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HSE Manager

  • Job reference: AE-000445
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an HSE Manager to join the Oil & Gas team in Houston, TX.


For over 40 years the Atkins name has been synonymous with safety in the oil & gas sector. The Houston HSE Group provides process safety and risk consultancy services to a wide range of oil & gas facilities including offshore production and drilling assets, and onshore terminals, refineries, and petrochemical plants. The HSE Group Manager is accountable for the overall performance and well-being of the Houston HSE team, with 3 primary areas of responsibility: business development, technical assurance, and personnel management.


• Maintain and develop client relationships with the major operators and EPC firms that are our core business.
• Secure work opportunities to deliver revenue and achieve team utilization levels in line with defined forecasts and budgets.
• Liaise with other teams in Houston and in the SNC-Lavalin global network to apply safety-in-design principles and provide integrated solutions to clients.
• Lead or oversee delivery of projects to client satisfaction (quality, schedule and budget).
• Review work product prior to client issue to ensure technical quality.
• Manage the team resources to maximize utilization while ensuring projects are allocated employees with the right skills to achieve quality results within schedule.
• Provide leadership, direction and support to the team to ensure the company’s reputation for technical excellence and service delivery is maintained and enhanced.
• Support the professional development and training of all members of the team.
• Maintain a level of personal productivity (hours billable to the client) to support meeting financial targets.
• Ensure the team follows all required company procedures and adheres to SNC-Lavalin’s high standards of integrity.


• Strong technical safety background, with minimum 10 years’ experience in oil & gas.
• Proven business and technical skills to win work and deliver projects.
• Understanding of client needs in the current oil & gas market.
• Competence and experience in the successful bidding, execution and close out of projects.
• Experience managing a small team, with ability to supervise a team of 10+ engineers.
• A co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and clients.
• Self-motivating, with a reliable, consistent and mature approach to work.
• Flexibility in working hours when required.


• Strong persuasive ability, technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees.
• Strong management skills, managing a team of 5+ for 10 years.


• B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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