Safety Skills Assurance Specialist - Deer Park, TX

Deer Park, Texas, US
Jul 28, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Texas, United States of America
Job Family Group:
Health Safety Environment and Security
Worker Type:
Posting Start Date:
July 27, 2021
Business unit:
Experience Level:
Early Careers
Job Description:
What's the role?
The Safety Skills Assurance Specialist is responsible for supporting day-to-day H&S functions of the facility through: developing IT applications to collect, analyze, and communicate H&S data; working closely with subject matter experts to develop and update H&S policies and procedures; developing individual and organizational training plans to enhance H&S competencies (awareness/knowledge/skills) which may include working with other learning disciplines. This induvial will function as the owner for H&S generated training materials and databases, as well as oversight of systems to enable field assurance activities. The individual should be prepared to work with content experts in various H&S -related disciplines.
The individual should be prepared to interface with outside agencies, such as local training organizations, regulatory agencies, and companies that specialize in H&S data management and training. For all these process (field assurance databases, procedural updates, organizational training, etc.) the individual is expected to drive continuous improvement. This role is expected to stay connected to industry best-practices and emerging IT solutions which may have application benefit to the Site. The individual may also have back-up responsibilities for off-site performance reporting and data generation. The role will also have responsibilities for back-fill of field safety specialists as needed. This role will also have responsibilities working in the Site's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) which may include off-hours responses and supporting site emergencies, such as weather, process unit upsets, and other unforeseen events requiring EOC activation. The role will report to the Safety Supervisor.
Key accountabilities and responsibilities of the role are:
- Develop, own and drive process improvement for H&S programs to deliver key results that align with organizational goals; this includes revising and developing H&S procedures and policies as needed
- Collaborate and work across teams to develop new programs and initiatives for health and safety programs
- Maintaining H&S performance scorecard information, reporting dashboard and delivering summary overviews and communications to stakeholders
- Apply and develop digital solutions to improve H&S data management, analysis, solution development, and communication
- Assess organizational capability and identify tactics to improve health and safety performance while developing strategic approaches to manage risk
- Identify skill gaps in H&S organization (both individuals and teams) and implement training programs to close these gaps
- Work with L&D department to regularly assess H&S training needs for employees (both recurring and incidental), develop programs, and assess health of these training programs
- Responsible for all content updates of H&S training (BLITZ, Class A permitting, RO training, etc.)
Skills & Requirements
What we need from you -
- Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
- Minimum five (5) years' experience in EHS related roles.
- BS or MS degree in environmental, health and safety, OHST, related science/engineering disciple or other applicable fields of study optional.
- Strong IT skills including training others on IT applications
- Technical writing training
Skills Preferred:
- Extensive knowledge of standards and regulatory requirements (OSHA, TDSHS, NFPA, NIOSH, etc.) to understand compliance and assure that Deer Park systems proactively manage risk
- Extensive experience applying risk assessments and risk management techniques in filed activities
- Knowledge in Human Factors and how that relates to performance in H&S
- Strong data management experiencing implementing and leveraging IT systems to minimize manual data management
- Experience using data and metrics test theories, confirm/deny assumptions and measure success
- Technical writing skills to assist in developing, modifying, and editing documents such as policies, procedures and guidelines
- Able to drive multiple high priority initiatives simultaneously
- Ability to engage with and support a variety of stakeholders across disciplines (H&S, operations, maintenance, turnarounds, engineering, etc.)
- Leading cross functional teams aimed at identifying and addressing H&S gaps at the facility
- Strong verbal communication skills including experience facilitating meetings and learning activities
- Able to think strategically while simultaneously managing day to day execution and tactics
- Experience developing others as it relates to IT systems
Company description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world's growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.
As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.
Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.
An innovative place to work
There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.
Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.
A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.
Shell Oil Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has reached an agreement for the sale of its interest in Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership, a 50-50 joint venture between Shell Oil Company and P.M.I. Norteamerica, S.A. De C.V. (a subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex). The transaction will transfer Shell's interest in the partnership, and therefore full ownership of the refinery, to Pemex, subject
to regulatory approvals. Employees assigned to the Refinery assets in scope for divestment will be offered employment by Pemex with effect upon closing in accordance with the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in Q4 2021.
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According to the United Nations, the global population could increase to more than 10 billion people. A key role for society - and for Shell - is to find ways to meet the growing demand for energy, with less carbon emissions. We need people who dare to think differently - to take part in developing tomorrow's energy solutions today.