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Onshore Health & Safety Advisor

  • Job reference: 934967
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, HS & E
  • Date posted: 15/04/2021

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Onshore Health & Safety Advisor, based in Aberdeen


* Works with the Asset, company and contractor staff to encourage them to speak up and transparently report through participation in safety E-observations, near miss reporting and safety conversations. Promotes workforce engagement including Employee Safety Representatives.

* Supports the development and conducts safety related training for the workforce with a focus on building capability in human performance and conformance.

* Coaches the site leadership and workforce on the use of tools and techniques to improve safety conversations, human performance and reduce mistakes.

* Supports the improvement of process and personal safety to achieve the company mission to protect our people and the environment, by conducting inspections, investigating incidents, audit and assurance, undertaking hazard assessments and assisting in providing health and safety training to the offshore relevant workforce.

* Supports HSE / regulator inspections response actions and maintenance of any local safety cases or equivalent. Develops responses to oil and gas bodies HSE actions and embeds the appropriate safety processes, and supporting performance standards (including COW) to provide direction and professional advice on HSE requirements and systems and regularly reviews these systems and procedures to ensure simplicity and effectiveness of execution.

* A lead member in the ORA meetings and reviews as the challenge and conscience for the asset with the support of Technical Safety TA.

* Assist in the preparation of emergency and bridging documents, SIMOPS dossiers for simultaneous operations between Operations and Construction/Operations and Drilling, Seismic and Operations and coordinates emergency exercises.

* Safety tag for asset shutdowns including the preparation of the HSE plan, assurance and participating on shutdown readiness reviews and lessons learned.

* Manages the asset audit and assurance programme and undertakes audit and assurance, health, safety, and compliance audits, identifying gaps, creating gap closure plans and implementing solutions, and risk assessments.

* Develops insights from safety metrics analysis, contractor self-verification and other findings to advise on emerging risks and improvement opportunities regarding safety and provides direction to improve asset safety performance.

* Ensure the occupational health and safety processes are effectively controlled (e.g. accommodation hygiene, potable water management, noise, COSHH, radioactive materials, health surveillance).

Experience & Qualifications:

* Operational experience in Oil and Gas or another high hazard industry, essential

* Significant senior health & safety advisor experience essential

* Technical knowledge and experience in hazard identification, with detailed knowledge of HSE practices and procedures, CoW, emergency response and delivery of safety programmes.

* Process safety for technicians

* CCM ER; member of team and holding rota position, desirable

* Human Performance and Human Factors

* Trained incident Investigator

* Engineering or Science degree

* Chartered Member of Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH), or actively working towards, or Certified Safety Professional or equivalent.

Expected to be a 6 month contract - immediate start required.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 934967

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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.

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