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HSE Officer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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mselect is looking to hire an HSE Officer for an international energy client in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

The HSE officer is responsible for Health, Safety & Environment of the Area Package of GMP (Gas Midstream Project).
The HSE officer is in charge of implementing the Project HSE Management System on site and monitoring / supervising contractors’ activities on the HSE perspective.
With the support of the Package HSE Supervisor and Spdt., he/she will advise and assist the Company Site Team in the management and control of HSE.

  • Assist Company Site team and Contractors in the implementation of the HSE Management System, risk analysis, analysis of incidents, permit to work process, and industrial hygiene implementation.
  • Participate in the promotion of HSE culture on site through frequent talks and presentations including deployment of HSE tools i.e., Program “0 Fatality” (Safety Green Light, Life Saving Checks, Joint Safety Tour), Stop Card, Safety and Sustainability Moments, World Day for Safety commemoration, etc. Ensures similar programs and tools to be deployed by the Contractors on their own worksites.
Risk Management
  • Support Environment Studies on site with appropriate risk assessments (Waste management, Hazardous material storage, …) and Permit to Work system.
Health and Environment
  • Assist the Site Medical Doctor to implement the Company Health Plan, Medical fitness procedure, MEDEVAC procedure, audit of camp facilities, and supply of medical logistics.
Contractor and Suppliers
  • Supervise Contractors activities and ensure they are carried in compliance with the HSE plans, HSE bridging documents, Risk Assessments during contract execution.
Competency and Training
  • Participate to the HSE induction/orientation
Emergency Preparedness
  • Assist the Package HSE Supervisor and the Project HSE Manager to set up, test and continually update the Emergency plans.
Incident Analysis
  • Follow up on all Site actions resulting from incidents, anomalies, drills, HSE audits, and inspections.
  • Participate in the reporting and investigation of incidents and anomalies and ensure that corrective actions are followed up in a timely manner.
Audits and Inspections
  • Participate in Site inspections and audits as scheduled.
Performance Improvement
  • Assist the Package HSE Supervisor and the Package HSE Spdt. to organize Site HSE Committee Meetings and induct all new personnel on site.
  • Prepare and submit HSE daily report to Package HSE Supervisor
  • Assist the site team in the use of the reporting tools.

  • The main focus of the role is to ensure HSE risks are properly evaluated and controlled by the Package team and its Contractors and to provide high-standard support to projects, from the construction to operation/maintenance phases.
  • Education: Minimum 5 years working experience of a high hazard industry, i.e. Construction, Oil & Gas, onshore plant and others including previous experience role (Min 3 years). Professional HSE qualification at Diploma / Degree level minimum (e.g. MSc occupational Health and Safety or NEBOSH diploma/Certificate)
  • Understanding of construction activities.
  • Experience auditing / inspecting / supervising construction activities.
  • Ability to proactively drive positive change.
  • Be a Role model to establish effective team working.
  • Profound knowledge of the HSE culture tools and programs.
  • Autonomy and previous experience in working transversally.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English. Spoken and written Arabic is a plus.

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