• HSSE Manager (Project)

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently seeking a Project Health, Safety, Security & Environmental (HSSE) Manager for a project assignment in locations yet to be determined


    The position of Project HSSE Manager reports directly to the Project Manager and indirectly to the Area HSSE Manager for the Wood Process & Energy Construction Group. The position calls for candidates with passion and drive. This is a senior level role that requires a high level of commitment and dedication to the Safety, Health, Environment, Security and wellbeing of large work force on a major construction project. The ideal candidate will have education, training, and experience in the fields of occupational safety and health commensurate with the desired position. 10 plus years on similar roles five which must be in HSSE leadership. This includes experience with behavior based programs and concepts, training, injury case management, program development, personnel management, leadership development, site management, supervisor engagement, client interaction, management counsel, injury care, and other HSSE experience that may not be listed here.


    Key Aims & Objectives


    • To actively seek and correct the gaps between good safety performance and great safety performance
    • Positively influence all stakeholders by action, belief and conviction in the human system of safety management
    • Improve performance by setting an example of no compromise safety excellence

    Prime Responsibilities & Duties


    • Provide technical and behavioral leadership and guidance to the assigned Project
    • Review existing policies and procedures, making recommendations for improvement
    • Assist in the development of new HSSE policies and procedures to meet Project and overall Wood needs
    • Lead and support development and implementation of HSSE management systems that support the Project needs. These can include site-specific plans and programs
    • Utilize Wood audit protocols for all PPA location
    • Lead or participate in investigation of incidents and prepare incident report(s)
    • Regularly communicate the status of the Project’s HSSE culture and performance with Project and Corporate Management
    • Assist in the planning, recognition, evaluation, and mediation of risk for the Project
    • Provide oversight for contractors and subcontractors as necessary to ensure compliance with Wood policy and procedure
    • Maintain expert knowledge and assure compliance with all applicable legislative, client, and Wood requirements for the Project
    • Facilitate and/or conduct HSSE training for the project as needed, and assure training is tracked internally as required
    • Participant in various leadership initiatives currently established in PPA
    • Communicate effectively and regularly with Wood employees, supervision, and management
    • Provide injury management and care for employees, and provide timely and accurate reporting with internal and external support (including, but not limited to; claims processing, return to work, light duty assignment closure of claims and resolving discrepancies as needed)
    • Compile and share safety lessons learned across Wood

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Construction HSSE management, with at least 5 years in a management role
    • Capable of providing HSSE oversight for large projects (>250 employees)
    • OSHA 500
    • NCCER Safety Technology (optional)
    • NCCER ICTP Course for Instructors (Optional)
    • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
    • Additional leadership or HSSE based continuing education
    • Thorough understanding of construction work practices.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication; includes use of proper grammar, spelling, etc.
    • High level of integrity for reporting as well as upholding company policy, personal activities, etc.
    • Full and complete understanding of all aspects of HSSE management including personnel development, law, policies, client management, etc.
    • Ability to foster compromise that meets needs of operations while in line w/ policy
    • Ability to speak well in front of groups to deliver training, meetings, etc.
    • Ability to manage HSSE teams and department
    • Ability to write, develop and implement HSSE policies and procedures
    • Ability to interact with any client
    • Ability to interact with all levels of Wood management
    • PREFERRED: Nationally recognized certifications (CSP, ASP. CHST, or OHST) and/or Degree in Occupational Safety & Health or related field
    • Occasional travel may be required

    Physical Requirements


    • May be required to lift and carry items weighing no more than 50 pounds
    • Must possess enough strength and stamina to perform the responsibilities and duties as identified above
    • Must be able to move in and around confined spaces and uneven areas
    • Must have full range of motion consistent with age
    • May be required consistently to work 12+ hour shifts performing construction based labor in varying temperature extremes and conditions
    • May be required, on occasion, to work up to 16 hours in a single shift
    • Must be able to climb and maintain balance on stairs, ladders, scaffolds and steel framework
    • Must be able to adequately hear and respond to voice commands and alerts from other employees, alarms, and other job related noises
    • Visual acuity, depth perception and color discrimination consistent with that required to work at heights and on uneven surfaces
    • Must be able to frequently stand and walk

    Work Environment


    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions
    • The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud

    *Wood will not sponsor an employment Visa to fill this position

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    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.


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