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Principal Technical Safety Engineer

  • Aberdeen, Scotland, GB
  • July 22, 2022
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Energy Resourcing is currently recruiting on behalf their internal partner looking for a Principal Technical Safety Engineer to join the Aberdeen project team on a PAYE or Staff basis.

This role will offer remote working, with some visits to the Aberdeen office required.

Role Overview

  • Provision of technical assurance across the technical safety and loss prevention activities and deliverables on this project as detailed in the MDR.
  • Leading and coordinating the activities and deliverables allocated to the location in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Create CTRs, manage discipline budget for the project and highlight project changes.
  • Checking and approval of discipline deliverables.
  • Awareness of and ensuring compliance with key UK Health and Safety Legislation
  • Preparation and managing implementation of project Hazard Management Plan, Safety Engineering Plan and Basis of Design
  • Oversee and participate in Technical Safety Reviews such as Inherent Safety, HAZID, HAZOP, Cause and Effects, LOPA, Layout Reviews, Human Factors Engineering, Alarm Prioritisation, etc.
  • Provide the Technical Safety Engineering input to relevant functional safety lifecycle phases in line with IEC61511.
  • Manage 3rd party consultants, interpret outputs, summarise findings and implement recommendations from specialist Technical Safety studies including F&G mapping, CFD Explosion Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Firewater Hydraulic Assessments, etc.
  • Ensure correct specification of blast and fire loads for critical equipment based on consequence modelling studies.
  • Develop and manage implementation of safety design philosophies (EER, Fire Protection and F&G Detection).
  • Identify, and manage impacts to Safety and Environmental Critical Elements and Performance Standards
  • Perform/manage consequence modelling studies as required by the project.
  • Recommend where any additional Technical Safety reviews are necessary because of scope change, design development, etc.
  • At the end of each project phase, ensure that all lists, files reports, etc. are filed correctly, ready for input to the next project phase.
  • To act as the Technical Safety SME on the project work package, supporting the project management and engineering disciplines with design HSE concerns and queries.
  • Oversee/supervise junior engineers and manage overall team productivity.
  • Project planning, progress reporting and ensuring discipline deliverables are issued as planned.
  • To support other Worley offices with requests for Technical Safety assistance on an Ad-Hoc basis.
  • To support Client requests for discrete Technical Safety activities, e.g., HAZOP Chair.

Role Requirements

  • Chemical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in Technical Safety is essential
  • Chartered Engineer and member of a recognised institute
  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Experience in petrochemicals, refining, oil and gas desirable.
  • Must possess TUV FS Engineer certificate.
  • Proven track record for Leading a team of Safety Engineers
  • HAZOP/HAZID Chair/Participation Experience
  • Experience in software commonly used by the discipline (Phast, exSILentia, Pipenet, Flaresim, Reliability Workbench, etc.)
  • Good soft skills as Client facing position

Other Requirements

  • MSc in Process Safety and Loss Prevention or Safety and Reliability Engineering
  • EPCm experience
  • Ability to travel
  • Good communication and team working skills
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