HSE Officer

Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Limited (PLIPDECO)

Trinidad and Tobago


Sep 8

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The HSE Officer administers the Corporation’s HSE policies, procedures and programmes. Implements appropriate safety controls to ensure the Corporation’s goal of an accident / incident free environment and ensuring regulatory compliance is met for its employees and users.


  • Ensures that all worksites are complaint with the Corporation’s HSE procedures and national and international standards where applicable.
  • Conducts and reports on all operational Health Safety and Environment Surveillances.
  • Responsible for reporting on and tracking of Accidents/ Incidents within the Corporation.
  • Conducts in depth Accident / Incident investigations, identifies appropriate corrective action and verifies such recommendations have been implemented.
  • Plans and conducts Health Safety and Environment Audits and prepares operational reviews.
  • Assists in the planning, implementation and participation in the Corporation’s Emergency Response Plans, Drills and Community Awareness strategies.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and delivery of Health Safety and Environment Training as and when required.
  • Assists with ensuring that staff are kept abreast of the Corporation’s Health, Safety and Environment policies, procedures and programmes through on-going communication.
  • Provision of efficient and immediate care and transport of ill and injured persons to medical institutions.
  • Maintains where required HSE records and documentation in keeping with the Corporation’s records management strategy.
  • Reviews where required specifications for safety equipment ensuring proper features are present and items conform to required health and safety standards.
  • Monitors the use of safety equipment to ensure compliance.
  • Evaluates situations where workers have refused to work on the grounds that danger or potential harm exists and makes a determination in such instances.
  • Conducts routine inspections of fire suppression systems or portable fire systems to ensure they are in good working order.
  • Trains workers in the proper use of safety protection devices ensuring such training is appropriately documented.
  • Provides HSE support to the Line and Operations.

Performs other related duties that may be assigned by Management.

The above Essential Duties are not intended as a complete listing of duties.



  • Undergraduate Degree in Natural or Environmental Science with emphasis on Health Safety and Environment or Undergraduate Degree in Occupational Health and Safety


  • A minimum of two (2) years post qualifications experience in the field of Environmental or Safety Management.

Certification and Licences:

  • EMT Certification will be an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s Permit
  • Current Defensive Driving Certificate will be an asset.
  • Certificate of Character dated within the last six (6) months.

Required Testing:

The successful candidate will be required to undergo the following:

  • A full Medical Examination (inclusive of substance testing) to establish fitness for the position.
  • Maybe required to undergo a Psychometric Assessment.
  • Practical Assessment may also be required. 


  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.


  • Report Writing, Communication and Interpersonal, Active Listening, Strong presentation skills, time and resource management. Problem solving skills, team building, analytical, critical thinking, judgement and decision-making skills, monitoring skills.


  • Selective Attention, far and near vision, oral and written communication.

Candidates must display the following qualities:

  • High level of adaptability with a willingness to learn within the industry.
  • High level of integrity with the ability to exercise an appropriate level of judgement and maturity to handle confidential matters.
  • Proactive and energetic in the work situation, seeking to get things done and at the same time deal with a variety of tasks.

Applications must include the names of three (3) references, two (2) of which must be work-related.

  • Interested applicants should send their detailed resume to: ------

Please note only suitable applications will be acknowledged.

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Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Limited (PLIPDECO)

Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Limited (PLIPDECO) is a public company owned 51% by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and 49% ...