Lewis Energy Group

  • Supervisor, Safety

    Location US-TX-Encinal
    Req No.
  • Overview

    Oversees Safety Technicians responsible for the design safe work places, inspect equipment, test the quality of working conditions, and ensure overall safety of a work environment to increase productivity, prevent loss and lower insurance and workers compensation claims. Maintains and improves company performance for meeting government requirements of company facilities and locations.


    • Responds to all safety-related incidents including, but not limited to, accidents and near misses. 
    • Submits written reports regarding the occurrence of an incident, including what happened and the cause, to Safety Manager.  Ensures that corrective action is taken, if necessary. 
    • Prepares and conducts weekly meetings related to safety for field employees and contractors. 
    • Ensures Safety Technicians are present and participating in daily departmental project meetings to report on the status of safety issues, including but not limited to incident and inspection findings. 
    • Conducts a minimum of five one-on-one contact sessions with Safety Technicians and field employees discussing a safety issue, e.g., is employee wearing all required personal protective equipment or is employee following operational processes.
    • Performs safety assessments of and coaching sessions with Safety Technicians regarding their performance.  Provides written summary of assessment and coaching session to Safety Technician and Safety Manager.
    • Provides Safety Manager and department supervisor or superintendent weekly written reports addressing safety issues within the department, including accidents and incidents, results of inspections, pending corrective actions etc.   
    • Inspects work areas daily and documents finding as per the OSHA, ANSI, IADC check list. Writes safety inspection summaries addressing hazards found and confirms with appropriate personnel to ensure actions are closed. 
    • Conducts a minimum of four safety observation tours of high risk activities such as work in BOP inspection, rig moves, zipper fracturing, and oil & gas services per month to verify employees are performing work in accordance with safe practices, company procedures and regulatory guidelines. 
    • Completes weekly rig or operational inspections to confirm all action on OSHA inspections is compliant.
    • Maintains detailed records demonstrating fulfillment of meeting, coaching session, incident reporting and inspection requirements for manager review.



    Education & Experience                                            
    Minimum bachelor’s degree in occupational health, engineering or related field.  Education may be substituted by a minimum of years of oil and gas experience.
    Other Requirements
    Must begin or be in the process of completing Certification of Health, Environmental, and Safety Technologist, i.e. CHSO, CSP, OHST.
    Proficient in OSHA Regulatory requirements.
    Valid driver’s license.
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.     

    Physical Demands
    Regularly required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and talk or hear.  Frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Occasionally required to taste or smell.  Regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds.  Frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds.  Occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.  Requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. 

    Work Environment  
    Regularly works near moving mechanical parts; and exposed to outdoor weather conditions.  Frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions; exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and work with explosives.  Occasionally works in high, precarious places; exposed to risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation; and vibration.  Noise level usually is very loud.


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