HKN Energy Ltd

Drilling HSE Advisor

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Job Title Drilling HSE Advisor Work Schedule Equal Rotation
Department HSE Work Location HKN Sarsang Block, Dohuk Kurdistan Region of Iraq – HKN Drilling site
Reports to HKN Field HSE Manager, Well Operations Manager & Drilling Supervisor Transportation As per Company Policy
Subordinates Not Applicable Accommodation Shared Accommodation (camp)
Employment Type Fixed-Term Application Deadline April 14, 2024
Start Date ASAP Other details Three months’ probation


About Us:

HKN Energy Ltd. is a privately held, independent energy company with oil exploration and production operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI).

HKN Energy is located in the prolific Zagros fold and thrust belt of Northern Kurdistan. We have a highly experienced, diverse team with work experience in over 80 different countries. HKN Energy is committed to building a company culture that is guided by its Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Commitment, and Teamwork.

Position Summary:

  •  The Drilling HSE Advisor will provide essential HSE advice, guidance, support and supervision of tasks and operations on HKN Drilling Operations. The position ensures HKN and Contractor personnel on their location carry out their duties as per HKN Energy standards and expectations.
  • Level of Seniority: Skilled-Mid-level.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:A.  Core Competencies and Capabilities Required:

  • Monitor compliance to HKN and Rig Contractor HSE policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Supervise contractor HSE personnel.
  • Support the delivery of safety meetings for HKN and contractor personnel.
  • Support and coordinate Emergency Response Exercises and Drills.
  • Respond to all incidents providing support to the Drilling Supervisor.
  • Monitor application of the Permit to Work System and have input during all toolbox talks and pre-job safety meetings.
  • Work and behave in a safe manner.
  • Proactively seek and pursue opportunities for continual improvement.
  • Lead by example with positive attitude.
  • Ability to consult with all levels of the workforce, including management.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports in English.
  • Ability to address issues observed and facilitate resolutions.
  • Ability to train drilling personnel in occupational HSE training topics.
  • Excellent English language communication skills to process and convey information effectively through a variety of methods to a wide range of people


B.    Performance Expectations:

  • Provide assurance that the HSE aspects of Drilling operations are managed in line with HKN HSE expectations and Standards.
  • Provide Training and Coaching to the Rig Contractors HSE advisors, rig crews and service companies.
  • Represent HKN in incident investigations at site.
  • Supervise/observe all non-routine or high-risk tasks including lifting operations.
  • Liaise with HKN Operations team to ensure coordination of SIMOPS procedures.
  • Participate in safety meetings, toolbox talks, risk assessments and pre-job safety analyses.
  • Represent HKN Energy Ltd. on their location as HSE representative.
  • Promote compliance to HKN Incident Free Lifesaving Operating Rules
  • Assist HKN Paramedic in health and hygiene audits and follow-up on tracking deficiencies.
  • Encourage the use of safe working practices on and around the Rig site.
  • Be responsible for producing the following documents and reports:
    • Daily HSE report including summary of statistics.
    • Reporting all HSE incidents to HKN and recording all incidents in the incident recording system.
    • Writing and distributing Flash Incident reports within 1 hour of an incident event
    • Writing detailed Incident reports
    • Ensure that all drills are conducted regularly and efficiently and generate drill reports.
    • Conduct HSE inspections/audits of work sites, equipment, and vehicles. Produce report on findings.

Minimum Qualifications:A.    Education and Qualifications Required:

  • Competent with basic professional computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • NEBOSH Certificate Essential.
  • Fluent in English with strong reading and writing skills.
  • Qualification in Incident Investigation and Root Cause analysis preferred.
  • Formal qualifications in Rigging, Lifting & Slinging preferred.

B.    Experience Required:

  • HSE & Industry relevant work experience – 5-10 years.
  • Rig Based HSE Drilling experience- minimum 3-5 years.
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