Specialist HSE Ops

Occidental Petroleum

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Occidental is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit oxy.com for more information.


Occidental strives to attract and retain talented employees by investing in their professional development and providing rewarding opportunities for personal growth. Our goal is to meet the highest employer standards by ensuring the health and safety of our employees, protecting the environment and positively impacting our communities where we do business. Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people.


We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Specialist HSE Ops in our US Onshore Resources & Carbon Management (ORCM), HSE Business Unit based in Denver City, TX.


HSE Ops Specialist are critical members of Oxy’s integrated team since the foundation of Oxy’s business. The primary objective for this position is to be the focal point for integrating HSE practices and policies into daily operations across-functional teams, which includes operations and support functions.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for communicating and applying federal, state, local and company HSE policies in addition to requirements within operations

  • Develop and implement new and existing programs designed to promote improved HSE performance, annual maintenance of risk management plans, emergency response planning, audits and assessments

  •  Conduct Investigations, root cause analysis and site remediation

  •  Provide HSE training and support to operations/construction field personnel

  •  Maintain water system for the plant/field operations

  •  Participate in HAZIDs, PHAs, and risk assessment

  •  Provide HSE support to the Plants Process Safety Management Team

  •  Provide HSE support to the EOR Air Quality Team

  •  Responsible for tracking emissions events internally and then reporting externally when required

  •  General HSE Record keeping, internal and external reporting, development of written reports

  •  Mentor other HSE professionals




High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience



  • 5-10 years of relevant OOG HSE industry or field operations experience

  • Demonstrated commitment to safety

  • Demonstrated ability to work within multi-discipline team environment

  • Ability to prepare and deliver both written and oral presentations

  • Intermediate proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite software

  • Sound problem solving and time management skills

  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record


Additional Desired Qualifications:

HSE-related degree or HSE certifications strongly preferred

Recruitment Fraud

It has come to our attention various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Oxy. Please be aware that these recruiting scams and communications do not originate nor are they associated with our recruitment process.  All Oxy job postings and offers will require a completed application through our company website.

Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never: 

  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees

  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

  • Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don’t know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.


Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.




Primary Location

  United States-Texas-Denver City





To apply for this job please visit oxy.taleo.net.