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Senior HSE Engineer

Salmiya, Hawalli Governorate, Kuwait
August 15, 2018

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Full Name: Mahfoud BABAAMER DJELMAM CV Updated August 15, 2018

Function: HSSE Manager or HSSE Advisor

Highest Education: BSc in Occupational Health & Safety (OSHA based courses)

from National University, San Diego, California, USA


Address: Liberty Residence, Apt. 1303 Street 3, Building 14, Block 6, Salmiya, 20003 Kuwait.

Mobile #: +965-********

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Long HSE experience willing to share it with fresh HSE Staff.

Overall companies' Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental matters improvement.

Inspection and providing remedy solutions to Unsafe Acts and Unsafe Conditions observed at worksites.

Helping companies meet Local and international Health, Safety & Environmental procedures.

Checking at the project site to ensure implementation and adherence of project specific HSE standards by all employees

Working for a dynamic private or governmental company in Kuwait, UAE or KSA where honesty, hard work, and positive attitude would be valued.


2012– APAVE Training Certificate: Training of trainers for certification in Paris, France.

2009 – KBR courses on Permit to work, Confined space entry, Fire prevention, Defensive driver training, Crane & rigging awareness, Excavation safety awareness, Safety with chemicals MSDS.

Jan 1981 to Jan 1984 – Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Occupational Health & Safety from National University, San Diego, Cal., USA.\

Sep 1979 to Dec 1980 – Freshman studies, Environmental Science at San Diego State University, San Diego, Cal., USA.

May 1979 – TOEFL after intensive English at Dexter House, the University of Texas at Austin, Tx USA.

Experience: (Over 25 years):

2016 July to Present. Employer name: Gulf Consult Subhan, Kuwait:

Senior HSE Engineer (Part-Time):

Approved by the Kuwait Ministry of Public Works to replace a Gulf Consult Safety Engineer, on leave, from July 5th to July 19th, 2016, from June 22nd to July 17th, 2017 and currently appointed (from August 24th, 2017 to end of project Sept. 30th, 2017). HSE supervision of the main contractors' and the sub-contractor's activities in the workplace.

Project: Construction of the Ministry of Education Headquarters 12 story building. Hired back by Gulf Consult on Dec. 16th, 2017 at the New Kuwait Airport Terminal 2 project to present time.

2014 April – 2016 February Employer name: SSH International Engineering Consultants W.L.L. Kuwait.

Project HSE Manager (Full time):

The company acts as PMC for the construction of 2 Small boat Harbors by the contractor STFA for the Client (KOC) Kuwait Oil Company. KOC approved me as HSE Manager for project supervision.

Performed HSE monitoring, HSE audit, and consultancy on HSE issues guiding to the sound and safe progress of the project.

Safety is imperative in construction projects, I managed 6 Safety Officers and a qualified HSE Engineer. Incidents were kept at their minimum rate of occurrence, as of continuous HSE awareness training sessions were given to workers and new joiners.

Supervised, and coordinated training programs for staff, which increased proficiency in safe practices and promoted HSE consciousness. Also, I assisted the project team in investigating all incidents and near misses ensuring corrective actions are taken as it relates to the incidents and "lessons learned" are communicated throughout Safety Alerts.

2013 Jul -2014 March Algeria. HSE Advisor (Freelance).

2013 April – 2013 June Employer name: Huawei Tech Investment Co. LTD Kuwait.

HSE Manager (Full time):

HSE advisory of employees and subcontractors on HSE procedures at the warehouse and on the sites. Hazard Awareness of EHS issues related to telecommunication, namely, wearing and proper use of PPE of working at height during the replacement or maintenance of antennas. Ensure compliance with PPE use.

2012 Apr -2013 March Algeria. HSE Advisor (Freelance).

2011 Sep - 2012 March Employer name: Kappa Oil Services Paris, France & Soyo, Angola.

HSE Advisor (Freelance):

HSE Consultancy on Logistics by writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Supply Chain Management and EHS standard to train employees of the gas plant warehouse at the new LNG project in Soyo, Angola.

