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HSE Advisor

Job Description

HSE Advisor (f/m/d) Onshore

Contract: ANü

Duration: 01.07. - 31.12.2023

Location: Hamburg, Germany

  • Minimum 2 years' experience of working as an HSE Advisor within the Wind Industry or experience in other high-risk industries such as Construction / Oil and Gas / Marine Operations.
  • Internationally recognized HSE certification and qualification required. (i.e., NEBOSH Construction, NVQ5, NEBOSH Diploma, BSc Hons.) (UKIE specific - Significant knowledge of CDM / PSCS regulations).
  • Full onshore GWO package
  • Excellent level of fitness - there will be regular climbing involved in monitoring WTG work teams.
  • IT skills: solid user skills in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in leading, advising and coaching people on construction site (including Subcontractors)
  • Ensure that HSE processes and standards are being followed on site.
  • Participate in process improvement and promote a healthy and safe working environment on site.
  • Experience in working abroad within a multicultural environment.
  • Driving license

Personal skills

  • Self-driven & self-motivated with leadership and manager-skills.
  • Structured, persistent, trustworthy, and reliable.
  • Self-confident and a strong character.
  • Willingness to work odd hours and show flexibility in rotation timing if on-site activities command.
  • Willingness to travel and stay abroad on sites for extended time.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills including technical English for wind turbines - in order to explain health and safety processes to a wide range of people and to give presentations to groups.
  • Local working experience and language knowledge is an advantage

Role description

Ensures that complies with local Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation, standards and Site requirements on a day-to-day basis. The person in this position also collaborates with contractors in order to fulfil these HSE requirements.

The HSE Advisor is responsible for supporting the Environmental, Health&Safety Manager in Projects (EMiP) in implementing the project specific HSE and Emergency management Plans and executing activities on site in line with the requirements of the product specification and IMS system.

The HSE Advisor reports functionally to the EMiP of the project and is being led on site by the Site Manager. In case of non-project related issues or escalation the Advisor reports to the Functional Team Lead.


  • Be up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the wind energy industry.
  • Be up to date with internal HSE procedures.
  • Be a role model, lead by example.
  • Complete all mandatory and role specific trainings before the project.
  • Prepare the site by printing out HSE Plan, Risk Assessments, Emergency Response plan, environmental assessments.
  • Establish and maintain HSE notice board where you post relevant HSE related communications according to HSE Plan.
  • Get in contact with hospitals, fire and police departments at the beginning of the project in order to establish emergency preparedness with these emergency services.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and improvement of Safety Performance, appraisal and modification of Safe Systems of Work, including sub-contractor evaluations, monitoring and auditing.
  • Co-operate with the EMiP about updating the HSE plan and ensure that emergency preparedness plans are always up-to-date and that it is available on site.
  • Finalize the HSE site induction material in order to cover every feature of the project.
  • Facilitate site HSE inductions for personnel planning to work and visit site.
  • Perform an HSE Talk at the beginning of every work shift as part of the daily briefing / morning meeting.
  • Monitor training records to ensure that all personnel arriving on site have the relevant training and certification.
  • Conduct and participate in HSE inspection tours of all work on site by using Sphera inspection modul. Mandatory inspections and their frequency is described by Sphera inspection planner. / HSE plan
  • Take part in coordination meetings and deliver HSE inspection reports according to HSE Plan. Coordinate HSE work with other contractors on-site. Follow up on corrective actions.

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