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Safety Officer Project

Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
September 30, 2019

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Achilike Chinedu Nnadozie

#* *********** ******, ********, ***** Lines Junction, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Contact number: 080********, 080********.




Seasoned HSE professional with core competences in risk reduction and promotion of standard internationally best practices in occupational health, safety and environmental management system.


Aril Technologies Limited 14th January, 2019 Present

HSE Lead, Ovade-Ogharefe, Delta State, Nigeria (Pan Ocean Oil and Gas/Fode Project).

Project: LPG/Propane storage and dispensing terminal

Carrying out risk assessment.

Working with valid PTW and complimentary documents/drawings

Verifying all isolation and applying LOTO procedure

Liaising with client project HSE and operations department on safe systems of work.

Ensuring effective management of interface and management of work interface to minimize risk exposure.

Computing project HSE statistics and milestone

Sustaining site orderliness and good housekeeping

Investigating accident, near misses and writing report, and advising project management on ways to mitigate future occurrence.

Organizing weekly and monthly HSE meeting

Ensuring compliance with set regulations in conformity with project and industry laid down legislations.

Enforcement of work procedures in compliance with safe systems of work.

Identification, assessment, evaluation, elimination and control.

Enforcing of adherence to company HSE policies and targets towards achievement of goal zero on accidents.

Carrying out safety awareness campaign through sharing of learning from incidents (LFI) on similar activities which occurred at sight or from other projects.

Conducting gas test/monitoring of hydrocarbon enriched plant

Sustaining work site orderliness and good housekeeping.

Assessing tools and equipment and ensuring they are intrinsically safe for use within hazardous are, based on classification

Organizing and conducting training and site inductions for new employees, site visitors, and project management, etc.

Organising and conducting HSE drill to evaluate emergency response readiness in case of fire, Medevac and environmental situation.

Carrying out routine site inspection/audit.

Strictly enforcing compliance with alcohol and drug policy

Reviewing HSE policies in consideration with project delivery, and creating action plan to meet with set objectives and goal.

Advising top management on accident mitigation strategies based on leading and lagging indicators.

Interface with client project HSE management on hazardous and high risk activities through JHA preparation, review and analysing steps towards hazard control and elimination.

Evaluating risks and assigning matrix in line with project expansion and hazard exposure.

Ensuring matrix of permitted operations is strictly evaluated during tasks in SIMOPs areas/zones.

Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited 14th January 2017- August 2018

Safety Officer: Commissioning.

Project: Southern Swamp Associated Gas Solution

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria

Oversaw smooth and flawless flow on process plant HSE management system towards commissioning of associated gas solution.

Coordinated application, documentation, obtaining and execution of permit-to-work on daily execution of commissioning field tasks.

Assisted commissioning operational test procedure risk assessment, leak test, hazard identification, elimination and control strategies on alignment checks, black start, maintenance, lube oil flushing, etc.

Ensured company and third party equipment thorough examination, personnel training and integrity checks are followed and set objectives and goal are attained

Conducted gas test and continuous monitoring and maintained minimal risks.

HSE supervision of respective project sites at Tunu flow station, Ogbotobo, Benisede, Opukushi, and Tunu are in line with safe design.

Supervised HSE execution of project construction deliverables, enforcing vendor recommended work procedures were strictly complied with and safety of personnel enforced as per project requirement, and in line with regulations.

Monitored respective work zones in recognition of hazardous area classification, and project asset location, and recommended work procedure review, based on dynamic risk assessment and safe systems of work.

Sent daily, weekly and monthly HSE report to HSE manager

Project activities included:

leak test, operational Test Procedure (OTP) on crude/gas metering skid, heat medium exchanger, AG booster compressors, AG/Export gas compressors, NAG compressors, knock out drum, corrosion inhibitors, instrument air package, closed/open drain system, low/high pressure fuel gas packages, gas turbine generators, emergency diesel generator, oxygen scavenger/biocide packages, flare system (including flare ignition panel), flare header, condensate flash gas compressors, etc.

