EHSQ Advisor BJ Services Texas – United States
Natural Resources, San Antonio, TX, United States of America
Job ID: 48678
The EHS Advisor is accountable for supporting a strong positive safety culture by: initiating, managing and administering safety initiatives including safety coaching and training; identifying and evaluating hazards; recommending, implementing and testing control measures, conducting investigations, and conducting New Hire Orientations.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Confirm compliance with standards and procedures, state and federal regulations, and industry established practices.
- Attend and participate in operating district and jobsite safety meetings.
- Recommend HS&E practices and communicate this information as required.
- Conduct annual HSE compliance programs such as Fit Testing, Hearing Test (audiograms).
- Issue and instruct employees on proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Coordinate safety training (internal or external) – H2S, CPR, Respiratory Training, Fit Testing, etc.
- Keep emergency response plans and contact lists current through documented testing and mock exercises.
- Develop, implement and maintain equipment and procedures to effectively respond to emergencies.
- Advise management of any new or upcoming safety or environmental regulatory changes.
- Assist the USA EHS Manager to build, modify and enhance the safety and environment management systems and providing training on these management systems.
- Collect and process radioactive documentation, surveys and paperwork; verify radioactive sources have correct equipment, serial number, and tags quarterly.
- Conduct spot audits of driver log books. Report discrepancies to employees and DOT coordinator for documenting, tracking, and correcting.
- Update and maintain SDS documentation.
- Maintain necessary inventory of PPE appropriate for current operations.
- Participate in OSHA, DOT, Customer, etc. audits as needed.
- Enforce and uphold BJ Services operating standards, policies, and procedures; be a positive example of high safety standards both in action and attitude.
- Work together with management in supporting, implementing and executing the drug and alcohol program.
- Confirm environmental processes and reporting are completed as required.
- Train employees on standards, procedures and, operating procedures pertaining to HS&E.
- Maintain Safety Training files and records for operating locations.
- Conduct respiratory protection, forklift, PPE, and other safety training as required.
- Conduct New Employee Orientations on an as needed basis.
- Assist in the development on new/revised training materials.
- Identify areas requiring further development of training.
Incident Reporting and Investigations:
- Confirm all safety incidents and significant near misses are reported; actively solicit information pertaining to all safety incidents.
- Participate in incident investigations where appropriate with active participation of local management team.
- Confirm proper reporting, identification of root cause and corrective actions are achieved and documented.
- Support current and future investigation processes by learning, understanding, and implementing protocols as required.
- Conduct Shop and Field Audits; formalize results and follow through to ensure all items are corrected/closed; communicate results with appropriate camp and/or business line management; stop or correct all immediately dangerous activities/conditions.
- Visit field jobs and participate in (field level risk assessment), pre-job safety meetings and/or STEACS briefings; advise Management of findings and propose solutions for improvement.
- Provide routine and ad hoc reporting for daily HSE updates, weekly and monthly HSE reports and other reports as required; provide safety statistical analysis of measures for injuries, vehicles and equipment damage.
Injury Prevention/Reporting and follow up:
- Assist the EHS Manager and Human Resources with Worker’s Compensation claims as required.
- Cooperatively investigate all alleged/actual injuries, file all reports on a timely basis, determine root cause, how to avoid re-occurrences.
- Monitor all open injuries, work comp claims, and related items through closure, ensuring proper levels of documentation and communication are completed.
- Counsel and advise employees and managers on unsafe behaviors and incidents; advise Management on performance deficiencies of field personnel or field practices and areas for improvement.
- Support and perform observations and helping the camp steering committee as required, and interacting with personnel to support the process.
- Attend customer specific training and safety meetings.
- Attend professional development events.
- All other duties assigned.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
While performing the duties of this job the EHS Advisor will spend time indoors in environmentally controlled conditions, and exposure to outdoor weather conditions will be required. While performing the duties of this job the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the environment is occasionally moderate to loud.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and walk, and occasionally balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; hear and smell. The EHS Advisor must have the ability reach with hands and arms, and lift to 50 lbs. The vision requirements include: close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- 5+ years of experience in a HSE role, 2 years Oil & Gas industry experience, or combination thereof.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Highly analytical with strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
- Maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
- Strong administrative skills that include planning, organization, team building, influencing and people development.
- Proven track record of supporting change programs and partnering with Business Managers.
- Ability to communicate effectively and with all levels within and outside of the organization.
- Strong knowledge of all Safety related functions areas including OSHA, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, DOT, and other compliance issues.
- Radiation Safety Officer or training and knowledge preferred.