Principal Technical Safety Engineer

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1244395

Location Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 10, 2024

Principal Technical Safety Engineer

Key Skills: Technical Safety; Process Safety; Loss Prevention/Risk.
Location: Aberdeen

Contract: 12 month initial Contract
Salary / Package: Inside or Outside IR35 Contract available, excellent hourly rate
Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                Account Manager: Karen Robertson

Our business
As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be able to expand our UK team and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans.

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Technical Safety Engineer to join our team in Aberdeen.  The role will support traditional Oil & Gas project and an LPG project in all technical safety design aspects.

What can we offer you
Fantastic opportunity to work on a key client project, with excellent rates, and hybrid working arrangements available. 

Key Responsibilities and background:
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. 

  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and quantification
  • Review safety engineering requirements for specific projects
  • Development of risk and consequence models for hydrocarbon production and flammable gas processing plants (Offshore and Onshore)
  • Working as part of the Risk & Safety Engineering group to provide advice to Project Engineering personnel & Management on all aspects of risk reduction, mitigation and safety engineering matters
  • Ensuring the provision of technical assurance across the technical safety (DHSE) including loss prevention activities and deliverables on allocated project.
  • Leading and coordinating the activities and deliverables allocated to the location in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Gathering & compiling process safety and environmental information. Preparing Safety Engineering Plans, Philosophies and Basis of Design documents. 
  • Executing Hazard Studies.  Participation in Safety & Design Reviews and Hazard and Operability Studies
  • Proven ability to facilitate variety of Technical Safety Reviews 
  • Recommending where any additional Technical Safety reviews are necessary because of scope change, design development, etc.
  • Ensuring designs meet and can demonstrate ALARP principals have been applied.
  • At the end of each project phase, ensuring that all lists, files reports, etc. are filed correctly, ready for input to the next project phase.

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Chartered or Professional accreditation
  • Proven experience in a Risk & Safety Engineering role demonstrated through previous projects
  • Relevant experience in technical audits, hazard identification, risk assessment, quantification and mitigation techniques
  • Competent report writing & Data Base development skills using MS Office software tools, Word, Excel, Access
  • All round energy industry experience from traditional oil & gas, Offshore hydrocarbon & Onshore hydrocarbon, chemical plant to sustainability project experience (CCUS, H2, etc)

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager, Karen Robertson

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