Safety Officer (Grade 2)


Company Stena Drillin...
Industry Oil/ Gas
Category Skilled labor...
Location Takoradi
Job Status Contract
Salary GH¢ 
Education Qualified
Experience 10 years
Job Expires Sep 19, 2018
Contact ...

Job Description

Safety Officer (Grade 2) Roles & responsibilities:

Spending at least 50% of their time coaching and monitoring personnel, the role of the Safety officer is as follows;

  • To provide appropriate training in the Company’s HSE Policies, Procedures and Safe Working practices, for all personnel onboard.
  • To monitor ongoing operations at the worksite in order to confirm that tasks are being carried out in compliance with the Company’s HSE Policies, Procedures, and Safe Working practices.
  • To promote the Company’s Safe Behaviour Programme through coaching, and the continuous development and roll out of campaign material.
  • Supporting and advising the Master / OIM, Department Heads, and Supervisors on Health, Safety and Environmental matters.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling procedures for management of risk; ensuring that a suitable and sufficient Risk Assessment and Toolbox Talk associated with key operations is carried out for all work activities.  
  • Ensuring that onboard Risk Assessments are properly controlled and maintained within the onboard Risk Assessment Database/Register, and that they are systematically reviewed and updated as necessary, in accordance with Company requirements.
  • Monitoring the quality of Risk Assessments and Lifting Plans, and reporting any deficiencies to the Master / OIM.
  • Ensure that storage, handling and use of chemicals are done in accordance with procedures.
  • Continuous monitoring of the Permit to Work (PTW) system.  This involves performing three (3) PTW checks per week and a monthly PTW audit.
  • Encouraging participation in the STOP programme, and coaching personnel in its use.
  • Carrying out regular STOP tours/audits both on an individual ad-hoc basis, and in planned tours with the Master/OIM and Heads of Department.
  • Monitoring the vessel STOP Card Register and expediting close out of Open STOP Cards.
  • Administration and analysis of STOP card data to identify potential trends, reporting such trends, and identifying appropriate corrective measures in consultation with the onboard management team.
  • Participating in Accident/Incident Investigations:
    • Taking Witness Statements
    • Collating evidence
    • Drafting Investigation Reports.
  • Ensuring that all Incident Notifications and associated reports/documentation are logged/filed in Synergi in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring and expediting close out of Synergi actions.
  • Carrying out Safety Inductions for all personnel new to the vessel.
  • Carrying out the HSE related training identified in the Onboard Training Matrix.
  • Maintaining the Onboard Training Matrix records, identifying who has been trained, and when.
  • Reviewing the scope of the Onboard Training Matrix periodically to ensure it remains suitable.
  • Environmental / ISO 14001 focal point onboard.
  • Ensure familiar with correct use, type and location of all Oil Spill Equipment.  
  • Comply with Stena Drilling’s waste segregation policy.
  • Promote, monitor compliance with Stena Drilling’s “Golden Rules” and the vessels’ “House Rules”.
  • Regular review of the vessel House Rules based on the findings from inspections, STOP tours, and other forms of monitoring.
  • Development and implementation of an Area Inspection Plan which ensures that all areas onboard are checked on a quarterly basis.
  • Ensure work site is safe and that all tools used are in a satisfactory condition.
  • Development, analysis, and reporting of HSE performance data.
  • Preparation of routine reports including:
    • End of trip Safety Report
    • Annual Safety Report.
  • Comply with the Management of Change Principle.
  • Participation in the daily morning meeting and pre-tour meeting, and in the weekly safety meeting.
  • Responsible and accountable for the safety of the personnel working under their direction and shall be expected to conduct operations at all times in full compliance with company procedures (SMS).
  • Allocate tasks to Safety Officer 3 and provide adequate supervision in order to ensure that all such tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Monitoring the status of Safety Alerts issued to the vessel and expediting close out of any associated actions.
  • Identify and address any violations of procedures concerning personnel under their direction.
  • Continuous or repeated violations of policies or procedures should be highlighted and brought to the attention of the HoD/OIM-Master.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Seafarers Book
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
  • HSE Offshore First Aid
  • NEBOSH General Certificate working towards Diploma
  • High Pressure Testing
  • COSHH Assessor
  • Sypol
  • Rigging & Lifting, LOLER (Supervisors)
  • TAG
  • Accident Investigation
  • Gas Tester
  • Slingers and Banksman
  • Forklift Safety
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • HP Washdown
  • Mobile Access Tower Appreciation
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform / Cherry Picker
  • Height - Work at Height and Harness Equip User - Unit 2
  • Height - Rescue - Use of Rescue equip - Unit 3.
  • Previous experience as a Safety Officer Offshore
  • Extensive experience / knowledge of the company SMS and procedures within
  • 10 years relative previous experience
  • Experience on a drillship
  • Good communication skills
  • Good presentation skills

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