HSEQ Area Manager

 •  TETRA Technologies Houma, LA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
5 - 7 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17


Under the direction of the HSE Regional Manager, Gulf Coast, the Area HSE Manager is responsible for planning, directing, implementing and administering of Company policies relating to all phases of Company HSE programs, conducting employee education for a safe, healthy, and incident-free workplace and promoting the protection of the environment.
Essential job duties include: Support, comply with and participate in the HSE program. Verify that all department personnel remain up-to-date on safety regulations and training:

o Keep all employees apprised of changes in regulatory requirements
o Supervise field safety specialists, where assigned, and verify that they are properly trained in and effectively executing behavior-based safety processes and Company HSE policies and are conducting all duties and responsibilities of their positions Coordinate and manage the safety program of the assigned Business Unit(s) to ensure that an effective incident prevention program is maintained and that appropriate measures are taken to comply with all regulating bodies and government agencies.
o Provide quality support to verify and maintain compliance with federal regulation, (CFR), OSHA standards, Customer requirements, the USCG and appropriate governing bodies. Participate in HSE planning:
o Plan and implement programs to educate managers and employees in work site safety practices
o Develop customer-specific HSE plans and present them to customer groups as required
o Meet with customers to present Company and divisional safety programs Perform safety inspections, including:
o Inspect facilities, onshore or offshore, and work sites to detect existing or potential incident, health, and/or environmental hazards
o Determine corrective or preventive measures where indicated and work with operations managers to verify implementation of corrective actions Manage incident response and provide support through guidance and, in some cases, medical coordination and investigate incidents and near misses:
o Maintain follow-up with employees that have been injured while at work
Investigate incidents to determine the root cause, prepare final reports of findings with recommendations for corrective actions and provide remediation with employees, supervisory personnel, managers and customers, as required
o Review and track incidents and compile statistical data to maintain required OSHA logs Represent the Company in safety matters:
o Prepare material and gather evidence for Company use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations under the direction of TETRA corporate HSE and/or legal staff

Work to mitigate potential legal actions against the Company by aggressively acting to verify proper intervention in all reported incidents and/or environmental incidents
o Keep Business Unit management and corporate HSE staff informed as to any condition or situation that affects, or has the potential of negative financial impact, or affecting regulatory compliance in any of these areas
o Maintain copies of all department safety records necessary for regional administration
o Represent the department in the community and in industry HSE groups and programs Serve as liaison:
o When customers request program audits
o With federal and state agencies. Develop pertinent safety presentation materials for presentation at safety meetings, SOIM meetings, etc. Perform other HSE functions, including:
o Work with the Business Unit management team and consult with corporate HSE staff to verify that the safety improvement program is maintained and refreshed, including maintenance of action item logs Supports and participates in the organization’s Continual Improvement Program to conform to ISO 9001 requirements by complying with Quality Policies and Procedures and meeting Quality Objectives Provide support to other Business Units as needed Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management or a related field. Five years of demonstrated experience in a similar capacity may be substituted for the degree requirement Desired education: CSP/CSE designation Minimum experience: Five years of documented, relevant experience in an HSE management position. Licenses/certifications: Valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass all requirements needed to make offshore site visits.


To perform this job successfully, an HSE Manager must satisfactorily demonstrate the following: Working knowledge of state and federal safety, health, and environmental regulations Ability to:
o Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, federal and state regulation publications, operating and maintenance manuals, and procedure manuals
o Write routine reports and professional correspondence
o Present information to groups of customers or employees Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook)


The following physical demands are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. HSE Managers must be able to: Sit, squat, walk, and/or bend up to ten hours per day May be required to perform various physical activities when off-site Lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, and 100 pounds with assistance
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Req ID 17382

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