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Senior Technical Safety Engineer (PSC)

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom


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Job Description

Wood Digital Consulting (DC) is recruiting a Senior Technical 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 Technical Safety Engineer will support the implementation of projects in line with company objectives including continuous improvement of customer satisfaction, schedule, and safety performance.  Candidates must have extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry and deliver the safety studies required to ensure that projects and change proposals carried out by the delivery team for Assets are compliant with project requirements and regulatory obligations.


Day-to-day management of technical safety engineering and arranging support from subcontractors and specialist consultants; liaising with the Wood project commercial section, as necessary
Conduct design reviews, HAZID’s, HAZCON’s, HAZOP’s and ENVID’s
Assisting the production of safety cases and providing regulatory support services to clients
Administer and implement Company, and where applicable, Client/Project policies and procedures
Supervision of discipline personnel
Remain abreast of legislative requirements
Approval, checking and preparation of design/engineering documentation
Support and develop accredited graduate training schemes
Review design documentation as required to ensure designs and operations are consistent with ALARP
Develop and enhance processes and systems for wider use in the discipline
Ensure work is carried out in accordance with relevant Codes, Standards and Procedures
Provide input to cost estimates and execution plans
Ensure delivery of all aspects of discipline design, specification and procurement of the project to cost, schedule and quality criteria
Delivering quality, cost effective and timely engineering services in a demanding environment of change, short interval planning and conflicting priorities
Attend project Kick-off, Engineering, and project progress meetings as the Technical Safety function representative
The provision of technical advice to management as required



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject
Highly experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise
Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation
Highly experienced in use of design and assessment methods used within discipline
Experienced in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
Experienced in estimating man-hours and materials for most aspects of work
Experienced in working with other disciplines and sections to meet delivery dates
Highly experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work
Experienced in design safety / environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for others
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proactive approach
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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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