2009 Oct - 2011 Aug Algeria. HSE Advisor (Freelance).

2009 (April to June) Employer name: Orascom Construction SKIKDA, Algeria.

HSE MANAGER (Full time):

HSE Consultancy: Responsible for the HSE staff. Hazard Awareness for Safety staff and employees of KBR’s Contractor ORASCOM at the refinery facility construction areas, tanks and different workshops of the New LNG Train Project.

2008 (January to July) IBS Oil Services Tripoli & Ras Lanuf, Libya.

Company’s HSE MANAGER (Full time):

Risk assessment, evaluation & direction of the construction of workers’ camp at Ras Lanuf and forthcoming activities. Inspection of new project materials as of the actual HSE regulations. Basic knowledge of The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007.

1987 January – 2007 October Employer name: SONATRACH Inc. Hassi R'mel, Laghouat, Algeria (Full time).


CAREER SUMMARY: HSSE Manager - Safety Engineer 2nd Level - Safety Engineer 1st Level:

Managed 26 Safety Inspectors (Safety Officers) and 4 HSE Engineers for a total of 4000 total employees.

Replaced the head HSSE Manager, when on leave, handling 300 (HSE and Security) Staff).

Responsible for HSSE matters working closely with all project managers and engineers.

Prescribing safety procedures in order to prevent incidents, near misses and security-related matters at new or ongoing projects.

Led an HSE team who achieved emergency shutdowns and restarting Hassi R’mel gas production units for periodical revision and maintenance with zero incident.

Designated as Assistant Director to conduct internal HSE audits/HAZOP/HAZID/JSA of facilities in the Hassi R’mel gas field.

Handled and participated in scenario drills, incident preparedness, and real firefighting.

Assisted the company to implement keys in HSSE/Safety issues, best practices for the HSE Management System and Security Management.

Controlled to liaise with contractors and monitor safety continuously to ensure adherence to environmental protection standards.

As HSE team, we provided:

Accident/incident/driving prevention training & safe behaviors for staff and workers.

Safety training on PPE and Work Hazards for new technicians and operators.

Developed the emergency response plan of Hassi R’mel infrastructures included Tilrhemt Airport as required by

the Civil Fire Department headquarters.

Review Risk Assessment through all onshore facilities during their construction as well as on production (Module units, gas compression stations, and well rigs).

As HSE team, we accomplished zero incident with Bechtel Inc. Safety staff at the GME project on the departure terminal PK 0 ‘In-Salah Gas’ underground pipe project in Hassi R'mel.

Supervised contractor’s activities to ensure proper implementation of safe working practices and care of the environmental cases.

Participated in HSSE meetings, workshops, and seminars in Algeria and abroad.

With JGC, I took part in the construction of gas processing plant, Gas Boosting Stations, LPG/NGL Recovery Revamping I & II.

Being a team, we handled a prevention program which dropped the number of workplace accidents up to 50 % from 1984 to 2005 because of an effective nonstop Safety awareness plan intended for both first-line managers and employees.

In addition, the supervision of a positive defensive driving program for a safer road behavior which reduced significantly traffic incidents among employees.

Additional Information:

Age: 62, Very good health condition. Nationality: Algerian. Language proficiency in French, English, and Arabic.

Home town domicile: PO Box 78 El Atteuf, Ghardaia 47012 M’Zab – ALGERIA.

Two years Military Service: 1985 January to 1986 December at Laghouat Aviation air force base.

Available As soon as possible. Visa state: Residence - Kuwait (18 - Transferable).

Special Documents: Valid passport and driving license (Algerian & Kuwaiti).

NB: First DL obtained in San Diego Cal. USA Nov. 1979.

Computer literate with experience in using MS Office package, outlook, and the internet.

Hobbies: Get along well with other cultures and making friends from other countries.

Other: Good in First Aid, CPR practices, and loss prevention investigation.

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