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HSE Advisor @ Prodrill Energy Resource Solutions | Aberdeen North Sea

Prodrill Energy Resource Solutions

Established in 1982, Prodrill Energy Resource Solutions is your trusted recruitment partner, supplying highly qualified and experienced personnel for the global upstream sector of the energy industry.  

With our recruitment expertise spanning across four decades, we are proud to have supported thousands of clients' projects worldwide across a variety of sectors including:-

drilling services
decommissioning plug & abandonment
completions & well services
operations & maintenance
management and support

Job Summary

HSE Advisor required for an onshore position based here in Aberdeen with leading operator.


The purpose of this position is to provide support to the organization to facilitate

HSE legal compliance through the delivery of sound technical advice

Continual improvement for the HSE performance of the organisation.


Key Contacts/Relationships


·         HSE Manager

·         Field Managers and onshore Operations Superintendents

·         HSE Advisors / HSEQ Team

·         Production, Subsea, and Drilling & Completions, Supply chain

·         Key Contractors

·         HSE&A Department

·         Cross Asset Safety/E-rep Coordination (currently sits with Team Based personnel) External:

·         HSE

·         BEIS

·         SEPA

·         OGA

·         OGUK

·         Marine Scotland

·         Step Change in Safety

·         Professional Bodies



·         Safety - Conducts all activities in a safe and effective manner and raises safety and environmental issues immediately and in line with corporate policy

·         Leadership - Undertakes the role in line with corporate policy and demonstrates behaviours in line with company’s values at all times. Readily accepts accountability

·         Financial - Carries out duties in a way that maximises value and minimises waste and risk. Executes activities in support of the costed asset HSE Improvement Plan in a cost-efficient manner

Technical/Functional –

·         Ensure regulatory requirements are communicated, understood and develop processes within the UK Management System to support asset compliance

·         Carry out or assist with offshore/onshore HSE audits/inspections, compile reports and ensure that actions are followed up as appropriate

·         Carry out or assist with incident investigations

·         Develop robust campaigns to ensure that relevant HSE issues are identified and materials prepared to facilitate communication to appropriate personnel or groups

·         Further develop and deliver in-house Behavioural Safety program – By Choice

·         Maintain, develop and improve the control of work processes, acting as focal point for the asset advisors

·         Provide Human Factors support to assets and programs

·         Co-ordination of cross asset onshore independent verification or onshore regulatory inspection activities

·         Coordinate cross asset communications and engagement with elected reps

·         Co-ordinate the management and communication of lessons learned by providing materials suitable for roll out on assets to the asset HSE advisor

·         Provide matrix support to the various projects being undertaken

·         Participate in and provide expert advice in relation to the management of change (EMOC) system

·         Provide support to the asset-based advisor in the following manner, where specific requests have been approved by the HSE Manager

·         Participate in and provide expert advice in relation to HSE risk assessments, risk radars, and operational activities including for example turnarounds and work packs

·         Compile/distribute/submit relevant HSE data including performance data. For example, NSSoW monitoring reports, asset scorecards, MAH data, environmental statistics for weekly/monthly meetings

·         Prepare the business for Regulatory inspections or investigations including preparation, planning, collation of information, responses, action management and close out to the satisfaction of the regulator

·         Provide support to asset advisors to ensure that any Regulatory inspections/investigations are closed out to the satisfaction of the regulator

·         Assist with the preparation of material in support of the regular meetings including BDMs, partner meetings, regulatory meetings

·         Provide independent SMA support to internal incident investigations

·         Attend and contribute to relevant team, departmental and company meetings

·         Develop, maintain and improve of the HSE management system, providing standardised processes across assets to ensure consistency

·         Collaboration - Collaborates with others in the team and looks for opportunities to leverage their network and work with others to develop safe, practical and effective solutions

·         Continuous Improvement & Innovation - Continuously develops ways of working by seeking feedback from colleagues and key stakeholders. Complies with client project management disciplines, effectively utilises knowledge databases and actively participates in project reviews

·         Capability Development - Looks for opportunities to develop technical and personal skills both by formal learning interventions and work experience. Coaches team colleagues where appropriate and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning

·         People Processes - Engages with people processes in a positive and timely manner

·         Demonstrates a commitment to the spirit of such processes

·         Performs other duties, completes additional tasks and supports ad hoc projects as required



·         Degree or equivalent (risk, science, environmental)

·         H&S Qualification (NEBOSH or MSc preferred)

·         Offshore Survival Certificate.

·         Offshore Medical.

·         Training as defined in the training matrix




·         Relevant experience working in the HSE field within the UK Oil & Gas industry

·         Excellent working knowledge of UK offshore HSE legislation

·         Understanding of Human Factors influences in the working environment

·         Excellent communication, organisational and facilitation skills

·         Audit experience and and/or qualifications

·         IT literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software

Short Info

  • Published:1 week ago
  • Job poster:Alan Golightly
  • Experience: Mid Level
  • Location:Aberdeen North Sea
  • Type: Contract
  • Salary:TBC
  • Application Deadline:15-04-2019


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