HSE Advisor

Requisition ID
Work Location
GB-Site Based (Various)
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for HSSE Advisors to support projects across England and Scotland. We will be looking for 2 advisors to join the team at each head office. One advisor in Knutsford and one advisor in Glasgow.


The Role


Provides support, assurance and advice on all matters relating to the Health, Safety, Security, & Environment (HSSE).


Promote an enthusiastic HSSE culture that delivers positive commitment to, and engages all employees in, continuous performance improvement.



  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of the HSSE management system and progress against the Wood HSSE Performance Standards. Make recommendations for improvement where appropriate
  • Provide assistance and advice to the Project Manager's, when needed, with responsibility for HSSE.
  • Contribute towards developing annual HSSE objectives and monitor and report on the implementation and effectiveness
  • Assist with the identification of HSSE training needs and monitor delivery and recording
  • Produce HSSE performance reports as required
  • Promptly alert line and functional management to significant accidents and incidents. Where appropriate be involved in the investigation and ensure that the findings are reported and appropriately shared
  • Support on, investigate and review accident and incident reports. Identify any trends and ensure that there is appropriate response to prevent future occurrence
  • Planning, coordination, and delivery of internal audits for the project. Close out of assurance actions in a timely manner ensuring that findings are reported and shared appropriately and opportunities for improvement sought.
  • Maintain compliance with HSSE legislative requirements, provide updates as required.
  • Writing of technical documents such as procedures, management documents, investigation reports and audits.
  • Contribute towards development of bids, when applicable
  • Cross site visits to provide support, coaching, collaboration, and best practice
  • Provide support to Function and / or other projects as necessary
  • Provide cover for other HSSE personnel.


Skills / Qualifications

  • Skills/Qualifications:


    • NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
    • Auditor training
    • Incident Investigation training
    • IOSH Managing Environmental Responsibilities (or similar)
    • Member of IOSH


    • Demonstrable experience in a HSSE Advisory role within the Power / Utility Industry or similar
    • HSSE coaching and training delivery
    • Presentation skills
    • Full Clean UK Driving License

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. 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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