Company: Precision Drilling
Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Nisku, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: Canada

If you are an experienced HSE Superintendent looking to enjoy work-life balance, then please read on...


Precision Drilling now has an opening for a Health, Safety, & Environment (HSE) Superintendent at our Drilling Support Centre (DSC) located in Nisku, Alberta. We are looking for someone who is eager for fresh challenges and development toward potential future career growth as our business continues to innovate and grow.


Working for Precision Drilling means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a strategic player in Precision Drilling's future. We are a large company with a family feel, where you will collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the organization.


Combined with a competitive remuneration package, you will enjoy the advantages of:


A comprehensive benefits package including:

  • medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, Pension match, long-term disability coverage and product discount programs.
  • An inclusive work environment where you can expect to enjoy a work-life balance that promotes personal health, well-being, and family life!
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • Precision has a competitive vacation and PTO offering including afternoons off before a long weekend.


The HSE Superintended will be responsible for implementation of HSE management system (MS), processes, policies, and tools for assigned rigs; Drives ownership, responsibility, and accountability for HSE; Communicates effectively to drive consistent implementation and compliance to the HSE MS, trend and measure the HSE leading and lagging indicators for the daily management of the rigs; Champions HSE to continuously drive HSE Performance.



  • 24-hour HSE support to employees in the designated operational area providing daily coaching and support to the field staff, coaching and training employees; Spend 80% of time in the field, maintaining focus to overall company objectives;
  • Provide HSE leadership, support, coaching and training at all levels in the field and shops; Responsible to implement HSE objectives and performance measures during all drilling operational activities;
  • Coaches, demonstrates, and leads Key Beliefs, Life Saving Actions, HSE MS policies, procedures, and tools;
  • Continuous assessment and communication of HSE data and KPIs to monitor leading and lagging indicators;
  • Proficient in Regulatory requirements, PD HSE MS policies and industry best practices ensuring compliance;
  • Coach, train, and support employees to the HSE MS policies, processes, and tools to achieve Target Zero;
  • Conduct rig HSE assessments, inspections, monitor corrective actions for completion;
  • Ensures hazard identification and controls (Hazard Assessments) are completed and controls are in place for all tasks;
  • Participate in risk management and HSE activities including risk assessments, audits, HSE meetings, onsite work activities, weekly safety meetings and morning operations meetings etc.;
  • Partner with the Field Superintendent continuously providing leading and lagging indicator information and action plans to close gaps; Manage and provide regular feedback to ensure compliance to the HSE MS;
  • Responsible for post-incident management including preparation and submittal of incident reports and corrective action follow-up as per the HSE MS; Participate in incident investigation; Committee meetings; Responsible to communicate incident status to management;
  • Assist in the implementation of the rig Emergency Management Plan;
  • Develop, revise, conduct and/or coordinate HSE training as needed;
  • Verify required HSE training is being completed in a timely manner for rig-based personnel;
  • Communicate with Field Training and Development Managers for training inquiries specific to HSE for rig- based employees.


Knowledge & Skills

Strong communication skills and an ability to work at all levels to implement effective programs;

Proficiency with written and email communication including use of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.);

Motivated to develop skills associated to HSE professional practices, procedures, and regulations;

Strong desire to support all levels of personnel;

Ability to identify and implement improvements;

Ability to perform under stressful conditions;

Analytical skills;

Probability and decision-making skills;

Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;

Effective organizational skills;

Investigation skills.



BS/BA degree preferred in Safety related program;

HSE credentials and/or certifications preferred.



Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant oilfield experience with a proven excellent safety record;

3-5 years of experience in a heavy industry/construction environment (drilling rig experience preferred) with a proven excellent safety record;

Strong working knowledge in HSE Management Systems;

Strong working knowledge of Regulatory requirements;

Experience in Hazard Assessment and Incident Investigation;

Must have valid driver's license and be eligible to drive Company vehicle including ability to meet requirements of Company's Vehicle Use Agreement and Driving Policy.