H2S Safety Supervisor

Posted 2 years ago

Role and Responsibilities

The primary role of a field H2S Safety Supervisor is to ensure the crew’s safety while the threat of H2S gas is present or likely to be present. The H2S Safety Supervisor’s main tool is their air trailer, which contains compressed breathing air, and equipment to protect against the gas. Typically, they can expect to work 12 hours per day (though it can be more or less), with up to 24 days between rotations. The H2S Safety Supervisor’s tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Briefing and educating crews on the dangers of working in an H2S environment;
  • Ensure crews have adequate training on breathing air equipment;
  • Setting up and monitoring of gas detection equipment;
  • Being an active participant in site safety meetings;
  • Planning and organizing rescue in the event of an H2S emergency;
  • Testing the environment for the presence of H2S gas;
  • Providing continuous monitoring of crews wearing Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and/or Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus;
  • Working in close proximity of all aspects of the oil and gas industry;
  • Operating company equipment in a safe manner;
  • Following all company Health and Safety Policies.

Character Traits

H2S Safety Supervisors should portray the following traits:

  • Confident;
  • Responsible;
  • Patient;
  • Work well under pressure and remain calm in emergencies;
  • Have good communication skills;
  • Be safety conscious;
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • Be able to “think on his/her feet”.

Physical Traits

An H2S Safety Supervisor must:

  • Maintain a reasonable level of fitness;
  • Be able to stand for extended periods of time and work in adverse weather conditions;
  • Be able to work several consecutive shifts, both day and night shifts;
  • Be able to physically perform a rescue of a worker;
  • Have normal color vision to distinguish color coded safety systems.


  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence & Current (within 3 months), clean Drivers Abstract
  • Current H2S Alive Ticket
  • Current First Aid Ticket
  • Petroleum Safety Training (PST)
  • TDG

This is a safety sensitive position and the candidate must complete and clear a pre-employment drug test.

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