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Senior/Principal Safety Engineer

  • Aberdeen, Scotland, GB
  • April 18, 2023
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Energy Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Senior/Principal Safety Engineer to join their client's Aberdeen project delivery team permanently. This role offers a flexible hybrid working model with some time working in the Aberdeen office.

Our client is rapidly expanding their capabilities within the low-carbon and Energy Transition sectors. The project delivery team will bring experience and track record from a range of industry sectors to ensure similar standards are maintained as we assist our clients, partners, and projects in transitioning to a more sustainable world.

Responsible for ensuring that the Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) aspects of the design within the project scope are maintained to the relevant acceptable standards and comply with applicable legislation.

In addition, execute and monitor Safety Engineering activities which typically will entail:

  • Provision of technical assurance across the technical safety and loss prevention activities and deliverables on this project as detailed in this job description.
  • Leading and coordinating the activities and deliverables allocated to the location by the project schedule.
  • Gathering & compiling process safety and environmental information.
  • Preparation of a Safety Engineering Plan and Basis of Design
  • Execution of Hazard Studies
  • Undertaking Technical Safety Reviews such as Human factors, Hazardous Area Classification, Inherent Safety, Alarm Prioritisation, etc.
  • Recommend where any additional Technical Safety reviews are necessary because of scope change, design development, etc.
  • Check that all required Technical Safety Reviews are completed.
  • At the end of each project phase, ensure that all lists, files reports, etc. are filed correctly, and ready for input to the next project phase.
  • Act as the Technical Safety SME on the project work package, supporting the Lead Safety Engineer, project management, and engineering disciplines with design HSE concerns and queries.
  • To support other client 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.

In summary, the Principal / Lead Technical Safety Engineer, as part of the UK Safety Engineering discipline, ensures that the design is by the applicable standards and legislation.

  • Chemical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in technical safety is essential.
  • Experience working in a similar role.
  • Experience in petrochemicals, refining, oil, and gas desirable.
  • FEED and PMC experience is desirable.
  • Experience in performing consequence modelling using proprietary software i.e. PHAST.
  • Experience in working on chemical plant design projects.
  • HAZOP/HAZID Chair/Scribing Experience.
  • QRA Experience.

Other Requirements

  • Right to work in the UK is essential.

  • Ability to travel.

  • Good communication and team working skills.

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