H&S Field Support

Norway, Norway
10 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about HSE? Do you want to be a part of our new organization in Trondheim? Are you an excellent communicator and have the skills to influence people? Then this might be the job for you!

Global QSE > QSE Region EMEA/LATAM > QSE Sales, Construction & Services - NEU
Vestas is focused on making the world a better place today and also on protecting it for future generations. For this purpose we have HSE professionals working for Vestas in the areas of Health, Safety and Environment throughout the world.

We are looking for an HSE Field Support to primarily support our projects in Norway. The position will be based in Trondheim and travel is expected, and will be reporting to Regional Head of QSE NEU.

  • Field activities in offices, warehouses, construction and service sites (50%, mostly day trips)
  • Implementation at country level of local HSE legal requirements, and HSE strategy
  • Creation of local HSE documents (Risk assessments, HSE plans, Emergency response plans)
  • Follow up of contractors/subcontractors, including mobilization/demobilization, post-work assessment and audits when needed
  • Perform HSE trainings
  • Responsible to provide expertise and support in incident and hazardous observation investigation, as well as root cause analysis
  • Perform site visits, inspections and audits
  • Administrative tasks (20%)
  • Set up of training requirements according to local legislation
  • Provide guidance regarding personal protective equipment
  • Guidance to other departments in coordination of activities with subcontractors, handling of wastes and chemicals, emergency response, implementation of procedures and standards.
  • Facilitate and/or be involved in the HSE committees, according to legal and Vestas requirements
  • Consolidate monthly reporting on HSE indicators
  • Support to Head of department in completing legal upgrade and analyses and operational requirements
  • Internal and external (subcontractors) audits and follow up of action plans
  • Maintain and support the ISO14001 and OHSAS18001system

  • 10 years of professional experience within HSE in an international work environment and Norwegian sector - mandatory
  • High proficiency in Norwegian and English is mandatory; other European languages would be an advantage
  • Safety engineer, NEBOSH or similar education
  • Strong knowledge about Norwegian HSE legislation
  • Lead auditor in ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 - advantage

The ideal candidate would also have:
  • In-depth knowledge of HSE standards and best practices, quality ISO standards, concepts, processes and procedures
  • High expertise in contractor/subcontractor HSE management, including mobilization/demobilization, pre-qualification requirements and post-work assessment
  • Expertise in risk assessments, incident investigation and root cause analysis
  • Experience in development/implementation of work instructions , including comprehensive HSE Plans, as well as conducting inspections and audits

  • Solid interpersonal, computer, presentation and collaboration skills
  • Flexibility to travel to sites across the region is required (50%, mostly day trips)

What we offer
We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues who are all enthusiastic about wind energy. We have a good atmosphere within the department and everyone is always prepared to help out when needed. You will have the opportunity to develop a career within a very exciting industry in a global company.

Additional information
Primary work location will be Trondheim. This is a temporary position for two years with potential extention.

For further information please contact Recruiter Petra Berg, 46 727 331 759.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.