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Senior EHS Advisor - Well Engineering

  • Job reference: 932551
  • Location: Ghana
  • Salary: Up to GBP500 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, HS & E
  • Date posted: 30/10/2020

Senior EHS Advisor - Well Engineering

Reports to Rig Superintendent

The purpose of the Senior EHS Advisor - Well Engineering is to provide EHS support and guidance to the offshore Well Engineering team and Rig Contractor regarding all EHS matters. The Offshore EHS Advisors are the day to day offshore interface with all personnel onboard the rig. In this role they apply analytical, technical and industry knowledge, standards, and practices to drive continuous EHS improvement. This job targets an experienced professional with over 10 years' experience

Maintain a high level of visibility on the rig to participate, observe and coach personnel on working safely and conducting effective task controls such as Permit to Work and Task Risk Assessments
Review the offshore work environments and equipment to identify hazards or improvement opportunities while monitoring the implementation of applicable Safety Management Systems
Provide EHS support and coaching for all offshore personnel
Administer all EHS reporting, recording and administration
Ensure all incidents/accidents are jointly investigated and reported in accordance with EHS reporting procedures.
Maintain the Master Corrective Action Register in a live format and review and monitor close outs and identify issues for the attention of rig management.
Record, collate and report all EHS statistics in the form of Routine Monthly Reports, Environmental and End of Well reports.
Monitor the Quarterly EHS Plan and keep it updated on a daily basis. Co-ordinate the collection of the POB listings at the end of the period and
Ensure that the Work Control measures and the Permit to Work System are monitored to ensure compliance with procedures
Participate in the rig induction process and provide specific briefings for new personnel to communicate the EHS message.
Provide support for emergency response activities including training, drills and incident response.
Communicate pertinent best practices, Lessons Learned, safety and environmental alerts to rig crews. This includes presenting at least one Safety rule and the EHS plan update at weekly safety meetings
Organise and document audit and assurance activities.
Assist with development of offshore EHS Plans and KPIs.


NEBOSH certificate or equivalent with passion for EHS
Minimum of 10 years' experience in a role providing EHS Support to drilling and well engineering activities in Upstream environment
5 years' experience working offshore


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