Safety Advisor II

Job Title: Safety Advisor II
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Alberta, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-09-14
Reference: BH-114387
Contact Name: Amy Foley
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 22, 2019 16:14

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas Industry. Our client, a large Oil and Gas Company has an opportunity for a Safety Advisor in Cold Lake, AB. This will be a 6 month contract, the shift is 5 days on/ 2 days off.  Prefer local candidates only.

Provides safety / health support to the site leadership team and the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) ) Contractor's organization. In some cases, responsibilities may extend to other Safety, Security, Health, and Environmental (Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) ) issues, status, and metrics.

In addition to all Level 1 tasks and responsibilities, Level 2:
• Provide ongoing support to proponent organizations to assist them in implementing the Safety Management System and in meeting safety objectives and expectations. 
• This support includes: assisting Business Lines in developing safety processes related to risk assessment and management, safety training, asset integrity, safe operations, contractor safety, emergency preparedness, incident investigations, etc.
• Conduct field inspections of onshore and offshore oil/gas facilities, project construction sites, drilling rigs, and support facilities such office buildings, warehouses, and communities. This includes working with BL to identify safety concerns, formulate solutions, and develop practical and cost-effective corrective actions. 
• Participate in various safety studies/activities, such as: PHAs, HAZOPs, JSAs, incident investigations, compliance reviews, or insurance surveys.

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred 
• Demonstrated work experience in construction safety-related positions (including some prior oil & gas experience)
• In depth knowledge of security processes and procedures
• Proficient in use of computers and programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Microsoft Office
• Read, write, and speak fluent English, as required to function effectively within a project team
• Prefer prior experience working in a multicultural / multilingual, emerging nation, environment
• Willingness to travel / live away from home for extended time periods
• Demonstrated ability (through past project successes) to deliver excellence in project SSHE performance
• Demonstrated ability to develop successful internal and external working relationships with emphasis on interfacing in a team environment
• Must be fit for duty for a construction field environment (examples include uneven, unpaved walking surfaces, large structures that are accessible only via ladders or stairs, standing for extended time periods, climbing, bending, walking, reaching, and other physical demands)
• Ability to work in harsh environments (examples include temperature and / or humidity extremes, remote locations with limited amenities) with changing priorities
• Ability to set priorities and work independently in performing contractor services with an appreciation for company processes and procedures 
• No training will be provided (other than the company's specific safety standards and procedures)