Also, Close and strict HSE supervision of commissioning of central control building (CCB), electrical substation (Switch-gear room, battery room, cellar deck). Electrical wiring/energizing of switch-gear room with PDP/AC/DC LV/HV (voltages) to panels, battery charging, cellar deck termination and energizing, hot work activities on HVAC system, etc. Installation and energizing of transformers (including Step-up), planning, assessing/evaluation and population of CCB and ESR with safety signs and equipment, installation and energizing of gas plant lighting. Instrument calibration, camera system configuration, and calibration, Paga system installation and calibration, etc. Lock Out/ Tag out procedures during commissioning operations, etc.

Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited 14th June 2011-December 2015

Safety Officer: Pipeline, Pre-commissioning and commissioning

Project: Northern option pipeline project

Total Exploration and Production Project.

Conducted HSE drill (Medevac, fire and environmental spill)

Equipment inspection (visual and checklist).

HSE supervision of field operations: welding procedure qualification (PQR), project line pipe welding of 24” pipes, horizontal directional drilling (HDD), coffer dam for line pipe tie-in (Imo River), hook-up of gas condensate line at SPDC flow station at IMO River 3, trenching & lowering of 24” welded line pipes, auger trust-boring ( road crossing.),hydro test, civil works, grit blasting and coating, confined space welding/tie-in, construction of fire water tank, work at height (scaffold platform, motorized elevation work platform, etc).Participating in rescue at height (rope access), gas test, electrical wiring/installation, excavation/earthmoving operations.

Strict supervision of lifting operation, manual and mechanical (including lifting plan requirement).

Daily construction site/facilities/ inspection.

Strict supervision of non destructive test/radiation (x-ray) test.

Accident/ Incident investigating/ reporting.

Enforcement of HSE regulations in compliance with legislation as per welfare and safe working environment provisions.

Coordinated worksite Permit-to-Work (PTW) and complimentary document/drawing).

HSE supervision of assembling, installation /erection of gas plant flares system (120 metres high presently the tallest gas flares system in Nigeria).

Supervision of installation, and completion of gas plant process system.

Interfacing with Total HSE department on PTW approval for daily activities at the Right of Way (ROW), and Rumuji/Owaza Plant nodes.

Writing HSE meeting minute


Total Exploration and Production Nigeria - NINI Club Emperor 2014

(Best unsafe act/condition reporting in the entire project.

Admo Technologies Limited Feb, 2007-November 2009

Safety Officer: Fabrication Yard

Daily inspection of facilities at work site

Verified and validated permit-to-work.

Reviewed and analyzed job hazard (JHA)

Safety enforcement/ implementation.

Reported unsafe act/condition, near-miss, and accident.

Routine close out of unsafe act/conditions.

Organizing weekly safety meeting, daily toolbox meeting and pre-job for non routine activities.

Reporting daily HSE performance.


Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON)

HSE Competence certificates 1, 2 and 3 2010-2011

HSE Advanced 2011

Environmental/waste management. 2011

JC International certificate – manual handling technique 2012

Sikker International – Rescue at height (Using rope access) 2013

OSHA Professional certificate. 2013


HAZOP, HAZID, permit-to-work, risk assessment, accident and incident investigation and reporting, HSE management system, hazard control strategies, drill, inspection and audit,

process safety, construction safety, gas plant, pipeline, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning, gas testing, SIMOPs, JHA, procedure (work method statement), emergency rescue (rope access), HSE minutes/report, etc.

Hobbies: Reading, writing, soccer, scrabble, chess.


Federal University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. 1997-2000

B.Sc (Sociology & Anthropology).

Comprehensive Secondary School, Egbu, Owerri, 1984-1990

Imo State (Senior Secondary School Certificate).

National Youth Service Corps 2002-2003


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