* Member of the emergency response team and expected to join the emergency response rota when required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Site experience
* Professional safety/occupational health qualification
* Minimum 5 years relevant experience
* Capable of influencing the impact of emerging legislation and industry trends
* Representing the company at an industry level and leading/facilitating work groups
* Good knowledge of UK onshore and offshore health & safety legislation, sufficient to offer good advice without reference, and be able to offer detailed advice through reference to documentation
* Thorough knowledge of company and group health & safety standards and procedures
* Lead Auditor
* Trained to lead investigations of significant accidents/incidents
* Possess current Offshore Survival Certificate and OGUK medical

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