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HSE Officer

  • Location: Fawley, Hampshire, England
  • Salary: £32k - 35k per year + pro rata
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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The Company and the Role:
Exxon Mobil is spending more than £500m on upgrading its UK largest oil refinery at Fawley, near Southampton. A contractor has been appointed to carry out the work which will involve adding new oil processing units and to extend the life of the oil refinery. The work will take 30 months to complete and work commences on 1st September.
The project will require a substantial number of workers who will need to be housed and fed.
The Company is one of 2 integrated logistics and FM providers who are tendering for a secondary project to build the residential compound where the workers will live and be fed. In addition, there a number of other buildings to be erected to support the main project.
The Company will not find out if they are successful until Mid-April which leaves minimum time to recruit around 130 workers necessary for the construction of the residential compound and supplementary buildings.
Most positions will come to an end on 31st August, although a small number may continue for the life of the main project.
One of the initial positions to be filled is that of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Officer who will be required to work from 6th May until 31st August 2019.
Please note this vacancy will not become an available job if our Client is unsuccessful in its tender.

Key Features of the Role:
Support the development of OHS policies and programs and advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
Conduct risk assessments and enforce preventative measures, review existing policies measures, and update according to legislation.
Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives.
Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances and stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy.
Initiate actions needed to reduce risks with trip hazards, human machine interface, hazardous materials and chemicals, compressed gasses. Make sure required barricades are installed at work place
Comply with the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences (RIDDOR) regulations 2013.
Ensure compliance with a loss prevention system
Ensure compliance with colour coding system of materials and equipment and generate and ensure compliance for confined space entry, excavations, motorized heavy equipment, energy isolation, hot works, on, near or over water.
Follow hazard elimination program (HELP)

Knowledge and Skills Required for the HSE Officer:
Ideally be an accomplished Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Officer with a Bachelors' Degree in Safety Management or equivalent qualification in Occupation Health and Safety
Experience in a Petro Chemical Construction environment and knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures
Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices.
Understand legal health and safety guidelines, produce reports, develop relevant policies and knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
Ideally you will have a valid CCNSG passport or relevant document and be able to follow safety rules as assigned by the Company.
Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel and HSE software.
You must be available from 6th May to 31st August 2019.

What's on Offer?
£32-35K pro rata on a temporary worker basis.
No Holidays are offered or expected to be taken during the 4 months unless fully authorised by the Senior Manager on site.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Officer and are able to commit to working between 6th May and 31st August 2019.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
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