We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future. Development and Production International (DPI) is responsible for Equinorâ€™s portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments in all countries outside Norway and Brazil. DPI's intent is to build and grow a competitive international portfolio - always safe, high value and low carbon. DPIâ€™s operates across six continents and implements rigorous safety standards, technological innovations and environmental awareness. We have offices in Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Williston, ND, Stamford, CT, Washington D.C., as well as in Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities to contribute to our organization. Job DescriptionThis is a key Safety and Sustainability Unit (SSU) leadership role that actively works with field operations to identify and mitigate health, safety and environmental (HSE) risks. This SSU leadership position is integral in driving cultural change at the field level and working in a manner that is proactive, preventative, and results-oriented. Position is based out of the Williston, ND office and operates under a standard Monday-Friday, non-rotational, schedule. Provide guidance and leadership related to the safety and sustainability requirements in the US Onshore Safe Practices Manual, work requirements, and/or requirements established through an applicable bridging document. Lead and manage Field SSU Representatives. Communicate, clarify, and drive the completion of agreed upon goals and objectives. Drive efforts with the line that develop and embed sustainable processes and best-practices that lead to a reduction of incidents in the field. Engage and communicate with the line organization regarding current and upcoming work activities in the field. Assess the risk of the activity set and utilize the information to coordinate the daily work activities of Field SSU Representatives. Proactively assess potential performance gaps related to regulatory requirements, internal work requirements, safe work practices, behaviors, equipment integrity, etc. and work directly with the line to lead and implement preventative measures to address any identified gaps. Provide leadership and support to the line superintendents and supervisors with practical field deployment, implementation and interpretation of Statoil processes, systems, procedures and/or requirements. Lead, participate, and/or support HSE training activities at the field level. Â Provide leadership and challenge to the line as part of the risk management process. Periodically review the on-site risk assessment process and associated tools to identify and provide improvement opportunities and guidance to the line. Provide incident investigation leadership and guidance to line superintendents and supervisors to assist with root cause analysis (RCA) process to support development of pertinent corrective and preventative actions. Assist the line and on-scene personnel in emergency situations. Actively participate, support, and provide guidance during tactical emergency response efforts. Conduct regular site visits to observe and measure performance in the field with the requirements of the requisite Safety Management System. Serve in a leadership capacity to advise the line and drive potential solutions for observed issues or trends. Proactively assess and identify trends in incident data. Actively engage with line leadership to implement preventative solutions that reduce risk in the field. Lead regulatory self-assessments at field locations and engage with line supervision to embed systematic corrective actions that ensure regulatory compliance. Assist in contractor management in regards to HSE qualifications and onsite checks and reviews. Relocation assistance available. QualificationsBS degree in Safety Engineering, Safety Sciences, Occupational Safety and Health, or other related technical degree Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification preferred but not required At least 5 years of experience supporting safety and regulatory compliance in the oil and gas industry Strong practical knowledge of environmental and safety regulations, standards and best practices. Personal QualitiesAbility to live by "I am safety" expectations Exceptional communication skills and ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization and with confidence, respect and integrity. Ability to analyze information, solve problems, work in a team environment. Ability to prioritize tasks and projects, manage time effectively and function effectively in stressful situations. Proficient skills in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). Ability to drive organizational change. Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and deliver a variety of training topics. We OfferWe offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture. General InformationMake sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point. Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security. An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Equinor is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor â€“ priority referral requested. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.