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Sr. EH&S Advisor

Date:  May 28, 2021
Job Category:  Environment, Health & Safety

Senior EH&S Advisor
Location: CAN-Saskatchewan-Moose Jaw 
Job status: Permanent Full time
Department: EH&S Field Support 


About Us
Gibson Energy is a leading oil-focused infrastructure company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. With nearly 14 million barrels of storage, and over 500 km of crude pipelines, we touch 1 in every 4 barrels produced in Western Canada. Utilizing this focused asset base, along with our dedicated and talented employees, we help create value for our customers while generating stable, long-term cash flow.


What it’s like to Work Here
At Gibson Energy, we are powered by the diverse, skilled and innovative talents of our employees to ensure safe and responsible operations. We take pride in being a trusted member of our communities where employees have an important role in positively

impacting their communities where we live, work and play. It’s our people that make coming to work everyday enjoyable and sharing successes together so rewarding.


Ultimately, our strategically located facilities, combined with our best-in-class market connectivity and a long-term growth outlook, help us connect our customers to markets, our employees to exciting and rewarding careers and investors to long-term value.


Reporting to the Manager EH&S Field Support, the Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Advisor provides health and safety support to Gibson Energy at their designated location.  The EH&S Advisor provides technical and functional EH&S expertise, acts as champion for the implementation of Health and Safety processes at Gibson Energy.  Success in this role requires the ability to influence and lead others through a firm understanding of health and safety fundamentals.


What You'll be Doing

  • Provides leadership, direction and expertise toward the implementation and verification of Health and Safety Management programs. 
  • Acts as coach/mentor/resource for leading EH&S issues to operations, construction, engineering and projects.
  • Monitors safe work practices and behaviors of employees and contractors.
  • Monitors field staff to ensure they are current with all assigned training requirements.
  • Conducts and provides guidance related to inspections and audits including the development of action plans.  
  • Responds to incidents when required.
  • Facilitates incident investigations to identify true root causation and meaningful/measurable actions.
  • Ensures that EH&S systems, processes, programs, tools and controls are applied consistently throughout the organization across the business units.
  • Participates in the development of standards, procedures, and practices and provides in- field coaching and training to personnel.
  • Makes recommendations for improvements to procedures and practices.  
  • Ensures employees are in compliance with policies, procedures and practices.  
  • Conducts, participates and audits tail gate meetings field level audits as required. 
  • Coordinates emergency response exercises in collaboration with EH&S Specialist, Emergency Response.  
  • Acts as initial site liaison for regulatory bodies (AER, OH&S, etc.).
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment and proactive approach to Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) through participation in all applicable EH&S programs and ensures safe operation of the branch, team or unit and compliance with all Company EH&S policies and procedures. 
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


What You Will Bring

  • Completion of High School (or equivalent) is required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related field operations experience.
  • Experience working in a health and safety environment for an energy, utility, and/or construction sectors.
  • Professional accreditations (CSP, CRSP, NCSO, CHSC, etc.) preferred.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers licence.
  • Professional Trade experience preferred.
  • Exhibits a passion for safety excellence.
  • Must possess a demonstrate a track record of formal incident investigations training and practice.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills with a sound understanding of root cause analysis Demonstrates strong technical skills regarding field operations, construction, projects, and engineering.
  • Proven self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude.  
  • Possesses experience and knowledge in the handling and logistics of petroleum products.  
  • Strong ability to coordinate workload to achieve the most effective use of time.
  • Demonstrates strong ability to build relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to function in high energy environment with reliability and flexibility.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in MS Office Suite, EHS reporting technology (I.e. ISN, SAP, Maximo etc.)
  • Demonstrates competency in Emergency Response planning and support, Incident Command System (ICS) and related areas.


Working Conditions

  • Majority of the work is performed at Gibson Energy locations.
  • Working in outdoor industrial environment is required.
  • Rotational on call requirements.
  • This job is subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as outlined in Gibson Energy Drug & Alcohol policy.


Please note:  all employment offers are contingent upon completion of satisfactory background check, which, depending upon the position and function you are applying for, may include the following: criminal background check, employment references, employment verification, credit inquiry check and education/credential verification. 

In addition, if the position you are applying for is deemed safety sensitive, applicants extended an offer will be required to undergo a Drug & Alcohol screening process.  All employment offers are contingent upon a successful completion of this screening process.