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Senior Safety Engineer

  • Job reference: 928011
  • Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, HS & E
  • Date posted: 05/11/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Safety Engineer, based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.

Responsibilities will include:
Provide technical safety / safety engineering expertise, advice, support and technical challenge to Operations, Projects, Well Engineering, New Development and Business Development to ensure compliance with relevant regulations, industry good practice and company specific criteria (corporate/group standards & guidance).
Support Safety Engineering Leader (Technical Authority) in maintaining key documentation (e.g. Performance standards, procedures, studies, drawings etc.) and in responding to internal / external safety engineering queries.
Provide temporary cover for Asset Lead Safety & Integrity Engineer, including:
Organise, facilitate or participate in Operational Risk Assessments (ORAs), HAZOP, HAZID, and other safety engineering reviews including preparation of reports/technical notes for same.
Provide advice to ensure relevant safety engineering statutory reporting requirements are carried out.
Support in the updates to formal risk assessments, QRAs and Safety Cases / COMAH Reports and other relevant statutory documentation.
Represent safety engineering discipline in modification reviews.
Responsible for writing related procedures, memos, specifications, studies and technical reports related to safety engineering and for performing peer review on such deliverables / internal HSE documents.

Qualifications / Experience
Relevant and appropriate major accident risk industry experience, significant experience (oil and gas / chemical / nuclear, etc.)
Educated to degree level in a scientific discipline and preferably hold or working towards a Master's degree in an engineering discipline
Is a Chartered Engineer or equivalent or working towards chartership
Demonstrate comprehensive safety engineering related knowledge of current and emerging UK and EU regulatory requirements and oil and gas industry trends
Thorough knowledge of risk assessment techniques and experience

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 928011


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