SHEQ Adviser

Posted 23 April 2022
Contact NameStevie Denoon

Job description

Our client is looking for a SHEQ Advisor to support production operations in the Southern North Sea. The successful candidate will be required to travel offshore.

Key ObJectives

  • Ensure that all QHSE work undertaken for the company complies with QHSE legislation, company Policies and objectives
  • Assist the Head of QHSE in advising all company employees on all aspects of QHSE.
  • Assist in maintaining, enhancing and implementing the company QHSE and Business Management Systems.
  • Assist in ensuring the company complies with parent company management systems requirements

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in ensuring that Management Systems are fully documented and kept up-to-date, and provide advice to others on implementing systems and procedures.
  • Assist in conducting internal / external audits, technical / QHSE reviews, management reviews.
  • Maintain the Business Management System (BMS) accredited to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and future updates/amendments as required.
  • Assist in incident investigation, reporting and closeout of supporting recommendations.
  • Monitoring ongoing QHSE activities for production operations.
  • Assist in occupational health and safety for staff, including risk assessments, QHSE training, Office Inductions etc.

Safety Critical Responsibilities and specific QHSE Responsibilities

  • Preparation and on-going maintenance of Safety Cases, Combined Operations Notifications and verification schemes for company facilities.
  • Close involvement in all day-to-day operational QHSE issues.
  • Participate in Operational Risk Assessments, HAZIDs and HIRAs.

Education / Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant Engineering or Science discipline is desirable.
  • Experience and previous training in Emergency Response procedures would be preferable

Knowledge of

  • Developing and maintaining health, safety and environmental management systems;
  • Health & safety activities, legislation and guidance required for the offshore oil & gas industry.
  • Safety and environmental management principles and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards.
  • Environmental activities, legislation and guidance for the offshore oil & gas industry


  • Results orientated, conscientious with a strong work ethic
  • Solutions focused with the ability to implement improvements and efficiencies where appropriate
  • Capable of working under own supervision and being self-motivated.
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written).
  • Flexible attitude and desire to learn
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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.