Site Area Safety Advisor

Job Title: Site Area Safety Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-11-29
Reference: BH-94345-1
Contact Name: Braquece Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2018 16:21

Job Description


The Position Title focuses on the LNG Export project at site, including the Plant, Pipeline, and Compressors. The role is characterized by:

  • Monitor/verify Company and EPC site safety, health and security management systems and plans are being fully implemented (eg. Total Hurt, Life Saving Actions, IIF)
  • Promote company and EPC SSH management systems in the field
  • Provide SSH field support to the project construction team with tools and technical expertise
  • Provide real-time expert SSH services to field personnel
  • Support Safety, Security & Health alignment between  EPC and PT
  • Ensure SSH metrics are recorded and reported in a timely fashion
  • Support the Safety Health Security Lead as directed
  • Provide guidance and coaching to Site Area Safety Advisors who will be assigned specific areas to patrol:
  • Site preparation/piling/Train 1/3
  • Train 2
  • Brownfield/Buildings
  • Temporary Facilities/Laydown/Offsites/Logistics/Pipeline
  • Marine (construction/transport/diving/marsh)
  • Work Management
  • Utilities/Electrical
  • Commissioning
  • General Project Security, Health and Safety coverage


Responsibilities of the Position Title shall include the following:

  • Provide leadership and coordination of Site Area Safety Advisors.
  • Coordinate and with field supervision for work site inspections
  • Assist on field SSH audits and follow up on action items
  • Initiate and coordinate investigations of GPX SSH incidents, Root Cause Analysis and significant near misses and participate in investigations of EPC Contractor SSHE incidents
  • Support Person In Charge (PIC) on incident notification, reporting and management
  • Participate in and assess effectiveness of SSHE meetings and JSA’s and/other pre-job safety reviews
  • Monitor Safety metrics for performance trends and work with EPC to identify/implement mitigations as required
  • Provide SSHE performance stewardship to
  • Coordinate and assist the Site SSHE Steering Teams
  • Coach and mentor Site Personnel / Contractor Safety Advisors and champion the SSHE systems/procedures

  • Have good experience in project construction and supervision  
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience supervising project construction activities, preferably related to oil and gas construction and/or a FERC regulated project
  • Subject matter expertise in one or more of the LSA activities desired:  Energy Isolation, Breaking Containment, Critical Devices, Hot Work, Working at Height, Confined Space Entry, Lifting and Hoisting, Working near moving equipment, Excavation, Diving
  • Good knowledge of safety processes and procedures (pre-job safety planning, observation and intervention programs etc.)
  • Candidates should have good interpersonal skills, supervisory/organizational talents, and proven ability to work in a positive team manner, attitude / commitment towards achieving project objective 
  • Self-confidence to instruct EPC contractors/project workers regarding SSH performance and regulatory compliance implementation requirements
  • Fluent (at a technical level) in English
  • Safety, Health, Security processes and tool knowledge
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and independent problem solver.
  • High attention to detail with strong organizational skills to ensure data/report accuracy.
  • Incident investigation skills – Taproot or equivalent.
  • Proficient with computers and in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint for reporting.