Senior HSSES Advisor

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior HSSES Advisor to join our team in Brisbane.


Reporting directly to the Senior HSSES Manager, this position will be responsible for the provision of timely advice and guidance on all matters pertaining to Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Sustainability with respect to Legislation, Company Policy, Management System and Client requirements, thereby ensuring business risks are prevented and mitigated.


The successful applicant will provide resolution to issues and monitors integration of health and safety programmes including hazard and risk identification, incident reporting and investigation, employee health and well-being, environmental hygiene and organisational transformation.


May also have a direct responsibility for other HSE Advisors, as Mentor/trainer, within the Business Unit or Department.



  • Providing advice and guidance on all HSE related matters
  • Rolling-out of Group HSE annual objectives and initiatives and development of company HSE objectives
  • Providing support to Business Unit/Contract/Project Managers and HSE Advisors in the development and roll-out of Group HSE objectives and other initiatives
  • Providing support to senior Managers in incident and accident investigations through the use of an appropriate Investigation process (e.g. ICAM or Taproot)
  • Monitoring ‘best-practice’ and developing ‘leading-edge’ HSE initiatives as appropriate to the business they are supporting
  • Completion of Management Support Visits to installations and work-sites
  • Providing support to senior Managers and HSE Advisors in the timely reporting of both leading and lagging HSE Indicators
  • Undertaking lagging indicator reviews of incident/accident trends and providing timely advice to senior Managers and Corporate Management on actions and initiatives
  • Providing mentorship and training for graduate/new recruits into the HSE team as appropriate
  • Providing cross-Business Unit support as required
  • Carrying-out HSE Inductions
  • Provide input and support in tender submissions
  • Developing HSE presentational material to support inductions and Group initiatives

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or similar Discipline
  • 5+ years HSE experience within the Oil & Gas sector
  • International assignment/project experience in similar roles will be highly regarded
  • Senior HSE advisor experience with project/contract experience in O&G or other industry
  • Shutdown, Turnaround and Inspection experience
  • Ability to develop and build relationships with key client stakeholders and understand client requirements
  • RCA – Accident/incident Investigator, e.g. ICAM, Taproot (essential)
  • Trained and competent Internal auditor
  • Demonstrates sound, fact based decision making and the ability to collaborate with colleagues, the client and subcontractors to achieve Contract goals and outcomes
  • Ability to manage a multi-cultural workforce from a HSSES perspective

If you’re an experienced Senior HSSES Advisor, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today. 


Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

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.

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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