Company: Wood
Skills: Environmental, Safety & Training, HSE Auditing, HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Sweeny, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an HSSES Lead. This role will support one of our clients and work in Sweeny, TX.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

The HSSES Lead is responsible for the provision of timely advice and guidance on all matters pertaining to Health, Safety and Environment with respect to Legislation, Company Policy and Management System and Client requirements, thereby reducing risks to the business. May also have a direct responsibility for HSSES Advisors and Coordinators within the Business Unit or Contract/Project.

  • Providing strategic advice and guidance to their Managers on related matters
  • Rolling-out of Group HSSES annual objectives and initiatives and development of company objectives
  • Providing support to Business Unit/Contract/Project Managers and HSSES Advisors in the development and roll-out of Group objectives and other initiatives
  • Providing support to senior managers in incident and accident investigations through the use of an appropriate Investigation process (e.g. Helix or Taproot)
  • Monitoring 'best-practice' and developing 'leading-edge' HSSES initiatives as appropriate to the business they are supporting
  • Completion of Management Support Visits to installations and work-sites
  • Providing support to senior Managers and HSSES Advisors in the timely reporting of both leading and lagging HSSES Indicators
  • Undertaking lagging indicator reviews of incident/accident trends and providing timely advice to senior Managers and Corporate Management on actions and initiatives
  • Providing mentorship and training for graduate/new recruits into the team as appropriate
  • Providing cross-Business Unit support as required
  • Carrying-out HSSES Inductions for New-starts
  • Developing HSSES presentational material to support inductions and Group initiatives

Skills / Qualifications

  • HSE Certification (any type)
  • CSST required
  • Trained and competent Internal Auditor (essential)
  • Trained and competent External Auditor (desirable)
  • RCA - Accident/incident Investigator, e.g. Helix/Taproot (essential)

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • 3-4 years experience in industrial/construction industry
  • Lead/Senior HSE advisor experience with project/contract experience in O&G or other industry
  • Excellent working knowledge with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Effective/competent MS Office Suite User
  • High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format

Personal attributes:
  • Demonstrable commitment to company and client values
  • Commitment to HSE and in particular safety and assurance and the need to drive down incidents and accidents across the Industry
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Trustworthy and approachable
  • Highly developed influencing and interpersonal skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.