HSSE Advisor Job Description

HSSE Advisor Job Description

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HSSE advisor provides specialized safety Input to engineering, construction, and subcontracts, thus ensuring that safety requirements are properly integrated into project planning, design criteria,construction plans, specifications, and subcontracts.

HSSE Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Demonstrate a sound understanding of Risk Management principles, hierarchy of controls
Participates in meetings, as required, with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of specialized safety and health requirements that may affect project design, construction schedule, and cost
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Safety, Health and Environmental role in Construction/Infrastructure industry
Review accident and incident reports
Planning, coordination and delivery of internal audits for [contract/[project/location]
Planning, coordination and delivery of internal audits for the project
Performs reporting, risk assessments and auditing and observes all SH&E related activities and policies within a location
A minimum of 5 years experience within a HSE Advisor position working across Brownfield projects
Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSSE management system and progress against the Wood HSSE Performance Standards
Has proven experience in a HSSE Advisor position across shutdowns and project maintenance works

HSSE Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for HSSE Advisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, HAZWOPER, ISO, COR, OSHAS, OSHA, NEBOSH, MEP, OHSAS, HSSE

Education for HSSE Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the HSSE advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Health, Science, Public Health, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Physics, Chemistry

Skills for HSSE Advisor

Desired skills for HSSE advisor include:

Methodologies
Principles
Computer applications
Construction
Engineering
Monitoring programs
Related disciplines
Safety management
Safety specialty
Subcontract work processes

Desired experience for HSSE advisor includes:

BOSIET / MIST / EBS / Offshore Medical
10 years of experience in the Health, Safety, Security, or Emergency Response fields
Expert in Incident Command System (ICS)
Extensive experience with leading continuous improvement processes and implementing lesson’s learned
Extensive experience working in the marine and/or oil and gas industry, to include a strong understanding of the risks inherent in the industry
Proven experience of responding to emergency situations

