HSSE Manager

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Louisiana, Louisiana, USA

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Job description

Our client, a major company within the O&G industry seeks an HSSE Manager to integrate their team at their LNG facility in Louisiana.

Job Overview

It is expected of the HSSE Manager to be accountable for all Health and Safety (personal and process safety management) practices, and Terminal compliance with environmental laws, regulations, and company policies as well as compliance with all security laws, regulations and company policies.

In addition to that, the HSSE Manager should also work to achieve safe, reliable and efficient operations, and to comply with environmental laws and regulations at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal while being responsible for implementing and ongoing supervision of the relevant HSSE training programs for the terminal and compliance with applicable HSSE regulations.

The HSSE Manager is also expected to understand all facets of LNG transportation, storage and processing with the requirements for application of health and safety, security, environmental compliance, maintenance, operations, governmental regulations and associated codes and standards; as well as to possess knowledge of applicable Federal, Louisiana, and local laws, regulations, codes, standards, and permits required to operate LNG terminal facilities, including but not limited to those of FERC, USCG, DOT, PHSMA, NFPA, EPA, USCG, USACE, and OSHA; emergency response planning, management, and reporting; chemical and hazardous material management; and comprehensive safety programs.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Participate in the development of the strategic imperatives for HSSE across the company.
  • Promote safety leadership programs at LNG terminal.
  • Promote environmental compliance, stewardship, and mitigation at all job levels and across functions at the terminal
  • Implement the H&S Policy and the strategic direction for HSSE management.
  • Ensures that hazards related to asset operation are identified and their risks assessed and reduced through prevention and mitigations.
  • Collaborate with respective Corporate functions in defining and creating HSSE programs
  • Support the development and review of the HSSE management system's documentation and practices.
  • Oversee the implementation and sustainability of the HSSE management system and programs.
  • Identify and mitigate environmental risks associated with Terminal operations.
  • Implement HSSE programs and plans to minimize occupational accidents, injuries and hazards.
  • Supervise direct reports in the implementation of incident management and investigation programs (including participation in Root Cause Analysis), manage closeout of associated corrective actions and lessons learned.
  • Perform gap analysis, develop and implement action plans to drive HSE performance to world-class level.
  • Direct the HSSE Supervisors and Coordinators in the implementation of the HSSE programs, procedures, and guidelines for operations and maintenance activities.
  • Ensure effective contractor HSSE management system are implemented and monitored.
  • Develop and monitor key metrics related to Health, Safety, Security and Environmental performance and make recommendations for improvement when gaps are identified.
  • Communicates with and coordinates company activities with federal, state and local agencies and outside organizations such as the United States Coast Guard, Department of Transportation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, and local law enforcement.
  • Reviews and monitors all new regulatory initiatives and ensures compliance with existing regulations dealing with health, safety, security and environment.


  • Education and Certifications:
    • Bachelor's or Associates Degree, Degree preferred in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety & Health or related Occupational Health & Safety studies or other equivalent education.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, or related field.
    • Certification in safety CSP/ASP, CIH, OHST/CHST, COSS/COSM, and environmental management preferred.
    • Certification as a Facility Security Officer.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of ten (10) years of related experience in oil and gas manufacturing facilities with at least five (5) years of supervisory experience in Health & Safety and Environmental compliance in support of an LNG and/or industrial facility.
    • Minimum of 5 years serving in the capacity of a Facility Security Officer.
    • Recent operations or relevant experience including safety, environment, health or security.