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Nexen Energy

Specialist - Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene, Assurance (Occupational Health Nurse)



Company Information

A global energy leader with an exciting future.
Nexen is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in some of the world’s most significant basins, including the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and Western Canada. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands, and shale gas.

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen is better positioned than ever to realize our central purpose – creating value by responsibly supplying the energy that fuels people’s lives. While ownership has changed, our purpose, values and principle-based approach to doing business, remain unaltered. Our high standards of integrity and governance have earned us a global reputation for valuing the big picture: people, safety and the environment. Your contributions are rewarded with a highly competitive compensation package and a healthy work-life balance, and training that will open doors to your future.

Job Description

Position Overview

The Specialist, Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene (OH/IH) - Assurance, supports Nexen’s business through the provision of senior subject matter advice on all global OH/IH matters. This position, reporting to the General Manager, HSE-Assurance, Measures and Reporting, supports the overall Nexen Management System and is accountable to ensure standard development, review, implementation and audit, specific to OH/IH requirements. This position also collaborates with industry partners and key internal and external stakeholders to ensure Nexen’s standards meet or exceed regulatory requirements and industry best practice. The OH/IH specialist interfaces heavily with site personnel (including regular travel to site), site leaders, industry associations and CNOOC in order to provide guidance on best practices in OH/IH.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as the focal point subject matter expert for all OH/IH matters at Nexen

  • Manages sources of medical direction required for Canadian Operations

  • Develop, review and implement global standards specific to OH/IH for Nexen

  • Provide guidance and support to HSE team members promoting best practice related to OH/IH

  • Development, implementation and evaluation of OH/IH programs, education and training

  • Development, implementation and sustainability of the OH/IH strategy for Nexen

  • Identify trends in OH/IH and provide recommendations for future growth specific to OH/IH, as it relates to the HSE plan

  • Ensure quality, cost effective program delivery

  • Provide Nexen leaders with the knowledge and skills required to support OH/IH programs in their areas

  • Develop and execute an assurance program for OH/IH

  • Contribute to emergency management aspects including emergency response and pandemic planning

  • Represent Nexen - CNOOC in industry related stakeholder groups/initiatives including, but not limited to, IPIECA and CAPP

  • Collaborate with professional associations/regulatory bodies (is. CARNA, AOHNA, OSCA, OHS)

  • Vendor management in the provision of occupational health and industrial hygiene services

  • Collaborate with Nexen’s legal counsel and Privacy officer to ensure OH/IH programs are aligned with all relevant legislation, including privacy and Human Rights

  • Maintain Nexen’s electronic medical record system including configuration, administration and audit.

  • Act as custodian of Nexen’s medical records

Education & Experience

  • 5-10 years occupational health experience in the oil and gas industry

  • Bachelor of Nursing degree

  • Current registration & a member in good standing with the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or eligibility for the same

  • Occupational Health Nursing Certificate with Certification preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a corporate environment

  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of occupational health and industrial hygiene best practices

  • Demonstrated experience with standard development, program development and implementation

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with executive and senior level management

  • Good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Experience with Microsoft office

  • Exceptional understanding of legislation specific to OH/IH both provincial, federal and international

Closing Statement

Please submit a current resume to support your suitability for the position, by using the "Apply for Job" button on this posting on the Nexen website prior to the closing date.

Hard copy resumes will only be accepted if you do not have access to the Intranet.

All internal applicants are required to discuss this opportunity with their manager/supervisor prior to applying. If you have any concerns with this, please contact your HR Manager prior to applying for the position.

Contact Information

Nexen Energy
Posting Date: 14-Mar-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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