HSE Advisor Job in Iraq

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HSE Advisor Job in Iraq

Requisition ID: 2019-38974

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Work Location: IRQ-Basra

Department / Discipline: HSSE

Position Type: Staff / Permanent


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for HSE Advisors to strengthen our team in Basra. The successful candidates must reside in Basra or the surrounding areas.  There is no rotation associated with this position.


  • Establish a HSE culture and awareness in project construction sites teams
  • Support integrated site team comprising various disciplines such as HSE, Instruments, Electrical, Scaffolding, Commissioning and start-up, Civils etc
  • Implementation of Construction Site Safety Standardization (CSSS) program at all sites including regular compliance reviews
  • Drive implementation of work site hazard management and intervention by personal behaviour and regular reporting of intervention program
  • Drive Intervention and Life Saving Rule compliance on construction activities
  • Review and promote construction safety awareness through HSE inductions, Time Out for Safety briefings and training and awareness campaigns
  • Assure compliance with environmental requirements in construction activities by regular site follow up on waste management, environmental awareness and housekeeping arrangements and liaison with the Environmental Department
  • Assure compliance with HSSE and SP, Substance Abuse and Driving Policies in all Construction activities
  • Assess and evaluate risks, providing viable, adequate and practical solutions, through regular interface with Construction Managers and Leads and Contractor Management personnel
  • Assure compliance to Iraqi legal requirements
  • Conduct compliance reviews in keeping with the Project HSSE Plan as it is applicable to the construction activities
  • Support Incident Owner in Investigation of all incidents/accidents and near misses
  • Ensure prompt reporting of HSE statistics for construction contractors according to contractual requirement
  • Promote high standards of site housekeeping, cleanliness and hygiene
  • Assure HSE competence of Construction Contractor staff by ensuring suitability of Contractor HSE Induction training and adherence to mandatory HSE training requirements
  • Engages with all levels of relevant business and client organisation
  • Manage a programme of HSE inductions and trainings for the project
  • Promote the awareness of HSE Initiatives to improve HSE Awareness and performance
  • Mentor and develop HSE capabilities of the team
  • Successful completion of HSE Assurance activities in line with schedules and reporting requirements

Skills / Qualifications

  • Recognized higher level HSE qualification e.g. NEBOSH Diploma
  • Atleast 5-10 years Oil and gas industry construction / turnaround background in HSSE
  • Experience in implementation of construction HSE requirements and in managing contractor safety
  • Experience in delivering HSE training, performing HSE audits and supporting incident investigation
  • Previous experience in a similar hands-on field capacity
  • Previous site-based experience
  • Commitment to improving the HSE culture in the organisation
  • Commitment to overall quality, Safety and Assurance and the need to reduce incidents within the organisation (Safety, Business, quality and technical)
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity and trust, compassion and respect


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