Technical Safety Engineer

23 Jun 2019
23 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for a Technical Safety Engineer to join our Onshore Projects Hub in Darlngton, UK. The role is a staff position suitable for those established process safety practitioners or for an early career engineer with technical safety experience or a chemical engineering background looking to transition into the technical safety discipline.

You will join the technical safety team which provides services to brownfield and greenfield projects across multiple sectors including Oil & Gas, refining, petrochemicals, bulk and fine chemicals and pharma. Services provided cover the whole life cycle, typically from concept to EPC, and operational support.

You will work alongside the engineers and designers from all disciplines to ensure effective safety and environmental practices are observed and risk management processes observed. This includes providing support under the CDM regulations in the UK.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of process safety and environmental engineering methodologies, software systems, and design practices as they relate to FEED, Detail Design, Construction, Commissioning, and plant Start-up
  • Provision of guidance and support on appropriate safety and environmental engineering
  • Awareness of international codes and standards
  • Design deliverables associated with loss prevention scopes
  • Co-ordinating of formal process safety reviews such as HAZOP, HAZID, SIL Classification studies

Skills / Qualifications
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering or a related subject
  • Relevant work experience, refining and petrochemical experience would be an advantage
  • Chartered Engineer, or working to-wards
  • Awareness of process operations and/or brownfield modifications
  • Awareness of environmental, Physical Hazard Effects (PHE) modelling and QRA is preferred but not essential
  • Applicants should be able to obtain a UK security clearance

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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