Safety Coach Drilling


On behalf of a client we are seeking a Safety Coach Drilling 
Duration: 01.04.2023 - 31.12.2024
Location: Offshore

Positions that implies main responsibility of planning, coordinate, advise and control the performance of tasks related to operational barrier elements that may directly result into an escalation towards one or several DSHA if carried out in an incorrectly manner.


Bachelor degree or Cand. Mag (180-240 ECTS) i Reservoir & Petroleum Engineering


6- 9 years

Personal qualities:

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Be familiar with the Safety Management system implemented offshore; procedures, work instructions, manuals etc.
  • Reports to the clients QHSE Dept. onshore professionally, and offshore company representative
  • Particiapte in SJAs, toolbox talks, work permits and daily meetings
  • Act as a coach to ensure compliance to of drilling contractor’s Safety Management System and full compliance with Norwegian health, safety & environment requirements
  • Assess any need of further safety related training for the crew and actively perform training required to maintain a good safety level onboard.
  • Ensure execution of offshore verification plan to ensure the operators “See to duty” responsibilities   
  • Ensure compliance with all established HSE reporting procedures and routines
  • Perform timely and correct HSE reporting to both onshore and offshore organization
  • Actively promote Safety Campaigns, for example Potential Dropped Objects, Housekeeping, External Environment campaigns, Waste handling, etc.
  • Follow-up and support implementation of the yearly “HSE Program” for the rig
  • Facilitate and participate in working environment mappings carried out onboard
  • Ensure procedure for reporting and follow-up of accidents, near-misses and hazardous conditions is followed, including reporting in Synergi.
  • Actively participate to Investigations of Undesirable Events and ensure that a good quality report is issued on behalf of operator.
  • Actively participate to inspections (internal/external) related to Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Working Environment
  • Ensure drilling contractors procedure for Obtaining Work Permit is followed. Perform regular spot checks on work requiring work permit.
  • Ensure procedure for SJA’s is followed. Encourage use of Risk Assessment and participate to SJA’s as far as possible.

Contact information

Runar Thorsen
Manager Resources
T: +47 918 56 733


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