Provides safe work places, inspects equipment, tests the quality of working conditions, and ensures overall safety of a work environment to increase productivity, prevent loss and lower insurance and worker's compensation claims. Maintains and improves company performance for meeting government requirements of company facilities and locations.
Incident Reporting: Responds to all safety-related incidents including, but not limited to, accidents and near misses. Informs supervisors on the occurrence of an incident immediately and details incidents, including what happened and the cause, in written reports. Ensures corrective action is taken, if necessary.
Safety Meetings: Prepares and conducts weekly meetings related to safety for field employees and contractors. Participates in departmental daily 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 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 employees on location regarding areas of performance improvement and opportunities to decrease areas of risk.
Department Reporting: Provides Safety Supervisor and department supervisor or superintendent daily written reports addressing safety issues within the department, including accidents and incidents, results of inspections, pending corrective actions etc.
Compliance Inspection and Documentation: Inspects work areas daily and documents findings 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 daily safety observation tours of high risk activities such as work in BOP inspection, rig moves, zipper fracturing, and oil & gas services 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.
Record Keeping: Maintains detailed records demonstrating fulfillment of meeting, coaching session, incident reporting and inspection requirements for supervisor review.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum bachelor’s degree in occupational health, engineering or related field; or eight years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must begin or be in the process of completing Certification of Health, Environmental, and Safety Technologist, i.e. CHSO, CSP, OHST.
Valid driver’s license.
Other Skills and Abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move 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.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. 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.