Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Duties & Responsibilities


Day-to-day implementation of safety strategy, policies, procedures, and programs to ensure workplace safety and health. Develop and assist in leading safety communications that follows regulatory practices/rules, recognizes and reports hazards, initiates and promotes a World Class safety culture. This role is critical for keeping all statics / reporting in accordance with the corporate guidance while ensuring actions are implemented on timely manner in order to close incidents.

This position primarily accountable for HSE Operational Support, and data management for Middle East and Africa including Angola Operational areas (Offshore, Onshore, or any additional country within AME) while additional duties maybe assigned by the HSSE Manager but not limited to the development, deployment and maintenance of a comprehensive HSSE management system designed to minimize injuries, reduce exposure to workplace hazards, comply with Company, Customer, regulatory, industry standards such as ISO & API requirements. The major duties are centered on building a positive safety culture using the HSSE Management System framework.



Deployment and maintenance of a comprehensive HSSE management system (Leadership)

·         Partner with Core Process Champions to implement the HSSE Core Processes and associated HSSE Management System requirements.

·         Collaborate with each Business Group Management and Line Managers to deliver on HSSE expectations.

·         Steward the implementation and maintenance of the Local Management Teams and LSR Self verification process.

·         Set annual HSSE performance goals in line with regional strategic objectives, track these monthly, shares best practices and areas for continuous improvement.

·         In line with corporate goal, carries out site HSE visits and performs audits / inspections in order to determine compliance and identify opportunity for improvements.

·         Accomplish and lead the implementation of the Corporate, Regional, and local HSSE Management System requirements.

·         Develop and maintain local legal register, interface with local regulatory agencies as needed.

·         Review HSSE requirements of Customer and ensure HSE Documentation is in compliance

·         Review and response to HSE Tender requirements / responses from HSE Commercial team, ensure high quality responses are submitted during Tender process. 

·         Assist and development of Project Specific HSE documentation

·         Environmental requirements in relation to both internal-external are fulfilled.

·         Work towards identification of risks, application of adequate controls so far as reasonably practicable.


Participate, or assist with the roll out the following,

·         Local Management and site HSE meetings.

·         Tool box talks to address, and reinforce HSE related issues.

·         Perform HSE related Assessments, and work site audits - Inspections.

·         Track, Monitor, and provide all updates regarding HSE corrective actions, inclusive of actions plans.

·         Support Line management in regards to HSE Training, Incident reporting, investigational and corrective action processes.

·         Track and record HSE Performances, ensure operations have access to weekly / monthly & quarterly statistics reports

·         Make provision for, and submit monthly HSE Reports/Presentations.

·         Track and Maintain Legal Compliances within Business unit. (Maintain dedicated Compliance register and supporting documents suit within Company records.).






Operational support of AME should comprise of,

·         HSE Monthly, Quarterly and Annual coordination of reports.

·         Assist with HSE Targets and Goals.

·         Assist with Emergency response related training, exercises, and drills.

·         Assist with any emergency response related executions. (Medivac of Personnel, Civil unrest, etc).

·         Assist with Updating, and maintenance of HSE Action Tracking register.


In addition to Primary roles and responsibilities as stated above, this position may require time to time carrying out special projects assigned by the HSE Managers:

Ø  Essential:

§   Shop floor engagement with supervisors and technicians, attending Toolbox Talks

§   Assist with the developing and review of energy isolation procedures

§   Maintain the injury and incident, observation records, reports, investigations, and statistical data, i.e., entering data into Intelex, submitting monthly reports, trending, and reporting statistical data

§   Inspect and audit facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation and management system compliance.

§   Advise and support HSE Managers on any other HSE-related queries

§   Collaborate with each Business Group Management and Line Managers to deliver on HSSE expectations.



§   Facilitating Risk Assessments, Hazard Identification and JSEA’s and ensuring regular review of project specific documentation in order to verify compliance.



§   Review incidents and provide insight on key trends and implement engineering Improvements where possible.

§   Ensure incidents are timely reported, investigated and track corrective action to drive improvement and closed on timely manner.



§   Actively promote and participate in employee safety meetings, pre-shift meetings and toolbox talks.

§   Utilize the Safety Campaign platform to ensure necessary communications being received.

§   Establish and enhance communication programs that supports the Oceaneering HSSE philosophies.



§   Fully utilize the Learning Management System (SumTotal) for new hire and refresher training and ensure training records are up to date.



§   Provide technical support to Line Management; assist in to developing and implementing the environmental aspect and impact registers; and monitor the implementation of the control measures.

§   Assisting HSE Team / Operations in the company’s GHG reduction initiatives at sites / locations and ensure make all possible efforts to comply with GHG compliances so far as reasonably practicable.



§  Participate in local LMT, Operations and HSSE Team Meetings including Global HSSE Calls.

§  Reasonable accommodations are made in area of the job.


Ensure that the HSSE policies and procedures are understood and adhered to ensure this is compiled by all employees to ensure a safe working environment.



§   Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Management Systems.

§   Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.

§   Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the GHG reduction initiatives.


Supervisory Responsibilities


This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship

§   This position will report directly to HSSE Manager ME & Rest of Africa (RoA).

§   This position has a working relationship reporting lines to all HSE Members ME & Rest of Africa.




§   UAE Nationals ONLY.

§   High School Diploma / graduate in any discipline

§   Good English / Arabic written and oral skills.

§   Fair understanding of HSE Laws, standards, and guidelines.

§   Good communicational skill sets.

§   Computer Literate. (Microsoft Excel, Word).



§   NEBOSH International General Certificate or any equivalent certification.

§   NEBOSH / British Safety Council or equivalent

§   ISO 14001 & 45001 Internal Auditor certificate or equivalent.

§   TapRooT Root Cause Analysis, 5WHY, Fishbone training.

§   Risk Management Training

§   Occupational Health Safety Abu Dhabi Accreditation, OSHAD and UAE Health & Safety Accreditation with understanding of HSSE requirements for Middle East & Rest of Africa Region.

§   Knowledge related to Legal and Other requirements related to ME & Rest of Africa.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics



§  University Project experience related to Health safety and Environment (HSE)

§  Experience preferred to address Oil and Gas related Industry. (Onshore and offshore).

§  Basic understanding of of ISO 14001 & 45001 standard requirements.

§  Ability to communicate fluently in English language is essential.

§  Ability to communicate in Arabic language is must.

§  Seeks out new learning experiences.




§  Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media with HSE Team members in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.


Gaining commitment

§  Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one's own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations and individuals involved.


Core Values

§  Utilize the Oceaneering Core Values to establish high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed, Treats others fairly and with respect.



§  HSSE knowledge particularly in HSSE Management Systems and associated processes.

§  International standards API, ISO-45001, 14001 and 9001

§  Identifies what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or required.


Language Skills

§  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, Customers and the general public, Arabic language knowledge would be an advantage.


Mathematical Skills

§  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

§  Knowledge of appropriate steps to analytical problem solving.


Reasoning Ability

§  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

§  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills

§  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PeopleSoft


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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates

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Bachelor Degree
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