HSE Specialist - Drilling - North Dakota

US$43 - US$47 per hour Plus overtime, 1 travel day and per diem
North Dakota

Position: HSE Specialist - Drilling

Job type: 14/14 rotational contract - long term project

Location: North Dakota

Petroplan is currently working alongside a Houston based E&P Operator who require a number of HSE Advisors to join their operations team focused on drilling HSE within their North Dakota team.

In this position, you will provide onsite leadership and guidance to workers to effectively manage work-task cycles from planning, execution and dynamic risk control, and After-Action Reviews. Key challenges will include:

  • Ensuring all Pre-job Planning Tasks are properly conducted by the work crews to include, but not limited to: Identification of a PIC, Work Scope Clearly Defined, Pre-job Walk downs are performed; H. Corporation Rules considered and appropriately managed; JSAs are developed and coordinated with all work team members; applicable permits to work are in place; SSEs are properly managed by on-site mentors; emergency actions are discussed, and all start-work checks have been accomplished, to include all necessary inspections.
  • Participating in all Safety Severe / Hi-Po incident investigations; works with suppliers to address causal factors; provides recommended countermeasures and provides visibility to senior leadership on implementation.
  • Providing effective leadership to direct reports; provides mentorship and guidance to workers and provides feedback on the completion of work activities

The ideal candidate will be an experienced oilfield safety leader with a good working knowledge and understanding of Drilling operations. The right candidate for this role will be able to show excellent leadership skills and be able to work with the operations team alongside ongoing projects to continually improve the safety standards in the field.

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