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HSE Advisor (Drilling and Wells) – VR/25336

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Status: Temporary
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/25336
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced HSE Advisor (Drilling and Wells) for a 12-month maternity cover contract on a PAYE basis for an oil and gas operator in Aberdeen. This role will involve occasional offshore travel - therefore, applicants must be willing to work offshore.


The HSE Advisor (Drilling and Wells) will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring implementation and compliance of the HSE management systems on the local assets and operations.
  • Developing appropriate proactive objectives and ensuring they are incorporated into, and managed to completion within, the company’s HSEQ plan.
  • Ensuring regulatory requirements are complied with, and issues managed, with respect to the assets, operations, and technical functions.
  • Developing and actively participating in HSE audits, both internal and supporting external audits, including completion of regular offshore audits ensuring the frequency of visits reflect ongoing wells operations activities.
  • Facilitating regulatory inspections where requested, ensuring corrective actions are adequately closed out so as to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Interfacing with Drilling and Wells, Operations and Project Teams to ensure appropriate identification and mitigation of risks associated with activities.
  • Providing guidance and advice to the Drilling and Wells Team concerning HSEQ procedures / programmes, hazard identification and promotional activities.
  • Coaching and supporting onshore and offshore personnel to assure that all HSE risks associated with Drilling and Wells Operations on site are adequately identified and addressed.
  • Reporting on HSEQ metrics and support the management of the process to develop insights from HSEQ metrics analysis, self-verification and incident investigation findings.
  • Advising on emerging risks and HSEQ improvement opportunities and provide direction to improve the HSEQ performance within drilling and wells.
  • Supporting the Drilling and Wells Team to develop and implement emergency response plans related to project / operations activity.
  • Ensuring industry operational HSE best practices and standards are followed / implemented, in conjunction with the relevant technical authorities and business process owners.
  • Supporting certification audits covering the company’s management system.
  • Monitoring and facilitating management of assets, operations and technical functions’ HSEQ performance, and their HSEQ plans and objectives.
  • Appropriately selecting and managing contractor companies, taking account of HSEQ considerations.
  • Assisting with developing and implementing HSEQ competency management framework and training.
  • Ensuring all incidents and near misses are reported, investigated, remedial action taken and lessons learned.
  • Working to ensure timely close out of all Synergi actions and ensuring IMS documentation is maintained up to date.
  • Ensuring that all relevant governance is in full compliance with applicable regulations and GOIMS requirements.
  • Supporting the emergency response organisation by filling a role on the ER duty rota.


Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar HSE Advisor (Drilling and Wells) position is essential.
  • Experience of supporting and managing offshore operations as well as experience with HSE management systems is essential.
  • Offshore Medical and Survival / MIST training certificates are preferred.
  • Relevant HSE qualifications (e.g., NEBOSH) would be preferred.

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