HSSE Advisor Examples

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HSSE Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of HSSE advisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for HSSE advisor
  • Tertiary Qualification in a Workplace Health & Safety related discipline
  • Internal WHS Auditor (Lead Auditing advantageous)
  • In depth knowledge of the WH&S, Environment legislations
  • Working in the rail corridor experience with current RIW preferred
  • Provide HSE functional support on new business development projects in KZ
  • Provide guidance regarding interpretation of Health, Safety & Security requirements for Assigned Operational Assets and assist Operations with compliance
  • Continually assess and improve existing procedures to ensure that each is “fit for purpose” and are LEAN in its approach
  • Partner with Operations on daily safety challenges (project work, contractors, ) to achieve ALARP solution (however, staying aligned with HS&S colleagues)
  • Ensure annual review of Health & Safety procedures, Self-Assessment forms, (update as needed)
  • Perform weekly field walks with a focus on (PSF, FLBM, live PTW, LOPs) with operations
Qualifications for HSSE advisor
  • Proven experience preparing concise plans or reports
  • Proven experience leading and/or facilitating discussions, meetings, and training sessions for a variety of audiences to include internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven experience of developing and delivering crisis, continuity management exercises
  • Proven experience working in high pressured situations with the ability to prioritise work when faced with multiple requirements and the ability to progress issues when only partial information is available
  • MEP certification
  • Experience in maritime ER/oil spill planning and preparedness in the US and Canada
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HSSE Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a HSSE advisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for HSSE advisor
  • Assist in ePTW roll out and update of applicable procedures
  • Communicate regulatory requirements (Provincial/ OSHA, HSSE & SP Control Framework)
  • Participates in meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of safety requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and cost
  • Actively implement, review and improve the HSSE management system
  • Partner with management to deliver localised or geographic initiatives determined by the business strategy
  • Integrate client and UGL HSSE systems as required
  • Monitor and interpret relevant HSSE legislation, policies and regulations in order to provide direction and advice to projects which meet statutory and corporate objectives and responsibilities
  • Outage responsibilities - Scope and Plan outage safety & environment management * Report as required on outage safety performance * Identify and action improvement opportunities during outage * Coordinate waste management during outage
  • Continuous Improvement responsibilities - Actively facilitate the identification of improvement opportunities across the contract
  • Provide necesary HSSE advise for operational team/departments be knowledgable on legal issues
Qualifications for HSSE advisor
  • High degree of aptitude and experience with office software, SharePoint, and cloud-based storage
  • Company Security Officer (CSO) training and certification
  • Experience working in an OSRO, Regulator, or Agency representative
  • Knowledge of management systems compliant with any of the following
  • Auditing/inspection certification or experience
  • Understanding of OSHA classification of injuries and illness
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HSSE Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of HSSE advisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for HSSE advisor
  • Monitor and prepare analysis on HSSE trends of scope
  • Lead HSSE incident investigation, ensure corrective and preventive actions are recorded and tracked for closure and actions completed is also verified
  • Assist, support on local programs and/or campaigns and to perform and undertake task/projects as requested
  • Conduct field assessments, planned job observations and worksite inspections with leadership (which may require overnight travel)
  • Promote HSSE within the region with a goal of continuous improvement of HSSE culture
  • Coordinate and provide HSSE advice and direction to Office Safety and Environment Coordinators (OSECs) and operational/office staff
  • Assist with regional ISO 14001 (International Standards Organization) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) audits
  • Organize events to promote health and safety
  • Coordinate and provide HSSE advice and direction to Office Safety and Environment Coordinators (OSECs) and operational/office staff on the following
  • Incident reports, ensuring follow-up is completed and documented as required
Qualifications for HSSE advisor
  • This role is mostly office based (Krakow)
  • The job holder will be required to carry a mobile phone & temporary Manager on Duty service
  • Extensive knowledge of ST/SH and Retail operations
  • Knowledge of managing and maintaining HSSE and Technical Information Management Systems
  • Strong generalist HSSE background and experience
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely HSSE requirements to non-HSSE personnel
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HSSE Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of HSSE advisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for HSSE advisor
  • Assist in the development of lessons learned in conjunction with incident investigations
  • Organize events to promote health and safety (may include North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week, Lunch and Learns)
  • Assist with regional ISO 14001 (International Standards Organization), OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series), and Certificate of Recognition (COR) audits
  • Work with the Regional Management Team to coordinate Regional HSSE direction
  • Overall coordination of the Regional HSSE program
  • Work with the Corporate HSSE team to develop and implement policies, rules, practices, and procedures as required
  • Manage the Regional ergonomic program and conduct ergonomic assessments as required
  • Support the subcontractor management program for the US West, coordinating and conducting contractor prequalification assessments as required
  • Oversee the HSSE training program for the Region, including HSSE and office orientations, organization of in-house training, and accurate tracking of completions and certifications
  • Manage the Regional inspection program to ensure all facilities have been inspected on a monthly basis and corrective actions have been implemented, process includes the annual Workplace Violence
Qualifications for HSSE advisor
  • A working knowledge of management systems
  • Formal HSSE qualification
  • Occupational Safety Expert Certificate desirable
  • OMS – Skillful
  • Procedures and Practices – Application
  • Associates Degree in safety related study, B.A., B.S
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HSSE Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a HSSE advisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for HSSE advisor
  • Oversee and coordinate the purchasing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) within the Region and advise staff on appropriate PPE for tasks conducted
  • Coordinate and provide HSSE advice and direction to Office Safety and Environment Coordinators (OSECs), operational and office staff
  • Act as the point for communication to the Corporate HSSE team
  • Act as a technical resource for the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC), attending all meetings
  • Assist in planning Regional ISO (International Standards Organization) and OHSAS (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification) audits
  • Support the Regional Incident Management System
  • Manage incoming incident reports, ensuring follow-up is completed and documented as required
  • Communicate statistics within the Region on a monthly basis - Conduct investigations as required under the direction of the Geographic HSSE Manager
  • Promote HSSE within the Region with a goal of continuous improvement of HSSE cultureOrganize events to promote Health and Safety (may include North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week, Lunch and Learns)
  • Manage the Regional inspection program to ensure all facilities have been inspected on a monthly basis and corrective actions have been implemented, process includes the annual Workplace Violence Assessment and implementation of the Emergency Response Plans
Qualifications for HSSE advisor
  • Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical skills/knowledge in job-related areas
  • Proven change mentality and ability to drive HSSE improvement plans
  • Effective interpersonal skills with a flair for building internal and external networks at all organisational levels, including contractors
  • Highly effective communication and presentational skills
  • Knowledge of Australian regulatory requirements (local procedures and permits)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the planning and execution of logistics activities

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