Senior Technical Safety Engineer


Job title: Senior Technical Safety Engineer

Company: Wood Group

Job description: Job Summary

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Technical Safety Engineer to join our team in Dubai, UAE.

  • Executing assigned scopes of work.
  • Supporting and supervising task delegation to team.
  • Providing discipline expertise to the business.
  • Participating in project HAZOP, HAZID, SIL studies, and other safety workshops when required.
  • Providing sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline.
  • Co-ordinating with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up.
  • Providing technical support to site as required.
  • Producing and reviewing specifications, data sheets, schedules, study reports, and design calculations; ensuring that they conform to engineering quality, competence, and project management systems.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Attend client meetings and communicate issues with lead engineer as required.
  • Interact with team members in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Participate in audits and incident investigations as required.
  • Actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development.
  • Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Technical Safety engineering methodologies, software systems, and design practices as they relate to FEED, Detail Design, Construction, Commissioning, and plant Start-up.
  • Thorough awareness of international codes and standards.
  • Experience of design deliverables associated with loss prevention scopes.
  • Experience of coordinating HAZOP, HAZID, SIL Classification studies.
  • Experience of directing Management of Change (MOC) reviews.
  • Able to perform Physical Hazard Effects (PHE) modelling as required.
  • Able to interrogate & review Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA) as required.
  • Deputising for lead engineer where required.
  • Executing assigned personal objectives.
  • Management of third party suppliers in the execution of engineering delivery.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Must be willing to make occasional visits to Iraq.

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSc, BEng or equivalent with extensive relevant experience.
  • Chartered Engineer or recognized equivalent experience.
  • Experience of Concept / FEED project phases.
  • Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at a relevant level and position.
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Minimum of 6 years proven capability in an EPC company.
  • Previous experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage.
  • Competent in knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation.
  • Competent in own discipline to provide support to the business.
  • Demonstrate current knowledge with industry and technology development within discipline.
  • Demonstrate continual professional development.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 14 Dec 2021 01:15:45 GMT

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