Senior Principal Technical Safety Engineer

06 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Technical Safety Engineer to work in our Staines office. We are currently looking for an Engineer to provide a focal point to the design input of the overall project design team Planning, scheduling, and execution of discipline activities and deliverables, including manhour estimating when requested.
  • Managing discipline work to the required schedule and manhour allocation, including requesting personnel as identified by the plan, and day-to-day supervision of sub-discipline personnel on the project. This includes approval of timesheets, holiday approval and overtime approval where delegated
  • Reviewing the Basis of Design (BOD) and the Project Execution Plan (PEP)
  • Acting as discipline approver (& originator where necessary) for all Technical Safety deliverables (e.g. philosophies,
  • calculations, studies, reports, specifications, datasheets, drawings, etc) whilst following all applicable operational procedures
  • Coordinating with all disciplines as necessary in the preparation and development of the deliverables and ensuring that other disciplines' input is incorporated
  • Ensure compliance with relevant specifications as well as applicable national/ international regulations, codes and standards
  • Liaison with and reporting to Project Management and Client including reporting on work status / problem areas / needs
  • Responsible for the review and approval of vendor drawings as applicable to the discipline
  • Ensures Purchasing and Estimating Departments have technical information for obtaining costs and availability of Technical Safety equipment and materials
  • Ensures quality assurance checks are performed on the project in accordance with Project, Company and/or departmental requirements
  • Supervision and responsibility for assuring that assigned engineering and technical personnel are receiving adequate review of their work progress to ensure quality levels are maintained
  • Responsible for implementing HSE policy and safety procedures as they relate to the Technical Safety Department

Skills / Qualifications
  • Must have experience in Oil & Gas/Refinery/Petrochemical Industry
  • UK Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject
  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer and member of an appropriate engineering institution
  • Working knowledge across all Technical Safety sub-disciplines (i.e. Process Safety, Fire Protection, Environmental and
    Human Factors) with strong understanding in one or more
  • Awareness of 2D drafting and 3D CAD modelling processes
  • Familiar with software pertaining to the discipline (e.g. PHAST, Pipenet, PHA-Pro, etc)

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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