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  • Job reference: RMS0135464

Assistant HSE Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/01/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
The HSE Analyst will work at the operating site, often on rotation. The role will be a full time position reporting directly to the HSE Manager or Supervisor and jointly to the Site Manager. The HSE Site Analyst will provide dedicated site HSE support, additionally supported by the local HSE team.

Core Accountabilities

• Support and influence line management in adopting a risk based approach to achieving Zero Harm through; assuring implementation of Petroleum HSE MS controls and pro-actively coaching site based workforce on hazard identification and risk tolerance
• Actively promote workforce involvement in all aspects of HSE performance; promote their input into pro-active initiatives and safety themes; obtain their feedback into continuous improvement of controls; encourage them to be part of the solution and openly support their work mates
• Champion STOP, the behavioural based safety program at site; build on positive behaviours to foster an excellent HSE culture
• Align with site management in the presentation and delivery of key safety information; recognition of positive behaviours and results; case studies; audit findings; lessons learned; new controls; workforce HSE planning and initiative development
• Participate in hazard hunts, high risk activity toolbox talks and the development and review of site based risk assessments, using the hierarchy of controls, as part of the control of work process and capture lessons learned through work force after action reviews
• Complete audits and inspections against HSE MS and controls as part of the PU assurance program ensuring findings are prioritised, assigned appropriately and followed through to closure
• Support management of contractors at site ensuring; work programmes are well defined and risk assessed, expectations are set on compliance with site controls on arrival at the facility and "green hats" are adequately hosted
• Manage the balance between personnel health and safety issues and control of Major Hazards and process safety events; understand MH controls and evaluate impact of loss of controls through control of work processes
• Rigorously perform incident investigations to identify root causes and ensure key issues/hazards are eliminated/mitigated to minimise the potential for repeat events
• Participate in HSE Analyst networks to share best practices and lessons learned globally
• Support the collecting, storing, analysing, tracking and reporting of HSE data (e.g. Incident report findings, statistics, audit actions)

Behavioural & Leadership Competencies

- Strong commitment to company values, including the concept of Zero Harm
- Courage to lead change; be willing to stand alone and stop jobs when it is felt that HSE issues are being compromised and influence others to do the same
- Respect for others; be open, positively influence others and promote involvement and teamwork at all levels
- Integrity; be assertive, pragmatic and lead by exemplary behaviours; "walk the talk"
- Aim for Win-Win; create the environment where everyone values excellent HSE performance
- Provide positive recognition and feedback to personnel exhibiting good HSE behaviours
- Build credibility through positive actions, effective engagement and demonstrating sound judgement
- Be accountable for HSE performance and support a culture where others take accountability too

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications (combination of)

- Engineering or Science Degree, HSE certification

Audit qualifications § Operations or HSE Management Experience & Technical Competencies (combination of)

- Minimum 5 years plus HSE experience in oil and gas § Speciality in Marine, Exploration, Drilling or Production
- Experience in HSE reporting systems.
- Understanding of local HSE regulatory issues.
- Risk management and risk assessment skills.
- Technical proficiency and knowledge of Safety Case process and requirements
- Technical proficiency and knowledge of Operational Procedures.
- Technical proficiency in Auditing.
- Technical proficiency in Incident Investigation.
- Technical proficiency in Emergency Response.
- Clear understanding of HSE Management Systems.
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