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Staff Incident Management & Competency Engineer

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Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Lima, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  APRIL 18, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job Summary

The Incident Investigation & Training/Competency Assurance Advisor works closely with the Corporate SOI&E Incident Management and Data Reporting Departments while stewarding HOIMS Element 8 - Incident Reporting, Recording, Investigation and Learning and HOIMS Element 15 - Assurance, Performance and Improvement throughout the entities. This role also drives other cultural improvement activities.


Core Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the top serious/critical incident investigations for the site.
  • Develop the organizational capacity to conduct thorough, sound incident investigations through -

    • Develop and Deliver investigation training to selected investigators and owners with regular refreshers'

    • Coach & Mentor incident lead investigators and owners during investigations

    • Assist entity management in selecting and reviewing high-potential incident investigations

  • Close identified gaps within incident investigation work process including -

    • Initial communications processes

    • Standardize reporting template

    • Employ Logic and Root Cause methodology, including site usage of selected software packages

    • Share trending and lessons learned.

  • Perform quality assurance of Incident Management processes as per HOIMS Element 15 Requirements and introduce LOD 1 and 2 activities for investigations

    • Sound Investigation review (Investigation Technique, Root Cause Analysis, Documentation, etc.)

    • Work with HSE assistant/investigators/owners to ensure proper usage of HuskySafe

    • Action Development & Management matches cause(s)

    • Ensure incident Learning takes place

  • Work with TOPS representative to ensure similar investigative techniques and quality assurance processes are employed for TOPS investigations

  • Support the entity/senior manager SOI&E in classifying incidents

  • Over time as organizational capabilities increase on incident investigation, responsibilities of this "change agent" will shift to include other topics such as:

    • Introduce enhanced management of change personnel process

    • Assist PSM team in completion of 2nd wave of MAH initiative

    • Support other HOIMS assessment gap closure activities

    • Coach Operational and Supervisory personnel on related safety/PSM topics.

    • Introduction and Sustainment of LOD activities beyond incident management

    • Work with HR and other functions to develop competency matrix for HSE, operational integrity and technical competencies, and support development of competencies for safety critical roles.

    • Lead/Assist on Implementation of new corporate programs, e.g. "Walk the Line"

    • Initiate enhancements to contractor management program.



  • Ability to conduct incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis using a number of different formal methods, including analysis of barrier performance.

  • 5-10 years' experience in process engineering, maintenance management or reliability engineering, or operations management.

  • Comprehensive understanding of regulations, guidelines, codes of practice and industry standards.

  • Comprehensive understanding of health and safety programs for a safe system of work, including safe work practices, job analysis, hazard and risk assessment and control of work processes.

  • Working knowledge of the assessment and control of Human and Organizational Factors, including fatigue management and workplace physical/cognitive demands.

  • Ability to influence others and identify need for change where appropriate. 

  • Ability to present incident information to all levels within the organization.

  • Lead investigator in high-profile incidents in previous role.

  • Passionate and capable to coach and develop skill sets in others.

  • Demonstrated experience as change agent in previous role(s).

  • Knowledge of Incident Command System

  • Comprehensive understanding of regulations, guidelines, codes of practice and industry standards.

  • 5-10 years' related experience in Oil and Gas or Chemical Industry

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.  (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Visio and Project)

  • Tap Root or equivalent root cause analysis software familiarity.

  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with teams.

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.

  • High goals and standards for self with personal commitment to maintaining professional competency through continuing education, training and development.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team and with others outside the formal organization.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build healthy, supportive relationships with co-workers and clients.

  • Use database information, figures and statistics to generate reports, charts, and graphs.

  • Previous experience with enterprise systems (SAP) and/or specialized software (HuskySafe).


Education & Professional Designations

  • Engineering Degree - Mechanical/Chemical or Electrical required
  • Post-Secondary Occupational Health & Safety Certificate or equivalent training is an asset
  • Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Projects designations is required


Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.


Organizational Competencies

  • Drives for Results
  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.