QHSE Marine Construction Advisor


QHSE Marine Construction Advisor

Airswift is seeking a QHSE Marine Construction Advisor
to join one of our Majors Offshore Wind Energy clients in supporting Offshore Wind Execution Projects in managing QHSE risks related to construction, installation, and commissioning of offshore wind projects.

This job is located in Rhode Island, on-site Monday to Friday, and is Initially 1-year contract, with all the benefits (Health, Dental, Vision and 401K).

This position is responsible for:

  • Support Offshore Execution Projects in managing QHSE risks related to construction, installation, and commissioning of offshore wind projects.

 Success Criteria/KPIs

  • Project QHSE Manager and Package/Construction Manager at relevant project sites, are supported as needed
  • Good cooperation and Lessons Learned sharing with other QHSE Advisors across regions and departments
  • Good cooperation with Client Representatives
  • Applicable QHSE targets met
  • Individual success criteria and KPIs are to be found in individual Personal Development Dialogue documents

 Key Responsibilities / Tasks / Deliverables:

    • Participate actively in continual improvement of protecting people and the environment in the projects
    • Support Construction Manager and Package/Project Managers in managing QHSE risks related to the awarded contractors in the Development/Execution Projects as delegated by the QHSE Project Manager
    • Support  Offshore Market- Development and Execution Projects in having a risk-based approach to ensure high QHSE standards are embedded in business

    Contribute to:

    • QHSE risks related to the assigned Projects are managed to be as low as reasonably practicable 
    • Key Performance Indicators for QHSE performance, for the assigned Projects are below target
    • Daily reporting of, following up on or investigating of QHSE related cases or incidents
    • Ensuring all cases are adequately followed up and close out is achieved in a timely manner, with shared learnings communicated to all relevant stakeholders
    • Creating a strong QHSE culture by taking a proactive lead engaging with internal and external stakeholders
    • Creating a QHSE culture of using and maintaining relevant processes, procedures, and instructions in the management system
    • Creating a proactive culture of monitoring own and contractors’ QHSE performance
    • Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with internal and external stakeholders in relation to QHSE



    • Create a good QHSE reporting culture through leading by example, raising awareness, knowledge sharing, and lessons learned (registration and implementation)
    • Monitoring, evaluation, and assessment of Contractors’ QHSE behavior and performance using the Companies incident reporting tool (e.g. Synergi) for reporting, trend analysis etc. 
    • Conduct regular QHSE inspections using e.g. the Digital Inspection Tool (DIT) and report potential quality risks identified 
    • Participate and contribute to all relevant site and project QHSE meetings
    • Carry out routine investigations as per process
    • Other tasks as required in cooperation with Project QHSE Manager 


    • Act as subject matter expert (SME) of managing HSE risks
    • Handle and provide advice on HSE issues related to projects including, but not limited to, HSE risk management, competence and training, environmental management, HSE targets and initiatives, management of (sub) contractors, incident management and legal compliance


    • Support the Projects with quality related tasks upon request from Project QHSE Manager. The tasks can include, but is not limited to:
      • Quality Reviews on sites by validating if Contractors are following the procedures and checklists as referred in the Inspection Test Plan (ITP), if requested by the QHSE Project Manager
      • Non-conformity reporting, by following up on corrective actions


    • Facilitation of regular QHSE meetings with Contractor and package representatives
    • Review of Risk Assessed Method Statements (RAMS)
    • Operational HSE Assessment
    • Perform HSE induction of Clients Representatives
    • Perform QHSE presentations at kick off meetings
    • QHSE walk reports (e.g. using DIT)
    • Entry of incidents and proactive measures in Synergi

    Other deliverables and as per Offshore QHSE Risk management processes and AP QHSE Management framework

  • Requirements:

    Essential qualification/experience

    • Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience with QHSE, ideally from relevant fields of industry (i.e., construction, infrastructure, offshore, energy and infrastructure industries)
    • Relevant academic or technical background, e.g., at GSC level or similar international qualification
    • Completed CSP, NEBOSH General or NEBOSH Construction to certificate level, or similar recognized (Q)HSE qualification
    • Have a Global Wind Organization Standard Basic Safety Training (BST), and Oil & Gas UK medical certificate (incl. Chester step test) or equivalent, or have the ability to pass same
    • IT literate (Microsoft office package, knowledge of Synergi is an advantage)

     Desirable qualifications/experience

    • QHSE degree qualification on Diploma or BSC level
    • Experience with Quality management
    • Experience with Environmental management in a construction or offshore environment


    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with internal and external stakeholders on all levels 
    • The job holder will be expected to reach the estimated competence levels fit for his/hers career path and seniority as laid out in Company’s competency model

    Other types of competences will be managed by the Learning and Development department and your manager going forward

    • The Consultant must be in possession of an i-Phone 6 or a newer model, or a Windows phone 8.1 where the Company’s AirWatch app can be downloaded. The app is mandatory on all mobile devices used by the Company staff (including consultants) to protect them from cybercrime
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  • The PM manages all matrixed members of the team daily and is responsible for interfacing with functional managers of team members, regarding placement, development, and conflict resolution.
  • Structure, lead, and/or assist in leading all project
  • Proficient in project management principles

Preferred Qualifications
 Additional Information

  • Success Criteria/KPIs

 Key Responsibilities / Tasks / Deliverables:




Other deliverables and as per Offshore QHSE Risk management processes and AP QHSE Management framewor


To apply for this job please visit www.airswift.com.