Drilling Engineering and Management & Well Services

HSE Advisor

Published on: 12/23/22

Middle East
United Arab Emirates
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HSE Advisor Job Description

Job Purpose

The position shall be responsible for providing HSE operational support and ensuring effective implementation of applicable policies and procedures during drilling and associated operations as well as extending day-to-day HSE support to the well site supervisors.

The incumbent shall be responsible for integration/bridging HSE requirements amongst the drilling and associated service contractors and monitor the effective implementation of operational HSE controls to mitigate/manage operational risks and comply with HSE reporting requirements.

Key responsibility / Activities / Accountabilities

聽聽Assist in the development of HSE management system procedures, plans, and guidelines derived from industry best practices and legislative requirements to manage effective implementation and integration of the requirements across the drilling and associated operations.

聽聽Prepare bridging HSE documentation between the company and contractors. Also, devise effective operational framework including but not limited to PTW, Life-Saving Rules, Lifting Equipment Management, Management of Change, etc., and integrate them into day-to-day company operations.

聽聽聽Assist in organizing risk assessment workshops with the contractors to identify, assess and mitigate operational risks.

聽聽聽Maintain HSE risks and action tracking register for effective and efficient application of mitigative controls through concerned stakeholders.

聽聽Conduct pre-mobilization inspections and necessary checks to ensure that contracted equipment/services meet the company鈥檚 HSE requirement, record deficiencies /observations, and ensure close-out accordingly.

聽聽Assist in conducting pre-mobilization workshops with the contractors and service providers to outline the HSE requirements and bridge gaps (if any)

聽聽Develop an inspection and audit program for the company operations (including outsourced activities) and carry out inspections and audits accordingly.

聽聽Prepare the HSE training calendar and impart training to staff and contractor personnel to enhance their HSE skills and competencies. Also, assist in arranging external training for staff as per operational requirements. Ensure each employee has received mandatory training and maintain training records.

聽聽 Actively contribute to the HSE studies (including QRAs, EERA, HAZID, ENVID, HAZOP, etc. for the infrastructure/facilities development and drilling operations.

聽聽聽Ensure implementation of HSE study recommendations through respective company/contractor staff.

聽聽聽Assist procurement of PPEs and HSE equipment for the operations and ensure periodic inspection of the equipment as per OEM. Support team leads in managing the HSE aspect of the material and service requirement related to drilling and associated operations.

聽聽聽Ensure effective communication of HSE documentation within the company and with all internal and external stakeholders (including regulators/community).

聽聽聽Support the Social Risk Management (SRM) including stakeholder identification, social stakeholder consultation, grievance handling, developing engagement plans, and conducting operational SRM meetings, etc.

聽聽聽Facilitate operational HSE compliance including incident reporting, investigation and root cause analysis, waste tracking and regulatory reporting, etc.

聽聽聽Assist in the preparation of operational plans including waste management plans, site-specific safety plans, emergency response plans, etc. Also, conduct drills, and extend support to the emergency response team in the event of an incident.

聽聽聽Track HSE statistics of the drilling sites, including service companies and drilling contractors and prepare HSE performance reports. Attend coordination meetings to update the status of HSE statistics to the relevant stakeholders.

聽聽聽聽Visit work sites for meetings/inspections/hazard hunts to ensure all company鈥檚 HSE requirements have been complied with.


Qualification and Experience

聽聽聽聽聽聽Preferably Engineering/Science graduate.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Relevant Professional HSE Certifications, Training, and Specialised courses.

聽聽聽聽 10+ years of relevant experience, 3 years of offshore drilling HSE experience with at least one jack-up drilling project completed.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Possess knowledge of jack-up rig drilling operations, drilling emergencies, and site-specific HSE plans.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Be conversant with the Process Safety Management studies and international frameworks.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Familiar with all HSE-related regulations and working procedures of regulatory bodies in UAE.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Be able to work well with others in a culturally diverse; multi-functional team environment and able to interact effectively with peers, contractor representatives, etc.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Be good at spoken and written English.