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HSSE Advisor

HSSE Advisor

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood. are currentlyrecruiting for HSSE Advisors.


You will ideally have experience within the Transmission, Distribution and Power industries. These position's will be based in London and will cover sites within London and South East as part of the UKPN ED1SON Alliance.


The Role


Provides challenge, support, assurance and expert advice on all matters relating to the Health, Safety, Security, & Environment (HSSE) in order for the project to achieve objectives and performance targets


Provide positive leadership for the project on HSSE issues and promote the adoption of HSSE best practice.


Promote an enthusiastic HSSE culture that delivers positive commitment to, and engages all employees in, continuous performance improvement.



Duties and Responsibilities


  • Support the Beyond Zero ethos of Wood.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSSE management system and progress against the Amec Foster Wheeler HSSE Performance Standards.  Make recommendations for improvement where appropriate
  • Provide assistance and advice to the Project Manager with responsibility for HSSE.
  • Contribute towards developing annual HSSE objectives for the project. Monitor and report on the implementation and effectiveness
  • Assist with the identification of HSSE training needs and monitor delivery and recording
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of the approved HSSE objectives
  • Produce HSSE performance reports as required
  • Promptly alert line and functional management to significant accidents and incidents.  Where appropriate be involved in the investigation and ensure that the findings are reported and appropriately shared
  • Review accident and incident reports.  Identify any trends and ensure that there is appropriate response to prevent future occurrence
  • Planning, coordination and delivery of internal audits for the project. Close out of assurance actions in a timely manner ensuring that findings are reported and shared appropriately and opportunities for improvement sought.
  • Part of Emergency Response organization
  • Maintain compliance with HSSE legislative requirements, provide updates to the project as required.
  • Writing of technical documents such as procedures, management documents, investigation reports and audits.
  • Contribute towards development of bids.
  • Cross site visits to provide support, coaching, collaboration and best
  • Provide support to Function and/or other projects as necessary
  • Provide cover for other HSSE personnel



Skills / Qualifications

  • Suitable and relevant experience in a HSSE Advisory role within the T&D or Power industries
  • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

  • Auditor training

  • Incident Investigation training

  • IOSH Managing Environmental Responsibilities (or similar)

  • Member of IOSH


  • Presentation skills
  • Technical Writing skills
  • HSSE coaching and training delivery

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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