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Senior Functional Safety Engineer (PSC)

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom


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Job Description

Wood Digital Consulting (DC) is recruiting for a Senior Functional Safety Engineer to support our UK projects.
This 4 year project forms part of a 5 year client contract with a potential and likely 3 year extension.
The role is intended as home based with the option to work from any Wood office in the UK if preferred, mobility and travel to customer sites and face to face meetings with colleagues will be expected as required.
Must be able to pass HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.
Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.
The Functional Safety Engineer will provide technical and functional responsibility for Functional Safety project execution.


Acts as the authority role in project definition, development, and execution
Assists project teams during system design and implementation
Coordinate with other disciplines in the preparation and development of the deliverables and ensure that other disciplines’ input is incorporated
Develop the Safety Requirements Specification (SRS), Emergency Depressurization & blowdown specifications, SIL validation procedures and Fire & Gas specification in accordance with project, Wood and standards including IEC61508/11 and client requirements
Further develop the Functional Safety Management Plan (FSMP) and project philosophy documents
Ensure compliance with Functional Safety specifications as well as applicable code requirements and national / international standards
Carrying out verification reviews as per Project standards
Support deployment of Functional Safety life cycle plan
Assist in producing Monthly Technical Progress Reports
Assist in controlling of labour hours for Functional Safety activities
Customer focal point, ensuring client satisfaction / requirements are addressed or met
Supports project evaluation (Technical KPIs or similar)


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent applicable demonstratable experience
Chartered Engineer and member of appropriate engineering institution ideal
Good experience of EPC / MAC, plant operations experience in Process Engineering or Automation & Control Systems within the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore or infrastructure industries
TUV FS Engineer certificate
Experience in Brownfield upgrades / replacement automation and control projects
Compressor Station / Metering experience is advantageous
Maintain familiarity with latest industry developments and predict the impact on company activities
Commercially aware
Strong communication skills, enthusiasm, and diplomacy
Inquisitive, well organised and have a keen eye for detail
Able to operate in an integrated team environment supporting others with a desire and ability to build trust and respect throughout the team

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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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