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Senior Technical Safety Engineer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Executing assigned scopes of work
Supporting and supervising task delegation to team
Providing discipline expertise to the business
Perform Safety screening of project scopes at initiation
Participating and preparing reports for 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
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 & Loss Prevention 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 working on projects for major operators in the region
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
Must be willing to make occasional visits to Iraq


BSc, BEng or equivalent with relevant experience
Chartered Engineer or recognized equivalent experience preferred
Experience of Concept / FEED / Detail Engineerig project phases
Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at a relevant level and position
Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry
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
Competent in knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation
Competent in own discipline to provide support to the business
Demonstrate current knowledge with industry and technology development within discipline
Demonstrate continual professional development

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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