HSE Director

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Date Posted: 02-13-2018
HSE Director


The HSE Director will be responsible for the design, implementation, communication and coordination of all environmental, health and safety programs for the company. Supervises and coordinates the work of team members to ensure compliance with government laws and regulations. Ensure practical, cost-effective measures are in place within the Company, and a safety culture exists to ensure employees are accountable and responsible for health, safety and environmental conditions and practices. This position will develop and provide technical and administrative direction on all HSE decisions. Must work with management, as needed, to facilitate compliance and total safety while ensuring production and customer satisfaction as a top priority.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Lead and oversee the implementation, awareness, knowledge and preparedness across the company to create a culture that prioritizes effective HSE.
  2. Demonstrate visible HSE leadership by frequent visits to operational sites, presentations to employees and occasionally covering for direct reports.
  3. Support the achievement of HSE objectives and performance targets.
  4. Develop Emergency Response Plans. Lead and conduct Emergency Response Plan drills and verify emergency communications.
  5. Accountable for the Radiation Protection Program and ensure radiation safety activities are being performed in accordance with procedures and regulatory requirements.
  6. Conduct district hazard and risk assessments. Ensure all hazards have been identified, assessed and controlled for the effective management of risk.
  7. Prepare and deliver month HSE Management Review to senior leadership in the Company.
  8. Oversee workers’ compensation claims with emphasis on cost containment and employee return-to-work.
  9. Coordinate HSE training program and serve as instructor, as required.
  10. Train and coach key personnel in appropriate HSE leadership.
  11. Develop, implement and maintain HSE policies and procedures.
  12. Develop “HSE Alerts” and ensure “lessons learned” are communicated throughout the Company.
  13. Assist in investigation of all incidents and ensure proper records are completed and submitted.
  14. Assist in implementation of corrective actions resulting from incidents and/or audits.
  15. Review reporting and record keeping requirements of OSHA, EPA etc., as well as other pertinent safety/ regulatory compliance matters and to ensure compliance.
  16. Assist with and participate in sales presentations, as needed.
  17. Source and ensure proper company provided PPE is being used while performing job functions.
  18. Oversight of district HSE incentive programs and review them to ensure they are accomplishing desired results. Make necessary changes to the program to maximize effectiveness.
  19. Build and maintain relationships with Federal, State, Provence, and Local officials to establish communication and understanding.
  20. Contribute to development and monitor annual HSE budget.
Required Skills
  1. Language Skills – Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety manuals, operations instructions and policies/procedures. Ability to write reports and simple correspondence and effective communicate/present information to groups of coworkers, customers or employees.
  2. Advanced Math Skills – Ability to apply mathematical concepts such fractions, ratios, percentages and proportions to practical situations.
  3. Reasoning Skills – Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.  Ability to solve practical problems quickly and efficiently.
  4. Basic mechanical aptitude.
  5. Computer/Windows.
Required Knowledge
  1. DOT/Hazmat Regulations
  2. Federal Explosives Regulations
  3. API RP 67 Recommended Practices for Explosives Safety
  4. Cased Hole Wireline Operations
  5. Crane Operations
  6. Pressure Control Operations
Supervisory Responsibility
Manages HSA Manager and all policies and procedures related to environmental health and safety.
Work Environment
The performance of this position will require exposure to wellsite locations, which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Must be able to respond to calls 24 hours a day seven days a week.
30% travel, required.
Required Education and Experience
  1. Minimum of Associate Degree in Safety, Engineering, or related technical field, required
  2. Minimum five plus years’ related experience or training in oil and gas industry practices and standards, required
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  1. OSHA 10 and 30
  2. OSHA 500
  3. OSHA 300 log
  4. ASP
  5. CSP/CRSP, preferred
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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