Sr. HSE Manager
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
6d ago


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine, we primarily serve the oil & gas, refining & petrochemical and chemicals industries providing engineering and construction of some of the world's largest refinery and petrochemical complexes.

Our services include execution of major revamps and grassroots projects across petroleum refining, gas processing, liquefied natural gas, and associated offsite and environmental facilities worldwide.

Position Summary : Provide HSE support to the Canada location Senior Management responsible for the business. Serve as a business partner working with Regional operational counterparts in leading HSE excellence and supporting : i) strategic direction and management, ii) people development, and iii) HSE program development and implementation specific to the location.

Support Beyond Zero performance that is inclusive in the Region’s vision and strategic plans. Provide overall leadership, management and direction to the Region assigned.

Directly supervise Regional / Division / Country / Alliance / Area HSE Managers. Responsibilities :

  • Take personal ownership and responsibility for protecting people from harm, and for developing strategies that drive performance and support continuous improvement.
  • Own and maintain open communication with the Ops. Leader to provide technical resource guidance, to ensure alignment, and to assure consistent implementation of HSE process tools that support Regional HSE strategic plans and objectives.
  • Participate in Regional HSE work plan development and monitors performance for effective implementation. Drive consistency in implementation of HSE Absolutes.
  • Support defined strategies for developing HSE resources that includes recruiting, hiring, growing, and retaining of HSE professionals.
  • Strategic planning includes career development, succession planning and scheduled timely performance appraisals.

  • Establish working relationships with operations, HSE, sales, and support organizations to ensure consistency in interpretation and implementation of Jacobs HSE processes across projects and offices.
  • Work with Country / Alliance / Area HSE Managers to ensure alignment with Ops. Leader and CMT BU.
  • Support Country / Alliance / Area HSE managers by monitoring and analyzing HSE performance to identify improvement opportunities and advancement.
  • Support specific HSE initiatives to drive Beyond Zero performance.
  • Provide HSE indoctrination and orientation for key HSE professional hires and operational counterparts.
  • Supervise and develop HSE resources, seeking opportunities to integrate HSE experience within various functions and operations within the company.
  • Establish a technical skill track for a variety of HSE professional needs including Industrial hygienists, System HSE, Construction HSE, and health physicists.
  • Engage in specific project and office locations to resolve complex problems, support training, and support meeting critical milestones.
  • Engage in supporting HSE policy and procedure development for implementation specific to Regional needs.
  • Ensure global mandatory training requirements are consistently met, and develop regional customization and implementation planning.
  • Participate in Road Show presentations, HSE presentations and Monthly HSE conference calls and other communications.
  • Develop HSE reports (i.e. monthly board reports) and communications (i.e. Alerts) to disseminate incidents, lessons learned and best practices.
  • Verbally notify the Ops. Leader, HSE Director of serious incidents (including days away from work). Include celebrations and HSE achievements on these calls.
  • Participate in GEHSE committee by taking subcommittee assignments on an as needed basis; communicate committee’s activities, actions and meeting information to Regional counterparts.
  • Manage Regional and Corporate recognition and awards programs; support selection of qualified projects and offices
  • Network with industry associations, companies, Safety professionals and regulatory bodies. Benchmark against industry and company standards.
  • Develop, administer and monitor budgets for assigned Region and corporate responsibility.
  • Functional Areas of Responsibility :

  • Jacobs HSE Management System and Process Tools
  • Planning HSE into Region’s business and work processes
  • Recruiting, retention and career development of HSE resources
  • Beyond Zero implementation
  • HSE Training and Education
  • Audits, and Inspections
  • Measuring HSE performance
  • Subcontractor pre-qualification process
  • Risk Management
  • Monitoring Government Regulations and Legislation
  • JSIMS Management
  • Relationship-building with our operational partners, HSE professionals, subcontractors and clients
  • Networking and Benchmarking with Industry counterparts
  • Qualifications

  • Degree - safety, engineering, science, business, or other relevant field of study; or equivalent education and experience
  • Professional designation (i.e. CSP, CIH, ROSPA, P.E.) or meet the qualification requirements of a national or international certifying agency;
  • or be actively pursuing such designation.

  • 15+ years of experience including managing at a site-specific level and / or managing multiple projects
  • experience in project execution in a wide range of project types (i.e. direct hire and construction management)
  • experience implementing HSE Management Systems; experience in functions other than HSE preferred.
  • At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive.

    From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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