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Safety Manager - Refinery

Wilmington, CA 90744

Posted: 03/22/23 Job Number: 4789

Job Description

Safety Coordinator/Lead Wilmington CA Refinery
  • Serve as the focal point for all contractor safety programs at refinery. 
  • Participate in and/or coordinate safety process relating to contractor admittance to the refinery
  • Participate in various functions of the H&S team as necessary, including field audits, contractor safety meetings, or external agency contacts, and turnaround support regarding contractor safety performance



The Contractor Safety Coordinator is responsible for the following:
  • Managing the refinery Contractor Safety Program
  • Review and maintain Contractor’s Safe Work Execution Plans (SWEP) for all contractors on site.
  • Serve as the Contractor Safety Network President
  • Assist in planning, preparation, maintaining, preparation and delivery of material for the Contractor site specific safety orientation program. Maintains participant completion database. This is now done with HASC. Help distribute and answer all questions.
  • Communicating with contractors regarding refinery health, safety and environmental requirements and expectations
  • Assist Procurement Department in maintaining a list of approved contractors for refinery. Serve as focal point for contractor third party safety review (ISNetworld) data base including monitoring completion of project and/or annual contractor Risk Mitigation Plan reviews by designated contractor
  • Ensure contractors are appropriately managing their injuries and providing adequate follow up to incidents
  • Shepherding and/or participating in contractor-led safety information sharing groups
  • Maintaining and tracking Key Performance Indicators for contractor safety performance
  • Participating in and/or coordinate processes relating to contractor admittance to the refinery (Site Specific)
  • Supporting of refinery planned shutdown and turnaround maintenance activities with particular focus on the safety performance of contractors. This may require work during off-hours and/or weekends during maintenance turnarounds.
  • Be the subject matter expert for the following refinery Policies and Procedures: Contractor Orientation (1-1-9), Contractor Approval and Management (1-3-2) and provide contractor perspective review and input into other key HSE Policies and Procedures.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in Contractor Safety Forum, Contractor Administration Team, and Contractor Safety Steering Committee
  • Oversee the core-contractors monthly scorecard and communicate any updated P&P
  • Coordinate and participate in annual contractor self-assessment process (88 Steps Towards World Class Safety)
  • Participate as needed in regulatory and/or corporate audits regarding Health and Safety, including corporate audits at other P66 sites
  • To provide training for both contractors & refinery employees on the new Electronic Work Permitting via ePass system.




  • Previous experience in professional safety and/or occupational health role in large scale manufacturing or heavy industrial process environment such as petroleum / chemical industry.
  • Recognizes the sensitivities of a diverse workforce and has the capacity for coaching and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated ability to encourage an environment of employee involvement and teamwork.
  • Can quickly transition from one issue/subject to another with minimum notice and perform effectively
  • Approach problems and develop both immediate, as well as long term, system wide solutions which balance risk with business gain.
  • Establishes priorities and develops critical strategies/tasks
  • Self-starting independently directed individual with capacity to achieve results individually and through others.
  • Capacity to focus on the business objectives and develop balanced work plan to achieve department business goals.
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to conduct classroom style training
  • Previous experience in conducting classroom style training of adults.
  • Accepts ownership, delivers on commitments, and gets results
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work with little day to day supervision.
  • Establishes priorities and develops critical strategies and tasks for achieving results
  • Creates and works to maintain an environment which fosters a free flow of information
  • Exhibits, and works to develop in others, a high degree of personal integrity regarding the Company’s core values, with particular emphasis on health, safety and environmental leadership.
  • Attend the CSI meeting on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.
  • Attend the Contractor Safety Steering Committee (CSSC) observation walk every Wednesday at 9:30am.
  • Review & Audit the Short Service Employee (SSE) Program that is in place.
  • Able to coordinate refinery policies with contractors’ policies and conduct a bridge gap analysis.

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Kent Hudson
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