Harley Marine Services

Regional HSSQE Advisor - HMNY

Job Location US-NJ-Elizabeth
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2018 10:22 AM)
Harley Marine New York
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status


The Regional Health Safety Security Quality and Environmental (HSSQE) Advisor is responsible for ensuring compliance of and providing support to HMS Health, Safety, Security, Quality, and Environmental Programs.  



  • Ensure that all marine operations are conducted with due regard to the Health, Safety, Security of personnel, and Quality and Environmental programs are maintained.
  • Monitor all marine activities and operations related to HSSQE matters.
  • Ensure all activities are conducted to ensure implementation and adherence to the requirements of the Safety Management System.
  • Liaise with company personnel regarding HSSQE issues.
  • Perform safety inspections and visits aboard vessels and regional facilities.
  • Assist in conducting ISM Audits onboard Company equipment and facilities.
  • Assist Regional Operations in HSSQE new hire orientations
  • Assist in coordinating and executing Company training seminars, safety meetings and drills.
  • Assist in maintaining regional compliance with all Local, State and Federal Regulations.
  • Advise vessel crews and field staff on all HSSQE related matters and areas for improvement.
  • Advise the HMS Safety Team on HSSQE related items and areas for improvement.
  • Assist in new project development as requested.
  • Perform incident investigations.
  • Assist in management of Company safety program.
  • Promote accident & spill free operations in the workforce.
  • Serve as a member of the Regional Emergency Response team and respond to Company reported incidents according to Company policy.
  • Support the Director of Safety on regional incident investigations.
  • Research regulatory information.
  • Assist in the training and professional skill and safety development of marine personnel.
  • Help improve the safety record of vessels and crews.
  • Assist in the development of Company operating procedures.
  • Support regional TMSA activities.
  • Support regional external audits
  • Support SIRE Program as necessary.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Vice President and Director HSSQE as well as those assigned by the regional administrator.


  • Experience in the maritime industry
  • Familiarity with tug and barge/oil transportation industry.
  • Trained in Incident Investigations: To be obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Trained in ISM Auditing: Including ISO 9001, 14001 and OH&S 18001: To be obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Ability to deal with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to obtain TWIC.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over telephone.
  • Knowledge of tank barge operations, ship operations, and terminal/refinery operations preferred.
  • Valid State driver’s license

Job Condition and Environment

  • Required to board tugs, barges, and ships, at dock or at anchor in all weather conditions and at all hours.
  • Must be physically fit enough to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items, climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must be able to pass required pre-employment company physical.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • 24hour and 7day a week availability for emergency calls on a designated call schedule.

Company Overview

Harley Marine Services, Inc. is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. Harley Marine operates on the United States West Coast (including Alaska), New York Harbor, the U.S. Gulf Coast and the Mississippi River System. Services provided include the transportation and storage of petroleum products, tanker escort, ship assist, the transportation of general cargo and rescue towing. Harley Marine is the parent company of eight businesses specializing in marine services and a bulk liquids terminal business. Harley Marine provides accounting, administrative, human resources, quality, safety and environmental services, as well as operational oversight to the subsidiary companies.

Harley Marine Services offers competitive benefit and compensation packages. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing and background checks are required for all employees.


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