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Site HSE Advisor

St. John's, NL

Closing Date
Friday, January 18, 2013

Job Description

Upstream Solutions Inc is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Site HSE Advisor located in St. John's, NL.

  • The HSE Advisor reports to the HSE Lead and facilitates the development and execution of Health, Safety and Environment processes (HSE) for project worksites.
  • The HSE Advisor will provide expertise to support the safe and successful execution of project activities.
  • This role interfaces with project contractors during all project phases and may supervise HSE Coordinators/Advisors at project worksites onshore and offshore.
  • This role also liaises with regulatory and other stakeholders on health, safety and environmental matters.
  • Steward the implementation of the Project HSE Management System
  • Maintain documentation and provide the necessary reports required for HSE related activities
  • Work with contractors to ensure effective case management of all events.
  • Assist in the development and execution of project HSE plans to ensure that HSE issues stemming from construction activities are effectively managed
  • Monitor compliance with approved programs or codes of practices, including but not limited to : PPE, respiratory protection; confined space entry; safe work permits; and work observations
  • Develop and / or distribute selected HSE bulletins, posters, rules and promote toolbox meetings and safety awareness
  • Monitor action plans and assist assigned project personnel in taking corrective action whenever a deficiency has been identified
  • Coordinate/Support the implementation of the BBS observation process and provide feedback to HSE lead and project management team
  • Maintain an adequate working knowledge of current regulations, codes and industry practices
  • Deliver HSE Orientation and other project HSE training as requested
  • Compile statistical analysis data and performance reports to track/trend contractors project HSE performance
  • Manage & coordinate the HSE requirements for work authorizations & site work
  • Manage the HSE interface requirements for fabrication and construction activities
  • Perform HSE audits & inspections as per audit schedule and as required
  • Facilitate incident reporting & investigations
  • Conduct/participate in project risk assessments
  • Participate in project safety and toolbox meetings
  • Review environmental plans and monitor implementation
  • Oversee emergency response & security planning for project requirements
  • Identify and coordinate HSE improvement opportunities, including regulatory compliance, audits, inspections and matters relating to health and hygiene.
  • Apprise Husky management on significant project related health and safety issues.
  • Responsible for ensuring project teams have adequate HSE support.
i. Required
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a HSE Advisor supporting offshore oil and gas project development work as well experience as a HSE Advisor for large construction site work.
  • May be required to travel offshore for position, therefore must successfully complete the medical assessment and required training for offshore.
ii. Asset
  • Completion of a bachelor degree in a relevant field such as Science, Kinesiology, Ergonomics or Industrial Hygiene would be considered an asset.
  • Professional safety designation such as CRSP would be considered an asset.
  • Completion of a post graduate program in a relevant field would be considered an asset.
  • Desire and ability to maintain professional competence through continued education and training development would be an asset.
  • Possess the technical ability to asses HSE matters and resolve HSE issues
  • Ability to conduct incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Ability to work well with others and show leadership where necessary.
  • Ability to travel and accommodate / support project HSE deliverables impacted by changing project schedules and timelines.
  • Self motivated to ensure the timely completion of project requirements.
  • Possess excellent computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Have excellent facilitation, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present to large groups.
  • Ability to conduct audits of suppliers and contractors to various management system standards (ISM, ISO 9000 series, ISO 14000 series, etc.).

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