Permit to Work Coordinator at a Leading Energy Company

WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Permit to Work Coordinator

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Overall coordination of work permits of all PROJECT sites.
  • Prepare and publish Weekly PTW KPI
  • Ensure that all required complementary permits are fully approved and attached to any work permit.
  • Ensure that all inhibitions and isolations where applicable are referenced and listed, and the spading plan if any attached to the permit.
  • Ensure coordination between PROJECT team, site management and contractors.
  • Participate in risk assessments and pre-job / kick-off meetings as required.
  • Collect and review all work permits prior to the daily work permit meeting with the objective to ensure the compliance with the work permit procedure.
  • Act as HSE Supervisor when required by the HSE Lead
  • Develop and maintain a PTW database and issue Log of permits / Daily work schedule.
  • Ensure that PTW audits are done and the findings from the audits are timely and properly closed out.
  • Advised CSR on interfering or conflicting PTW.
  • Ensure that Project Construction activities are planned (through PTW issuance) and conducted in compliance with the applicable HSE rules and the safe operational working practices.
  • Ensure that SIMOPS constraints are respected.
  • Ensure that all activities are covered by a PTW.
  • Participate in the daily work permit coordination meeting.
  • Revise and issue the PTW log for RSES-D validation at the end of the coordination meeting,
  • Ensure all issued PTW are returned to PTW Office at the end of daily activities.
  • Ensure smooth permit opening session every morning considering operational priorities.
  • Visit working sites to follow-up progress of activities and to track any change in the environment not foreseen during the work permit preparation.
  • Prepare statistics, daily, weekly, monthly: number of PTW requested vs. opened (in total and by trade), number of PTW opened vs. number PTW requested, number of PTW by Type (HWNF, HWNNF, CWP, CSE…), etc.
  • Follow up PTW closure processes (for any reason, works suspended, continuation required, completion…)
  • Make sure that all test, controls, and checks have been done including tour and visual inspection on work area.
  • Candidate will also have a valuable experience in planning and implementation of measures to reduce or eliminate all road transport incidents at site.
  • Candidate to act as Project focal point on all Land transport safety at site. o Candidate to ensure daily land transport safety statistics update
  • Inhibition/isolation removed or change in LTI (Long Term inhibition/Isolation)
  • Permit to work closure part signed by Operating and Performing Authorities
  • PTW and all document to be properly archived (for minimum of 1year)
  • Identify, with the support of the HSE authority, all precaution to be implemented and brief the permit requester about any issue requiring specific attention.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Project HSEQ Manager especially on Land Transport Safety.

HSE Objectives:

  • Familiarize self with TEPNG emergency procedures, conduct assigned responsibilities safely and report any incident, unsafe act, or operation.
  • Ensure all personnel under his/her supervision are well trained and aware of their HSE responsibilities with continuous monitoring.
  • To take care of colleagues’ safety and behaviour without hesitating to intervene as much as necessary.
  • To give his/her own input and making sure the workplace is safe (clean and tidy)
  • To participate actively in anomaly reporting
  • Perform regular checks of the working locations and PTW audits.
  • To fully comply with Security rules about Travelling in Nigeria.
  • To fully comply with office security, health, and safety instructions.
  • To stay vigilant and maintain continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings.
  • To report to Management on any issue they may face or observe and propose ways of improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree at minimum; Mechanical/Chemical/Civil Engineering; Environmental; Geological or Biological or Social Sciences; Occupational Health
  • Professional Experience (number of years):5
  • Experience within project: (number of years): 3


How to Apply
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