Associate Specialist – Services Programs – GE Renewable Energy – Thumrait
Role Summary: Leading, EHS wise, a team responsible for day-to-day operations and maintenance activities at wind farm facility . This includes the development, planning and implementation of Environmental Health and Safety programs & policies as per the GE guidelines and industry best practices. This EHS coordinator position will function in a team which includes other members of plant level staff, Technicians to ensure EHS compliance and strengthen our Wind Turbine Service and Maintenance team in Oman
Essential Responsibilities: “
- Ensure compliance of wind power plant operations with regulatory requirements relating to air, solid & hazardous waste, chemical, water, oil, greases, working at height, confined space and environmental health and safety.
. Provide proactive leadership on all EHS and medical issues.
. Create and run training sessions, refreshers for site personnel
. Create and grow safety culture at assigned project
. Implement / modify EHS programs and procedures to ensure company compliance and customer expectations
. Maintain an in-depth knowledge of applicable Omani regulatory requirements
. Modify and implement compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems
. Provide and determine alternatives for issue resolution
. Develop and work with site teams focused on EHS program development, implementation and improvement
- Drive accountability with all functions and associates to aggressively reduce accident and injuries.
. Able to carry out risk, safety and hazard analysis.
- Apply ergonomic principles to improve workstations and minimize injuries.
- Develop and maintain excellent local and state agency relationships
. Ability to work independently on the implementation of fault analyses and repair of wind turbine generator systems, including clarification of any client queries.
. Planned and preventive maintenance of wind turbine generator systems.
. Documenting of call-out responses, fault finding and repair work in service reports, logbooks and checklists
. Management and documentation of corporate processes and IT-applications
. Briefing/induction of external service provider and suppliers on site
. Work for the continuous improvement of products and processes
. Assistance of the technical leader of the area
. Support in the development of training concepts
. Degree in HSE from an accredited university or equivalent e.g. Nebosh; Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Root Cause Analysis, Machine Safety, Law and Regulations, Chemical Safety, Manual Handling, Risk analysis, Fire Safety, Noise and Vibrations) or equivalent knowledge or experience or professional training in electrical, mechanical, mechatronics engineering (Engineer or Diploma certificate).
- 3 years experience leading environmental and safety compliance programs in a power plant environment
. Proven experience with exposure to several EHS areas in the field environment
. Great knowledge in local (Omani) EHS legislation
. Medical fitness and willingness for work at height (Basic Safety Training would be a plus)
. Fluency in English, oral and written communication, presentation, training, and negotiation skills
. Strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and leadership skills
. Have a high energy level and the ability to energize others
. Team player with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within a diverse team
. Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside GE (regulatory agencies)
- Demonstrated knowledge of EHS and government regulations.
- Advanced computer skills and familiar with MS-Office(word, excel, ppt etc.).
. Able to work at heights and high level of physical fitness.
. Willing to work sometimes also at the weekends.
. Valid Omani Driving licence
. Social skills and ability to motivate staff and performance assessment
. Technician or minimum 3 years practical experience in the power sector
Desired Characteristics: “
. NEBOSH qualified or regional EHS qualifications with proven experience in power generation sector/Oil and Gas/ FMCG/ Fertilizer sector etc.
. Professional EHS certifications .
- Experience managing projects and/or EHS compliance
- Team player with strong interpersonal skills
. Electrical/ mechanical service or maintenance experience and willingness to work in troubleshooting of wind turbines will be an additional advantage.
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