International Paramedic


The Safety Medic is a combined position of a field QHSE Advisor and a Medic. This position reports
directly to the Region HSSE Manager as well as the Project Party Manager. Advises and assists the Party
Manager in planning and managing the HSE aspects of the survey / project. Support and assist the crew
in the sustained implementation and verification of HSE standards and procedures and adherence to these
through training, technical assistance and monitoring. Promote a consistent HSE awareness throughout
the crew and assures robust reporting on HSE activities and events. As well as provide medical services
(competent illness and injury prevention and treatment) and maintenance of the medical equipment and


Description of the essential roles, responsibilities and activities expected to be assumed in this position.

QHSE standards and HSE procedures

  • Develops line management HSE awareness and ensures HSE is an integral part of line management
objectives for the project
  • Organizes and records HSE training for project personnel including subcontractors, and organizes
refresher or update courses
  • Checks that section and “tool box” meetings take place and centralizes reports from these
  • Ensures that HSE information issued by the QHSE Management Team is distributed
  • Ensures that the site documentation is maintained, updated and revised accordingly
  • Ensures that personnel are made aware of changes to key HSE documentation as it occurs
  • Actively participates in briefings and de-briefings of HSE stand-downs, drills, operational activities etc.
  • Acts as a focal point for all crew/survey/project QHSE matters
  • Advises Party Manager on the compliance with the local HSE program and with local, national and
international regulations as well as industry guidelines
  • Participates in liaising with subcontractors, clients and local agencies regarding HSE
  • Supports the crew in managing risk (e.g. TRA’s, MOC, PRA’s)
  • Coach crew in Task Risk Assessments (TRA’s) and assist in the review of Work Instructions
  • Verifies accuracy of applicable planning documents (Project, Crew, Yard, Bridging, etc)
  • Keeps abreast of any new development or policy related to HSE and informs crew management
  • Reports on the progress and monitors action points and ensures they are tracked to closure
  • Advises all crew in the use of Guardian for event and activity reporting
  • Participates in event investigations (HPI’s, significant events, recordable,) *Dependent on skill set may
    co-lead the investigation process
  • Encourages and actively supports the company Behavioral Safety Program
  • Maintains the inspections system
  • Captures all HSE project activity in Guardian
  • Reviews project HSE performance indicators and monitor performance against Objectives
  • Assists the Party Manager / Deputy Party Manager in the crew HSE committee meetings

    Medical Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and administer medical treatment for personnel on all SBGS worksites and SBGS
    contracted vessels, camp locations and worksites
  • Develop and maintain updated vaccination register as per SBGS and/or client requirements based upon
    geography and known regional risk factors
  • Reporting of all injuries/illnesses as per SBGS Event reporting protocol defined in the Event Reporting,
    Notification & Analysis standard
  • Emergency trauma response, Injured Person stabilization and care
  • Coordination of evacuations (in conjunction with defined support/assistance as per the
    crew/survey/project Emergency Response Plan)
  • Testing and reporting of any changes to the Medical Emergency Response Plan (MERP) as needed
  • Be available to travel with Injured Person as required
  • Medical record keeping and clinic administration including initial audit of equipment and medicines
  • Supervision of medical equipment and supplies in cooperation with Chief Mate; also maintain the hospital
    inventory and stock control in accordance with regulatory and SBGS inventory standards and ordering
  • Provide Morbidity Report to Party Manager and Region QHSE Manager at the end of each trip
  • Conduct weekly health & hygiene inspections of onsite catering, accommodation and laundry areas
  • Develop and implement crew/survey/project specific health and fitness campaigns and initiatives


Technical Qualifications:

  • NEBOSH certificate or University Degree (HSE) or past industry experience
  •  Paramedic license/certification or higher (Advanced Life Support Provider); International certifications on
    a case by case basis
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider (Current)
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) provider (Current); Instructor preferred

  • Previous experience in seismic operations and/or maritime environment would be highly desired

Managerial & Behavioral Requirements:
  • Familiar with the various global, federal and state legislation, standards, regulations, etc., on safety
    and environmental responsibilities.
    Communication Skills:
  • Must possess excellent oral communication, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills in a time-sensitive
    work environment
  • Required to speak effectively before groups of Senior Management, clients, subcontractors, and/or
    employees of the organization
  • Complete fluency in the English language

Computer Skills:
  • Excellent computer skills required
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office Programs

Physical/Medical Requirements:
  • Medically fit to work

Language Requirements:
  • English is mandatory verbal and written (Excellent Level)

Travel Requirements:
  • Heavy travel

Other requirements:
  • Valid Passport
  • Training and courses in accordance with requirements for this position.

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