• Hazard Awareness Course Site Operative

    Location UK-Gilsland, Brampton
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Oil & Gas
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    We are looking for a Hazard Awareness Course Site Operative to support the Hazard Awareness Course Technician at the DNV GL Spadeadam Research and Testing Centre carrying out large scale hazardous testing and a range of hazard awareness courses (HAC).

    The HAC Site Operative’s (HACSO) role will include:

    • Hazard Awareness Course Demonstrations, carrying them out and maintaining the facilities
    • Maintaining site plant and infrastructure.
    • Testing, supporting projects engineers

    Reporting to the HOS Project Enablement the HACSO will eventually be responsible for assisting in operating and maintaining the HAC demonstrations. When available the HACSO will also carry out site maintenance tasks and support test work supervised by the relevant Project Engineer.

    The Key Accountabilities of the role will be:

    • Developing the skills required to be an effective site operative
    • Complete training on machinery including telescopic handlers, HIAB and MEWPS
    • Developing the behaviors that will make the HACSO a valued member of the Spadeadam Team

    Position Qualifications

    • Good verbal communications skills.
    • Good practical skills
    • Flexible attitude to working
    • Training will be provided to not only enhance practical skills and technical knowledge but also in areas such as safety.
    • Highly motivated with a flexible and adaptable approach
    • Good organisational skills – with the capability of developing the ability to plan and prioritise own workload and work on own initiative
    • Ability to work pro-actively in a team environment
    • Plan and execute work with required quality and within agreed schedule

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry. We bring a broader view to complex business and technology risks in global and local markets. Providing a neutral ground for industry cooperation, we create and share knowledge with our customers, setting standards for technology development and implementation. From project initiation to decommissioning, our independent experts enable companies to make the right choices for a safer, smarter and greener future.

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