HSE Advisor

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  • Location

    Fife, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Keir Strathie

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Provides safety / health support to the site leadership team and the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) ) Contractor_s organization. In some cases, responsibilities may extend to other Safety, Security, Health, and Environmental (Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) ) issues, status, and metrics.


Ensure establishment and proper implementation of work processes at the site level as stipulated in the Project Safety Plan and the Project Security Plan
Monitor, investigate, identify, and resolve site level SSHE issues, evaluate metrics, and provide weekly / monthly reports to responsible line management, Project Team SSHE Team, and Function, as required
Work with company and contractor_s site management and Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) organizations to implement project specific site safety programs
Advise site Project Team (company, contractor, and subcontractors) of company, contractor, and local authorities_ safety requirements, regulations, expectations, and best practices
Facilitate and advise contractor and subcontractors to establish, communicate, and implement safety expectations and initiatives monitor and stimulate execution with contractor_s safety policy, rules, and procedures and monitor conformance with project and site safety execution plans and implement improvements where appropriate
Promote safety awareness and safe performance among Project Team members, including consultants and contractor personnel
Identify and work to eliminate site hazards, unsafe conditions, and unsafe acts work with company, contractor, and subcontractor management toward achieving an injury-free work place
Keep site management apprised of significant safety issues and plans / progress toward resolving issues and eliminating hazards
Assist in implementation of systematic safety processes to assure compliance with the Project Safety Management System (PSMS) requirements
Collect and analyze data on safety initiatives and performance for reporting to project and functional management
Identify and assist with prioritization of opportunities for site safety process improvements
Conduct periodic safety inspections / assessments onsite and at key offsite subcontractor locations in accordance with established project and site safety plans or as requested by Project Team members
May conduct occasional health inspections, as requested by Medicine and Occupational Health (Medical and Occupational Health (MOH) ) or the (Senior) Project Safety Advisor
Organize and coordinate SSHE training program
Develop expectations for project management systems for safety-related activities
Communicate and coordinate guidelines for company SSHE awareness, recognition, and incentive programs
Provide assistance to and participate in risk assessment and studies as defined in the Project_s SSHE Plan
Provide regular feedback to (Senior) Project Safety Advisor / Functional Manager / SSHE Manager
Organize and participate in investigations and follow-up of incidents, including development of remedial action plans
Assist in the preparation of notifications / reports for communication of significant incidents to company project / functional management as per the company_s incident reporting procedures and matrix
Review and / or critique incident and investigation notifications and reports
Provide support for training, drills, and other matters related to emergency preparedness and response
Collect and share company_s lessons learned between site and outside organizations where appropriate
Encourage heightened SSHE awareness and behavior throughout the site project
Assist in the facilitation of site level SSHE Steering Committee meetings
Monitor work processes to ensure compliance with the site work permit system and area / system responsibilities
Maintains a high degree of ethical conduct
Prepare / provide a safety induction briefing to new team members and visitors to site
May collect and report security or health metrics when no security or health advisor is assigned
May be asked to provide other services by the SSHE Function, Project Leadership Team, and / or (Senior) Project Safety Advisor


Prefer college level education or equivalent
Demonstrated work experience in construction safety-related positions (including some prior oil & gas experience)
Knowledge of security processes and procedures
Proficient in use of computers and programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Microsoft Office
Read, write, and speak fluent English, as required to function effectively within a project team
Prefer prior experience working in a multicultural / multilingual, emerging nation, environment
Willingness to travel / live away from home for extended time periods
Demonstrated ability (through past project successes) to deliver excellence in project SSHE performance
Demonstrated ability to develop successful internal and external working relationships with emphasis on interfacing in a team environment
Must be fit for duty for a construction field environment (examples include uneven, unpaved walking surfaces, large structures that are accessible only via ladders or stairs, standing for extended time periods, climbing, bending, walking, reaching, and other physical demands)
Ability to work in harsh environments (examples include temperature and / or humidity extremes, remote locations with limited amenities) with changing priorities