Offshore HSEA

  • Competitive Day Rate
  • England East Anglia Norwich
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
The Offshore HSEA will be responsible for supervising and overseeing the project's contractors to ensure safe operations and regulatory compliance regarding Health, Safety & Environment (HSE). This role requires prior offshore construction experience, ideally within a project setting for an operator or multi-disciplinary contract company. The position operates on a 2-week on, 2-week off rotation.

Key Responsibilities:

HSE Performance:
  • Act as the primary contact for all HSE issues related to decommissioning removal operations.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations, policies, plans, and reports, both internal and external.
  • Provide HSE oversight during decommissioning operations.
  • Participate actively in all risk assessment discussions.
  • Implement the ‘Stop the Job’ policy when necessary.
  • Support safety meetings to communicate key HSE issues.
  • Ensure adherence to the Common Operations Notification (CON) and Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) Matrix.
  • Maintain technical accuracy of controlled documents as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Supervise radiological work as the nominated Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS).
  • Organize the transportation, cleaning, or disposal of Low Specific Activity (LSA) contaminated equipment and maintain records.
  • Maintain records of chemical use and discharge.

Preferred Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses:
  • COSHH Assessor
  • Hand Arm Vibration Coordinator
  • Health and Safety Internal Auditor
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (Parts 1 & 2)
Experience/Qualifications Required:
  • Offshore Survival to OGUK Standard or recognized equivalent.
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of external regulations, approved codes of practice, and all areas of HSE work on the platform (e.g., PUWER).
  • Experience in heavy lifts or similar construction-related offshore activities.
  • Previous offshore experience with a multi-disciplinary contract company.
  • NEBOSH Health & Safety Certificate (Diploma preferred).
  • Occupational Hygiene Qualifications in core modules such as Asbestos, COSHH, Noise, and Vibration (preferred but not essential).
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor qualification 
  • Environmental knowledge of UK legal requirements (preferred but not essential).
  • Skills in risk assessment, incident investigation, and auditing.
  • Proficiency in reporting and presenting (written and verbal).
This role requires a commitment to maintaining high standards of health, safety, and environmental compliance, ensuring the well-being of all personnel involved in offshore operations. The ideal candidate will have a proactive approach to HSE issues, excellent communication skills, and a strong background in offshore construction and decommissioning projects.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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