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Operations HSE Supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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mselect is looking for an Operations HSE Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 7 years of relevant job experience within the oil & gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Purpose
He is responsible for providing HSE leadership and support to the Asset Supervisors/Managers and Assets Services, Project, Operations and Maintenance teams, and coaching& monitoring to employees across large number of facilities, including CPF, DS-2, DS-1, Wells, Mini Well Pads and 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

  • Provision of continuous delivery of HSE support to Operations and Maintenance teams
  • Guide, support and where necessary intervene to ensure HSE compliance during site Operations activities in line with Goal Zero aspirations
  • Coach and educate new employees and local red-banded contractors to foster improvements in HSE performance in contracting activities
  • Promoting a Goal Zero, no harm & no leaks culture, including contractors & promoting a culture of care for people
  • 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
  • Work very closely with the Operations organization with regard to SIMOPS, PTW, shutdowns, and CSU
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly reports as required
  • Demonstrate visible HSE leadership and commitment through walk the talk, positive intervention, audits, inspections and other work activities
  • Work with the Health team to deliver Industrial Hygiene support
  • Track and maintain records of HSE inventory and performs any preventative maintenance on key HSE equipment
  • Ensure an effective Method Statement, JHA process is implemented at all stages of the contract to identify and address all HSE hazard at the work sites
  • Support the implementation of the emergency exercises and drills across the field as per a yearly schedule
  • Deliver of LFI’s presentation
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, support and advice to new employees
  • Provide support in implementation of HSE requirements in associated project activities and Rehabilitation Projects
  • Support Plant Operation and Maintenance 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 Day, Time-Out-for-Safety campaign programs, Safety Moments, Toolbox Talks
  • Provide Safety expertise and ensure that Operation & Projects activities are conducted in accordance with the HSE requirements and the recognized HSE International standards
  • Support Emergency and oil spill response preparedness, and assist the management in case of any incident impacting
  • Follow and coordinate the HSE activities in brownfield areas and provide clear guidance and support to the Site HSE Leads in preparing and planning works in a safe manner
  • Support and steer coordination of Field HSE team activities through the HSE Leads by providing technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring on HSE including learning and personal development, and their contribution towards the journey towards Goal Zero
  • Support, steer and challenge the Asset (Operations and Maintenance) and brownfield operating organizations to facilitate ownership and improvement of HSE requirements including workplace safety, personal safety, process safety, emergency response and management of health and environmental hazards in the locations
  • Carry out regular 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
  • Allocate HSE resources to provide optimum coverage areas and activities where it matters most based on HSE exposure and risk
  • Provide assurance and assistance for effective implementation of Permit-to-Work Procedures
  • Be an ambassador for the Process Safety journey by visible and consistent interventions where Process Safety hazards are prevalent
  • Contribute to development of Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPs) procedures, and support Operations and Projects to ensure rigorous application
  • Drive all aspects of the incident and near miss reporting, investigation, follow up and support the quality closure of actions
  • Participate in Emergency Response exercises and act in ER related roles
  • Support Construction activities in a live plant scenario (Hydrocarbons, H2S), SIMOPS, PtW
  • Other duties as required

  • University Degree or College graduate or equivalent in a technical discipline
  • Basic HSE trainings; PTW, CSE, Authorized Gas Tester, WAH, Excavation and trenching, Emergency Response, Supervisor & Leadership Training
  •  (7-10) years of relevant job experience within the oil & gas industry
  • Knowledge of SIPD HSSE-MS and implementation in the field
  • Experience in incident investigation and report preparation
  • Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental experience
  • Active involvement in implementing PTW system
  • Experience in developing and implementing Risk Assessment
  • 3 years of relevant job experience in implementation of HSE requirements and in managing operational safety in brownfield sites (Hydro carbons containing), including H2S
  • Experience in delivering HSE training, performing HSE audits and supporting incident investigation
  • Understanding of risk management processes
  • Understanding of risk management processes
  • Proven ability to work with contractors working in a weak HSE culture environment
  • English – Intermediate (verbal & written)
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Communication skills
  • 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

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