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HSE Advisor - Offshore Wind

  • Job reference: 931923
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Onshore Wind, Renewable Energy
  • Date posted: 09/09/2020

The HSE Advisor refers to the Regional HSE Manager and supports Regional Assets. The HSE Advisor is responsible for providing independent, expert, and professional advice and guidance to the site management on all health and safety issues, actively participate in and promoting a high standard of health, safety, and environmental awareness and culture at the wind farm.

Maintain an understanding of the Offshore Windpower asset integrity management policy and strategy and relevant responsibilities of the job.


To work as an impartial expert and provide professional advice and guidance to the site management on all health, safety and environmental issues and promote HSE standards at the wind farm.

Support site in:

* Investigation of incidents

* Reporting LTIs to HSE organisation in accordance with the process

* Investigating incidents according to the requirements of the safety management system

* QA of Synergi

Key Tasks

* Maintain the HSE system (Sherlock and Synergi) and contribute towards the development

* Engage with HSE back office to develop the Global HSE plan and strategy

* Conduct investigations on near-misses and accidents

* Follow up on incidents via Synergi

* Incident investigation, root cause analysis, Safety Inspections in accordance with the site management plan

* Participate & contribute in site HSE meetings

* Support in the execution of emergency exercises

* Write HSE site specific procedures and instructions

* Attend internal and external audits

* Contribute towards Board governance reporting on HSE

* Contributing to the site compliance to the standards that Company Offshore Wind Power holds

* Ensure general compliance to national laws and regulations

* Support Safety Culture Projects and others

* Be active in campaigns / tool box talks / wind day activities

* Participate in Emergency Response Plan

* Ensure the validity of own safety certificates: Global Wind Organisations Standard Basic Safety Training (BST) etc.

* Be proactive in maintaining competence level required for the role

* Success Criteria/KPIs can be found in the individual PDD document in SAP.

Key Interfaces to Other Functions/ Departments (Key Stakeholders)

* Head of 'Site' Operations

* Technical Site Supervisor

* Site Assistant

* Warehouse Coordinator

* Operations Manager

* Offshore Coordinator

* Offshore Wind Power other HSE advisors

* QHSE departments

* Offshore Wind Power technical back office


Must live within daily commutable distance to Barrow in Furness

Essential requirements;

* HSE related qualifications in accordance with national requirements

* HSE Experience in related offshore industry

* Administrative skills

* Good communication and presentation skills

* IT literate (Microsoft office package)

Desirable qualifications

* Qualified auditor

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.