HSSE Assurance Lead

Job Title: HSSE Assurance Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kitimat
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-12-01
Reference: BH-118557
Contact Name: Erika Szydlik
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2019 16:57

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 Canada. Our client, a is currently seeking an HSSE Assurance Lead in Kitimat, BC for a long term Contract.


  • Reports to Plant HSSE Manager
  • Number of direct reports: 0
  • High paced work environment with multiple stakeholder interfaces.
  • Domestic and International travel will be required to support regulatory, contractor and stakeholder engagements.
  • Work Location:  Kitimat, BC
  • Work Schedule: 14 & 7
  • Contract duration:  Dec 2023
  • Start Date:  Dec 1, 2019

  • Lead and formulate the process for HSSE assurance activities
  • Management of HSSE Assurance Activities using a structured methodology providing assessments against contractual, company, contractor and subcontractor HSSE requirements.
  • Utilize an assessment methodology to validate, measure and share findings on HSSE compliance across the organization.
  • Lead HSSE Assurance Assessments including documentation review, interviews and observation to formulate a report targeted at continuous improvement.
  • Liase with Contractors and subcontractors on the integration of HSSE continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Lead and support development of HSSE Assessment tools and processes to facilitate HSSE compliance across the organization, including development of HSSE improvement plans as required.
  • Follow through on action closure from HSSE Assessment findings and recommendations
  • Reporting out on HSSE Assessments to the site leadership team and project executive.
  • Support awareness of HSSE compliance through all levels of the construction and fabrication organization.

  • Minimum of 4-year Degree related to Occupational Health & Safety or a similar technical background with increased experience.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety compliance requirements in Canada and China, in particular related to project development and construction
  • Proven capability and experience in high risk construction activities, including but not limited to road transport, human/machine interface, working at heights, confined space entry, hazardous energy and lifting & rigging), as it relates to Fabrication and Construction.
  • Expertise in management system design, implementation and continual improvement, specifically as it relates to HSSE management systems.
  • Highly skilled in compliance verification principles and processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft systems including Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, particularly with building relationships with internal and external parties.
  • Good listening, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, good team working skills in multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with HSSE audit processes and execution
  • Working knowledge of HSSE management system design, implementation, assurance and continual improvement.
  • Knowledge of International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) Recommended Practices