HSE Advisor

North Kingstown , United States

Job Reference 1240804

Location North Kingstown , United States

Industry Renewables - Offshore Wind

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 3, 2024

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry, and the level of experience, exposure, and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Airswift is looking for a HSE Advisor to work for a major offshore wind client in Rhode Island, for an initial 6 month assignment likely to be extended.

The QHSE advisor promotes and delivers professional expertise, offering guidance to managers, supervisors, and employees on safe work practices, adherence to safety standards, and compliance with legal regulations. Additionally, they facilitate the identification and elimination of potential hazards while ensuring the implementation of effective control measures.

Required Skills:
  • English language skills required.
  • Relevant academic or technical background
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience with QHSE, ideally from relevant fields of industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong communication and presentation skills
  • IT literate (Microsoft office package, knowledge of Synergy is an advantage)
  • Demonstratable experience in dealing with 3rd party contractors in relation to QHSE.

  • Engineering degree (marine engineering, aeronautical engineering, Mechanical engineering preferred)
  • GWO for offshore visits

Job responsibilities (not exhaustive):
  • Drive and promote a good proactive QHSE culture through leading by example, using data, raising awareness, knowledge sharing, and lessons learned (registration and implementation)
  • Demonstrate and promote data driven risk management through a proactive reporting culture and high-quality data management
  • Support ongoing development, implementation, and use of company systems, procedures, instructions, and associated QHSE documentation i.e.:
  • Instructions, procedures, contingency plans
  • QHSE Management system (way we work) / QHSE process landscape.
  • Global/local Emergency Response / Crisis Management
  • Audit/compliance check (ISO 9001/14001/45001/55001
  • Planning, facilitation / participation of Safety meetings, “Toolbox Talks”, “Safety Walks”, hazid/hazop workshops
  • Review of documentation/Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Monitoring and assessment of internal/external QHSE compliance and - performance using the company incident reporting tool (Synergy) for reporting, trend analysis etc.
  • Coordinate and report safety inspections, incident investigations, root cause analyses, and report derived observations, risks, and lessons learnt
  • Ad-hoc support as requested.

Working conditions:

The role includes onshore as well as offshore activity and variation in the work pattern is likely to occur. Flexibility is required.
  • The norm is a 5-day week, 10-hour days.
  • Coming preassembly/loadout activity and offshore installation a work week can extend pending options for rotations and offshore crew exchange.


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