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Safety Officer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Safety (HAZOP, HAZID, SIL and LOPA)
  • Date posted: 21/01/2019
  • Job reference: VR/44163
This vacancy has now expired.
Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

We are recruiting for a Safety Officer on a staff basis.


The Safety Officer works within the Ship Management Team and reports directly to the QHSE Manager and acts on his behalf on all quality, health, safety and environmental related matters.

§Contributes to the development of the companys management & QA systems and risk management/loss prevention programs by reporting, developing and improving procedures, ensures smooth communication with departments and various parties involved in the execution of the companys contractual obligations;
§Acts as Company Security Officer (CSO) and is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the ISPS Code (security) on board the vessels.
§Represents QHSE on board during vessel inspection/surveys and keeps a record of Port State Control and ensures that these inspections/survey are evaluated and observed;
§Fulfilling the role of DPA, is responsible for the implementation of the ISM code onboard all vessels assigned to them, raising concerns on safety and pollution prevention issues, as necessary, with the highest level of management. As DPA, the Safety Officer has direct and continual access to the Managing Director.
§Visits the vessels at regular intervals to have a critical look at the security and safety aspects on board and at the relevant working instructions, and executes ISM and ISPS audits on board;
§Ensures that all vessels assigned to them are kept in certification with regards to the ISM & ISPS codes.
§Tracks the quality, safety and security standards on board the vessels and if necessary takes appropriate and timely actions to meet the or enhance the current standards;
§Ensures appropriate training, coaching and monitoring on safety aspects of all vessel crews and office staff to meet regulations and improve safety awareness;
§Performs any other specific responsibilities and tasks assigned to him by the Management.
§Provides cover for the QHSE Manager within the Emergency Response Team (ERT) role and co-ordinates the research team in the event of incidents involving a high risk of injury and/or damage;
§Is a member of the Accident Investigation Team.
§to take care of your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your actions at work.
§Co-operate with the organisation, colleagues and co-workers to help everyone meet their legal requirements and maintain the company's quality, health, safety and environmental policies within the confines of their role.
§Comply with applicable environmental, health and safety rules, procedures, laws and accepted safe work practices.


Minimum education level:
§ Higher Vocational Education, preferably in occupational safety
§ Excellent knowledge of Safety & QA systems
§ Previous work experience in an industrial branch, preferably marine industry
skills & abilities:
§ Excellent computer skills
§ Ability to work well within a team and work to deadlines