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Field Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Specialist (Projects & Contractor Management)

Brisbane, Australia

Support key project support responsibilities within the retail and terminal operations businesses.

Chevron Australia Downstream (CAD) is a subsidiary of the Chevron Corporation, one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. CAD delivers quality fuel products and services across Australia. We operate and supply a network of more than 320 retail locations primarily, as well as an extensive 24-hour diesel-stop network and a fuel card program. We operate three wholly owned product import terminals. Our commercial division is responsible for the establishment, monitoring and delivery of products and services to industries including mining, resources, agriculture, transport, marine and aviation. We offer services such as bulk fuel supply, oils and lubricants, fuel equipment solutions, customized fleet fuel card solutions and expert advice on fuel management and health and safety. More information about Chevron in Australia is available at

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Chevron Australia Downstream is seeking to appoint a Field Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Specialist who will support key project support responsibilities within the retail and terminal operations businesses. Reporting to HSE Lead Australia, this exciting opportunity is based in Brisbane with regular domestic travel. 

Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Contractor OE Management (COAM) Process development and implementation within the Chevron Australia Downstream (CAD) business.

  • Provide project risk management support and safeguard verification activities.

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Operational Excellence (OE) management system processes.

  • Provide HSE expertise and guidance to Contractors, Business Partners, CAD line supervisors and leadership to achieve strong OE-HSE compliance and successful HSE performance outcomes.

  • Provide guidance and coaching on safe work practices, human and organisational performance, risk management including risk assessment and safeguard verification and environmental risk management.

  • Responsible supporting assurance activities, field level emergency management and response activities, contractor qualification and day to day contractor HSE management, internal & external incident / environmental reporting (including regulator interfaces) and delivery of all OE-HSE related training.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong HSE process and system knowledge in core HSE processes such as Incident Investigation and Reporting (IIR), Risk Management, Managing Safe Work, Document Writing and Development, Environmental Management, Contractor Management, Emergency Response, Security, HSE and Dangerous Goods Legislation, Regulator Engagement, Assurance Processes

  • Inductions, Training and Coaching skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to coach, influence and build HSE competency in others.

  • Proven experience and tertiary qualifications that allow the person to speak with authority, competence, and clarity on key HSE processes and practical HSE process field application. 

  • Ability to analyze data and information to make sound decisions and efficient solutions to issues and problems as they arise.

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Science, Process Safety Engineering or HES related discipline is preferred

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a chemical plant or refinery or working as a HSE professional with other major O&G downstream companies

Why join Chevron:

  • Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for more than 60 years

  • Chevron offers career development opportunities to all employees including onboarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and networking groups 

  • Chevron is proudly recognised as an employer of choice, guided by a vision of diversity, inclusion and committed to equal employment opportunity


Diversity & Inclusion

Chevron Australia values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We actively encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, diverse cultures and backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identities, and all age groups to apply. To be a part of our success, apply now.

You must be legally entitled to work in Australia to accept this position and will be required to show proof of employability with a copy of your Australian visa advising of visa details and entitlements or Australian birth certificate. An Australian visa check will be completed on all successful candidates.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Job ID: c4a2d68da3ab20bf31f362778dbee553892670d7fb5b71e671c113aa5b2c2b25
Employment Type: Other