HSSE Advisor Job in Portland – USA
Requisition ID: 2019-59722
Work Location: US-TX-Portland
Department / Discipline: HSSE
Position Type: Staff / Permanent Professional & Technical
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is seeking an HSSE Advisor with advanced experience specific to refinery or chemical plants and construction. This is the highest non-supervisory role in the function and is fully qualified to work independently while satisfying accountability. This position requires 5 years of industry and HSSE experience which includes advisors, performance analysts, emergency responders, and technical specialists. The role can be a development role for those desiring further progression to supervision/management. A candidate in this role should be capable of leading a small team.
U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.
Assists with the preparation and maintenance of HSSE policy and procedure manuals
Assists with the preparation and formats large, complex reports, presentations and studies using a combination of software; Performs research and prepares reports as requested
Prepares documentation and correspondence, composes memos, transcribes notes, and takes dictation and meeting minutes.
Organizes and maintains confidential files and records of a particularly sensitive nature.
Tracks client and third party correspondence; prepares status reports.
Track incidents and maintains HSSE records and HSSE tracking database system; Assists with incident investigations related to accidents and near misses; Works with all employees to instill a safe and environmentally conscientious work environment, determining the awareness level, discussing policies and procedures, advising on the best means of following those policies and procedures, and coaching to improve behavior as needed.
Participates in diverse activities such as plan development and implementation, proposal review, incident investigation report review, and assessments.
Interfaces with project providing leadership and coaching to facilitate continuous HSSE performance improvement.
Facilitates and provides guidance in coaching and mentoring programs with all employees
Maintains and orders office supplies and safety equipment for department and/or project.
May assist with the preparation of project schedules, bids or proposals.
Skills / Qualifications
Associates Degree in related field or 5 years related experience in HSSE or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Safety, Industrial, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or related field is preferred
Broad knowledge of departmental function, terminology and interrelationships
Understanding of HSSE programs, policies, procedures and systems that apply to assignments
Some internal experience preferred in order to know the business and organizational structure and administrative procedures, documentation requirements, processes and systems
PC skills and proficiency with MS programs and HSSE system with ability to efficiently download, manipulate and report data, run ad-hoc reports and logic check data
Ability to develop spreadsheets and modify formats in order to independently complete assignments
Ability to resolve problems and questions independently
Strong interpersonal skills for inter-departmental and external company interaction
Ability to handle tasks simultaneously and to work effectively with interruptions
Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily
Ability to maintain regular attendance as per work schedule agreed with manager (may require working an adjusted work schedule based on project assigned and work overtime if warranted)
Ability to comply with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures
While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
Is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.