Monday, March 5, 2012

Corporate Staff HSE Advisor- Drilling

Corporate Drilling (Oil & Gas) HSE Staff Position 
Houston, Texas USA


This position is responsible for working with theOperations Drilling VP’s, HSE Directors and Business Unit (BU) Drilling Groups to assure optimization of Drilling HSE performance through evaluation of  Drilling BU incident statistics and trends, implementation of policies, standards, procedures, guidelines and contractor management . Risk Management, and Mitigation, TRIR Evaluation and Reduction.
  • Direct interaction with contractors developing safety improvement opportunities to drive contractor’s performance towards "Zero Incidence".
  • Participate in industry safety groups; e.g. API, IADC, AESC, ASSE, etc.
  • Provide inspection and audit support of contractor safety management systems and activities, as required.
  • Collect and report on contractor drilling incident statistics.
  • Assist in the organization and facilitation of, and attend, key peer assists, peer reviews, and risk assessments, as requested.
  • Assist Supply Chain and Operations Businesses in assessment of contractor evaluation and selection.
  • Assist, or lead, investigations of significant incidents, as requested.
  • Keep current on processes and technologies that  maintain a best-in-class safety performance.
  • Coach and Mentor Field Drilling HSE Specialists.
  • EnsureHSE policies, standards, procedures and guidelines are understood and followed in the Drilling Business Groups.
  • Communicate regularly with Operations HSE Managers to ensure the lines of communication remain open between operations and drilling functions.
  • Participate in HSE Audits and  Assessments.
  • Maintain strong knowledge of Federal Regulations and Industry Best Practices.


  • Minimum 15 years of oil field experience with minimum of 5 years in Drilling/Workover –
     minimum of 5 years in HSE
  • College degree – 2 year Industrial/Fire & safety or 4 year any discipline (CSP preferred)
  • Risk Management and mitigation skills
  • Management of Change Process skills
  • Presentation skills to all levels (contract worker to C-Level Executives)
  • Written and Verbal Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Contractor Performance Management and Evaluation skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Strong auditing and incident investigation skills (TapRoot)
  • Well Control knowledge and experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Management experience
  • Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Concepts
  • Federal/Country and State Oil & Gas Regulations (TX Railroad Commission, DOT, PHMSA, EPA, OSHA, TNRCC)
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Products)
  • Willingness to travel domestic/international
  • International exposure


 - Drilling (Oil & Gas) Environmental, Health, and Safety Staff Advisor

Primary Location

 - United States-Texas-Houston


 - Corporate Staff Function (Individual Contributor)


 - Full-time
Kevin Overton
Charter Search Consultants
(832) 264-7200

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