• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Engineering and Construction , Internal Vacancies , Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office , Onsite
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Construction HSE Engineer

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. HSE Planning and Implementation:
    • Develop and implement HSE plans and procedures for maintenance, installation, construction, and crude refining projects, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  2. Risk Assessment:
    • Conduct thorough risk assessments for all project activities, identifying potential hazards and implementing measures to mitigate risks.
  3. Safety Oversight:
    • Monitor and enforce safety protocols on construction sites, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulations, and company policies.
  4. Incident Investigation:
    • Investigate and analyze incidents and near-misses, identifying root causes and recommending corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  5. HSE Training:
    • Develop and deliver HSE training programs for project personnel, promoting a culture of safety awareness and compliance.
  6. Emergency Preparedness:
    • Establish and oversee emergency response plans, conducting drills and simulations to ensure preparedness for potential emergencies.
  7. HSE Audits and Inspections:
    • Conduct regular HSE audits and inspections to assess compliance with safety standards, identifying areas for improvement.
  8. Environmental Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations, implementing measures to minimize the environmental impact of construction and refining activities.
  9. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate records of HSE activities, generate reports for project leadership, and communicate HSE performance to relevant stakeholders.
  10. Collaboration with Project Teams:
    • Collaborate closely with project managers, engineers, and construction teams to integrate HSE requirements into project plans. 11.Regulatory Liaison:
    • Serve as a liaison with regulatory agencies, ensuring that all HSE activities adhere to local, regional, and national regulations.

12. Continuous Improvement:

 Identify opportunities for process improvement in HSE practices, implementing best practices to enhance safety performance.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certifications in HSE are advantageous.
  2. Professional Certification:
    • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), NEBOSH,IOSH, OSHA and !SO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor is required.
  3. Experience:
    • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in HSE roles, with a significant focus on construction and crude refining projects.
  4. Industry Knowledge:
    • In-depth knowledge of HSE regulations, standards, and best practices in the context of construction and refining projects.
  5. Risk Management Skills:
    • Proven experience in conducting risk assessments and implementing risk management measures.
  6. Emergency Response:
    • Experience in developing and implementing emergency response plans and procedures.
  7. Communication Skills:
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey HSE information effectively to diverse stakeholders.
  8. Auditing and Inspection Skills:
    • Experience in conducting HSE audits and inspections, with a focus on identifying areas for improvement.
  9. Incident Investigation Skills:
    • Proven ability to conduct thorough incident investigations, analyze root causes, and recommend corrective actions.
  10. Regulatory Knowledge:
    • Familiarity with relevant HSE regulations, codes, and standards governing construction and refining projects.
  11. Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities in a dynamic construction and crude refining environment.

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