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Safety Advisor

  • Job reference: 924477
  • Location: Cowdenbeath, Fife
  • Salary: GBP300 - GBP335 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, HS & E
  • Date posted: 13/06/2019

Safety Advisor, Cowdenbeath, To £335 per day LTD, Contract

A long-term contract opportunity exists for an experienced Safety Advisor working on a construction / Oil & Gas plant in Fife. Our client requires an experienced Safety professional with a solid background in behavior-based safety systems.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure establishment and proper implementation of work processes at the site level as stipulated in the Project Safety Plan and the Project Security Plan
  • Monitor, investigate, identify, and resolve site level SSHE issues, evaluate metrics, and provide weekly / monthly reports to responsible line management, Project Team SSHE Team, and Function, as required
  • Work with company and contractor's site management and Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) organizations to implement project specific site safety programs
  • Advise site Project Team (company, contractor, and subcontractors) of company, contractor, and local authorities' safety requirements, regulations, expectations, and best practices
  • Facilitate and advise contractor and subcontractors to establish, communicate, and implement safety expectations and initiatives; monitor and stimulate execution with contractor's safety policy, rules, and procedures; and monitor conformance with project and site safety execution plans and implement improvements where appropriate
  • Promote safety awareness and safe performance among Project Team members, including consultants and contractor personnel
  • Identify and work to eliminate site hazards, unsafe conditions, and unsafe acts; work with company, contractor, and subcontractor management toward achieving an injury-free work place
  • Keep site management apprised of significant safety issues and plans / progress toward resolving issues and eliminating hazards
  • Assist in implementation of systematic safety processes to assure compliance with the Project Safety Management System (PSMS) requirements
  • Collect and analyze data on safety initiatives and performance for reporting to project and functional management
  • Identify and assist with prioritization of opportunities for site safety process improvements
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections / assessments onsite and at key offsite subcontractor locations

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated work experience in construction safety-related positions (including some prior oil & gas experience)
  • Knowledge of security processes and procedures
  • Proficient in use of computers and programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Microsoft Office
  • Prefer prior experience working in a multicultural / multilingual, emerging nation, environment
  • Willingness to travel / live away from home for extended time periods
  • Demonstrated ability (through past project successes) to deliver excellence in project SSHE performance and behavior based safety schemes.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop successful internal and external working relationships with emphasis on interfacing in a team environment
  • Must be fit for duty for a construction field environment (examples include uneven, unpaved walking surfaces, large structures that are accessible only via ladders or stairs, standing for extended time periods, climbing, bending, walking, reaching, and other physical demands)

This role is commutable from Kirkcaldy, Dundee, Dunfermline, Kelty, Perth, Edinburgh, Stirling, Falkirk, Livingston, Grangemouth, Glasgow.

Keywords; NEBOSH, H&S, SHEQ, HSEQ.


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