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Health & Safety Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our oil and gas client is seeking a Health & Safety Specialist for a long term contract position.

The Role:
• Stimulate improvements to procedures and work practices
• Work with contractors to influence HSE improvement
• Participate in workplace activities to raise the quality of HSE input, including JSAs, incident investigation and risk management
• Provide HSE and technical support for general queries and report on HSE performance and best practice
• Audit and monitor the implementation of the the client's Fatal Risk Control Protocols
• Support and coach the facility management team in appropriate HSE leadership and conduct other HSE training.
• Monitor the implementation and effectiveness of Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) plans for assigned facilities.
• Provide oversight to support site activities having effective work safety arrangements
• Provide oversight to support commissioning operations and ensure appropriate risk assessment is conducted
• Provide or source specialist HSE advice and assistance to assigned sites
• Liaise with operations staff to ensure effective use of best practice and consistency in approach to HSE activities.
• Promote a risk-based approach to HSE management.
• Participate in and facilitate HSE audits, reviews & assessments
• Support the implementation and achievement of campaign and project HSE objectives and performance measures.
• Lead initiatives to promote visible and pro-active management commitment and employee involvement in HSE activities.
• Review and support existing HSE training plans and specific operations/campaign/project training needs.
• Support collecting, storing, analyzing, tracking and reporting HSE performance data (eg. Incident report findings, Audit actions,)
• Provide input and review with Site personnel – weekly-monthly HSE reports
• Support monthly Safety meetings and review of statistics.
• Plan and participate in HSE audits of Contractors.
• Network with peers to utilize Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering or Science Degree, or HSE certification
• Audit certification
• Risk management courses.
• Minimum 5+ years HSE experience in oil and gas
• Understanding of site based HSE Operations
• Experience in HSE reporting systems
• HSE Regulations Understanding, OSHA, DOT, TRCC, TEQC, EPA
• Risk management and risk assessment skills.
• Knowledge of Safety Case process and requirements
• Technical Proficiency in and knowledge of Operational Procedures, PTW, MOC, CSE,
• Technical Proficiency in training program development and delivery methods
• Technical Proficiency in Auditing
• Technical Proficiency in Incident Investigation
• Technical Proficiency in Emergency Response
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