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E-PTW Supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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mselect is looking to hire an E-PTW Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job purpose
This position works within the new team of local national & expat HSE staff supporting the development, testing, rollout and implementation of an E-PTW (Electronic Permit to Work) process, including updating of procedures by supporting the Snr. HSE Advisor (ePTW).
The HSE E-PTW Supervisor will actively engage multiple departments and disciplines including, but not limited to, Operations, HSE, Wells services, hydrocarbon & non-hydrocarbon facilities and, construction (greenfield and brownfield) and commissioning teams in the online/digital and onsite monitoring, including auditing of the E-PTW system and ensure that all relevant procedures are consistently applied and adhered to in full.
The incumbent will need to work closely with their counterparts in the Operations, FM, Static Maintenance & IT organizations to implement agreed E-PTW Plans.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Assisting E-PTW development and rollout and ensure smooth transition from paper-based to electronic PTW system
  • Provision of continuous delivery of E-PTW, Operations & HSE support to All Operational Areas, FM, Static Maintenance & IT teams, Construction and Contractors
  • Supporting, coaching and developing All personnel using the New E-PTW System
  • Guide, support and where necessary intervene to ensure Full E-PTW & HSE compliance during site activities in line with Goal Zero aspirations
  • Provide input into the development and/or update of the E-PTW & HSE critical procedures and standards
  • Development plan preparation for E-PTW Personnel (PTW Coordinators/Ops supervisors etc.) where necessary
  • Support Operations and all the PTW offices/coordinators in the day-to-day E-PTW implementation
  • Participation in the development and implementation of E-PTW and associated Field Operations Systems, E-PTW filed Demonstrations, Toolbox Talks etc.
  • Provide Operational and PTW expertise and ensure that Operations, FM, Static Maintenance, Construction & IT activities are conducted in accordance with the E-PTW/HSE requirements and recognized PTW/Isolations & HSE International standards
  • Support, steer and challenge the Operations Teams, FM, Static Maintenance, Construction & IT activities to facilitate ownership and improvement of E-PTW requirements including workplace safety, personal safety in all work locations
  • Oversee all E-PTW Maintenance, Construction & IT site activities to ensure work is completed in a safe manner in compliance with E-PTW & HSE requirements
  • Conduct and attend meetings with regard to SIMOPS, E-PTW, and related FM and maintenance activities
  • Complete weekly and monthly reports as required, and to make presentations at meetings and Contractor Forums
  • Coach & assist the E-PTW team to maximize capability and train in the utilization of the new digital Field operations Handover Application for cross shift coverage and succession planning
  • Participate and/or facilitate E-PTW inspections, audits, and TBT’s; whenever required. Oversee and support all the PTW offices/coordinators in the day to day E-PTW implementation
  • 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
  • Other duties as may be required

Qualification & Training requirements
  • Degree / College graduate in a technical discipline
  • Higher Level Technical Certificate or Diploma and NEBOSH General Certificate preferred.
  • HSE trainings; PTW, WAH, Excavation and trenching, Emergency Response, Supervisor & Leadership Training, Incident investigation techniques, Risk Identification & HACCP Techniques

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience
  • 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
  • Experience in delivering PTW training, performing HSE audits and supporting incident investigation
  • Understanding of risk management processes

Language proficiency, computer and software skills
  • MS Office: Excel – Intermediate, Word – Intermediate, Power Point – Intermediate
  • English – upper intermediate (verbal & written)

  • 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
  • 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.


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.