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Senior Process Safety Engineer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Job Objectives

Executing assigned scopes of work
Supporting and supervising task delegation to team
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

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

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
Actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development.
Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Technical Safety engineering methodologies, software systems, and design practices as they relate to FEED, Detail Design, Construction, Commissioning, and plant Start-up
Thorough awareness of international codes and standards
Experience of design deliverables associated with loss prevention scopes
Experience of coordinating HAZOP, HAZID, SIL Classification studies
Experience of directing Management of Change (MOC) reviews
Able to perform Physical Hazard Effects (PHE) modelling as required
Able to interrogate & review Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA) as required
Deputizing for lead engineer where required
Executing assigned personal objectives
Management of third party suppliers in the execution of engineering delivery
Flexible and adaptable
Strong commitment to safety


BSc, BEng or equivalent with extensive relevant experience
Experience of Concept / FEED project phases
Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at a relevant level and position
Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry
Minimum of 6 years proven capability in an EPC company
Previous experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance would be an advantage
Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

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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