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Work At Height Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/09/2014
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The Company:
Major Oil and Gas Operator

The Role:
• Monitor, assess and help improve all field aspects of contractor (EPC & Subconractor) Work at Height (WAH) programs including:
1. Scaffolding
2. Ladders
3. Fall protection equipment (harnesses, SRL’s, anchors, lifelines, self-rescue devices, etc)
4. Dropped object prevention program
5. Aerial Lifts
6. Crane Manbaskets
7. Etc.
• Work with EM & EPC Site Management and SHE to monitor, assess and help improve project / site WAH programs, including incident prevention activities (e.g. walkthroughs, leading indicators, toolbox talk & work crew discussions and training, etc)
• Advise Site Management Team (EM, EPC & subcontractors) of EM, EPC and local SHE requirements, regulations, expectations and best practices for safe work at height
• Ensure development, implementation and monitoring of adequate WAH control processes.
• As requested, participate in WAH incident investigations and follow-up
• Facilitate and encourage heightened WAH awareness and safe behaviors throughout the project
• Facilitate regular WAH inspections and assessments at the various Sub-project sites per established Site SHE Programs (or as requested by project management)
• Work with EM, EPC & Subcontractors to identify and address WAH hazards & At Risk behaviors
• Communicate WAH initiatives, achievements, experiences and issues from other sites/projects with site team members and EPC / Subcontractor SHE and Management

• Excellent knowledge of Construction Safety & WAH standards, codes and practices
• Healthy and physically able to walk / work in the field 8+ hours daily; Can climb ladders
• Highly Preferred:
 At least five (5) years technical and management experience in scaffolding trade, including extensive knowledge in scaffold design, erection, modification, dismantling and safe work practices
 At least five (5) years technical and management experience in all aspects of WAH (ladder, aerial lifts, fall prevention & protection, dropped object prevention, etc)
 WAH Qualified or Competent Person trained by recognized industry leader
• Practical judgment and field experience with all aspects of WAH
• Ability / desire to develop successful work relationships on a large, multi-culture capital project
• Ability to work with Microsoft Outlook and Office
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