HSE Specialist at LyondellBasell (Houston, TX)

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LyondellBasell is the third-largest independent chemical company in the world. The Company is looking for experienced talent to work on multi-million dollar capital projects as part of the Global Projects group. This group is responsible for developing and executing major capital projects on a global basis as a shared-service organization providing project expertise to all LyondellBasell manufacturing locations and businesses.

As a member of the dynamic Global Projects (GP) HSE team, you will provide expertise and a depth of knowledge in the areas of HSES leadership, occupational and process safety, health, environmental & security in a project and construction environment, serving as an HSE Specialist to Global Projects (GP) in the US. Responsibilities involve developing, implementing and managing the HSE Plan and performance for a variety of projects and relate to the assigned area(s) of responsibility. The HSE Specialist will support the Project and Construction Managers to ensure overall project success in the areas of health, safety, environmental and security. The HSE Specialist is required to organize, plan, staff, motivate, coordinate and direct the construction HSES effort, with general direction from the GP HSE Manager and other project leadership positions. The office location for this position will be based at the LYB Houston Engineering Center (HEC) and some travel in the US is expected.

Roles & Responsibilities
• Ensure that construction activities on projects are executed safely and meet LyondellBasell's requirements• Develop, finalize, implement and manage the project specific construction HSE Plan• Develop and monitor contractor safety performance metrics• Provide technical support to achieve compliance with standards, policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements. Where necessary, develop and implement new and existing programs designed to promote improved HSE performance.• Manage the collection and analysis of HSE metrics, trends and reports• Prepare and deliver quarterly, monthly and other project HSE reports and presentations• Develop material and participate in leadership discussions during safety meetings• Participate in and lead HSE audits, assessments, listening tours, etc., and implement corrective actions, as necessary• Assist with the management of project related HSE communications• Be visible, as a project leadership team representative, in the field• Have working knowledge of & experience with case management• Participate in or take lead role in incident investigations, action plans and prevention programs in area(s) of responsibility• Identify need, develop, execute, coordinate and critique safety training• Support other functions in the work team as needed• Provide mentoring and occasional direction to project contract company HSE representatives as needed• May direct the work of and/or serve as a liaison with 3rd party contractors and service providers• Take role of Incident Investigation Process Owner to analyze, organize & manage recordkeeping of all GP HSE-related incident investigations.• Manage the development/approval process for GP HSE procedures, as assigned• Manage communication/action plans from LYB Directives, Advisories, LFE Alerts for assigned projects• Demonstrate a proactive and responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers and contractors• Have clear and effective verbal and written communication skills• Have effective interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to impact and influence behaviors that reinforce and create a safer working environment• Have effective time management and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines• Be team oriented, flexible, able to work & meet deadlines with minimal supervision• Be able to travel to all areas in the facility, which may require climbing, ascending and descending stairs, walking, driving, stooping, bending, kneeling, and standing for extended periods• Be able to wear personal protective equipment as required• Other responsibilities as directed by management

Min. Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 7 years' safety experience in construction industry.
  • General knowledge of select agency HSE/PSM regulation (OSHA, etc.) and specific knowledge of project/construction industry safety standards
  • Strong communication and leadership skills are required.
  • Ability to work independently and perform key functions in assigned areas of responsibility
  • Functions with minimal day-to-day supervision
  • Will provide Health, Safety and Environmental leadership and monitor, assess and guide the safe work of employees contracted to complete project and construction work
  • Will assist with driving necessary HSE change, GoalZERO and Human & Organizational Performance


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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

We have the potential - and responsibility - to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That's why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world's most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston
More Information on LyondellBasell
LyondellBasell operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. LyondellBasell was founded in 2022. It has 11371 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 34 open jobs at LyondellBasell, click here.
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