HSE Specialist

05 December 2018


Petroplan are seeking an experienced HSE Specialist to work for one of our clients, a mid-sized operator within the petro-chem industry. The role will initially be based in Houston but require to transfer to the Project Site in Louisiana (near Baton Rouge) in mid-2019

Job Overview:
Under general supervision, the HSE Specialist solves complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices. He/She uses experience and problem solving skills to develop and improve processes. May provide guidance to less experienced team members.
Has technical responsibility for interpreting complex requirements, evaluating and applying appropriate safety engineering principles, and formulating scopes of work, plans, and methodologies suitable for achieving and maintaining compliance with safety requirements. Provides technical assistance to other safety professionals assigned to projects and other project functions.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Implements health, safety and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines for the employee and department/site safety.
  • Creates incident reports and performs inspections to ensure conformity in all areas of HSE.
  • Interacts with services personnel, clients, subcontractors, and regulatory agencies to research and interpret standards, codes and regulations.
  • Determines prerequisite for and organizes audits of company operated properties.
  • Keeps informed of regulatory requirements and auditing standards.
  • Assists in development and implementation of systems and standards to facilitate the capturing and analysis of HSE statistics.
  • Implements and conducts project safety orientation to employees on site
  • Performs daily safety audits

Skills / Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in related field, to include Construction Management and/or HSE, preferred
  • Minimum 5 years field safety experience
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, engineering systems, principles, and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of national and international safety laws/regulations and regulatory agencies' processes and responsibilities, industry standards/practices for safety and health compliance, and best management practices for minimizing potential safety risks during project execution.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes.
  • Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com