Construction HSE Supervisor

Posted about 2 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
mselect is looking to hire a Construction HSE Supervisor for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 to 7 years HSE experience in the oil & gas industry. English and Arabic fluency is a must.
This position works within a team of local national HSE staff supporting project construction activities on sites. The Construction HSE Supervisor is responsible for providing HSE leadership and support to line management and coaching to new employees and Iraqi National staff across large number of facilities, associated project activities within the areas. This is a field-based role and will require the successful candidate to be an effective HSE Leader and agent of change in a challenging multi-cultural environment, which encompasses different perceptions and understandings of HSE. The Construction HSE Supervisor provides HSE support to the Project Supervisors/Managers and Contractors Construction teams. The incumbent will need to work closely with their counterparts in the Project organizations to implement agreed HSE Plans.
  • Provision of continuous delivery of HSE support to Project teams and Contractors
  • Leading, coaching and developing to the HSE personnel
  • Guide, support and where necessary intervene to ensure HSE compliance during site construction activities in line with Goal Zero aspirations
  • Provide input into the development and/or update of HSE critical procedures and standards
  • Development plan preparation for HSE Personnel where necessary
  • Support Project Teams in preparing and planning works in a safe manner and in engaging with the contractors on safety aspects as required
  • Participation in the development and implementation of Safety campaigns, SSS filed Demonstrations, Time-Out-for-Safety programs, Safety Moments, Toolbox Talks
  • Provide Safety expertise and ensure that Project construction activities are conducted in accordance with the HSE requirements and recognized HSE International standards
  • Support Emergency response preparedness, and assist the management in incident prevention and management
  • Support, steer and challenge the Project construction activities to facilitate ownership and improvement of HSE requirements including workplace safety, personal safety, Emergency Response and management of health and environmental hazards in the construction locations
  • Oversee all construction site activities to ensure work is completed in a safe manner in compliance with HSE requirements
  • Promote construction safety awareness through regular inductions, training and promotions, and implementation of Construction Site Safety Standards
  • Assess and evaluate risks, providing viable, adequate and suitable solutions, including detailed discussions with the construction manager, the HSE construction manager and contractors’ personnel
  • Be an HSE role model and ensure that HSE issues and requirements are properly reported and timely addressed
  • Promote high standards of site housekeeping, cleanliness and hygiene
  • Interact with contractor staff to set clear HSE expectations though daily and weekly meetings
  • Work very closely with the Operations organisation with regard to SIMOPS, PTW, shutdowns, and CSU
  • Follow up adherence to HSSE policies and the application of the Life Saving Rules, Safety Critical Standards, PTW, CSSS and other procedures
  • Conduct Site HSE interventions and the reporting of unsafe acts/condition observations. Also coach local contractors’ personnel to do the same
  • Complete weekly and monthly reports as required, and to make presentations at meetings and Contractor Forums
  • Participate and/or facilitate HSE inspections, audits, and TBT’s; whenever required
  • Facilitating HSE Campaign’s (Goal Zero, Life Saving Rules), and other
  • Carry out daily site inspections and safety walks to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented, to identify and correct HSE gaps or potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
  • Direct contractor HSE resources to provide optimum coverage areas and activities where it matters most based on HSE exposure and risk
  • Assist in pre-Qualification and evaluation of Contractor HSE site specific programs as applicable. Ensure all new contractors go through Ready for Construction review before commencement of any onsite works
  • Provide HSE input and support during HAZID, HAZOP, HSE cases when requested and required
  • Promote the safety recognition by supporting the Contractors to design HSE incentive programs across the field in relation to construction
  • Provide input into the development and/or update of HSE critical procedures and standards
  • Drive all aspects of the incident and near miss reporting, investigation, follow up and support the quality closure of actions
  • Liaise with the Emergency Response department to support preparation, and maintain currency of, Emergency Response procedures
  • Participate in Emergency Response exercises and act in ER related roles as required by local procedures
  • Other duties as may be required
  • Degree/ College graduate in a technical discipline, or Technical Certificate or Diploma or NEBOSH and or equivalent qualification
  • HSE trainings; PTW, NORM, CSE, Authorized Gas Tester, WAH, Excavation and trenching, Emergency Response, Supervisor & Leadership Training, Incident investigation techniques
  • 4 to 7 years HSE job experience within the Oil & Gas industry
  • Knowledge of IOGP standards
  • Experience in incident investigation and report preparation
  • Active involvement in implementing PTW system
  • Experience in developing and implementing Risk Assessment
  • Proven ability to work with contractors working in a weak HSE culture environment
Computer Skills:
  • MS Office: Excel, Word and Power point
  • Proven supervisory, communication, and presentation skills
  • Focus on continuous self-learning and improvement
  • Ability to work cohesively and communicate successfully in multi-cultural teams whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Demonstrable strategic thinking capability
  • Proven problem-solving capability and coaching skills
  • Ability to manage multiple functions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-starter
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines
  • English – upper intermediate (verbal & written)
14 Days on/ 14 Days off
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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