Health & Safety Specialist

Birmingham, Alabama

Position: Health & Safety Specialist

Job type: Full Time salary

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Petroplan is currently working with a growth oriented refining business in Alabama who need a highly experienced Health & safety Specialist to their operation division to assist with the ongoing production at one of their facilities.

In this position, you will report into the head of HSE and act as a focal point for all HSE operations activities. You will be involved with ensuring that all activities are planned, scheduled and executed to achieve the agreed requirements in a safe and efficient manner. Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Possessing a detailed knowledge of regulatory standards (OSHA), industry standards and best practices applicable to the businesses. Directionally moving the organization beyond regulatory compliance.
  • Providing a visible safety presence in the field with operations, maintenance, and contract work forces to identify and evaluate risky behaviors and potentially unsafe conditions, and practical, safe work practices.
  • Skilful public speaker and presenter of training/educational programs to all onsite and virtual employees and occasional external industry groups.
  • Identifying workplace safety risks, hazards and associated mitigation strategies and compliance obligations to include program development, training, equipment needs and sourcing, and schedules compliance tasks. Includes periodic travel to other locations to conduct training and related activities.

The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience, including 6 years' working in a Petrochemical or refinery setting. A Bachelor's degree from a four year college preferred but not essential. A CSP certification is desired.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


Simon Peckston
Simon Peckston
Recruitment Consultant