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Technical Safety Engineer - Major Oil Company (Aviation)

  • Job reference: 923673
  • Location: Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 02/05/2019

Role synopsis

Reporting to the Global Engineering and Projects Manager, you will provide professional assurance on Control of Work and Process Safety. As well as providing technical guidance to Performance Units (PUs) and Third Parties ensuring the delivery of safe, reliable and compliant engineering works.

A key responsibility is to be the single point accountable for Control of Work (CoW) and HAZOP; providing assurance that the practices are in line with the expectations of Group practice and implemented across all PUs.

You'll also deliver specific engineering support on the design, construction and commissioning of mechanical systems, aviation fuelling equipment and fixed/mobile storage projects.

A great opportunity to further develop skills in multiple areas of safety, engineering design and project management

Key accountabilities Central Engineering Function

  • Responsible for the upkeep and stewardship of documentation including creation and development of allocated engineering standards on Control of Work, Site Safe Working Practices and HAZOP.
  • Ensure Control of Work process and HAZOP practice meets the Group Objectives and the practices are implemented across the PUs.
  • Develop and deliver training workshops on CoW and HITRA to PU Technical Authorities (TA) and assess individuals' competence.
  • Conduct engineering compliance assessment reviews in Country and/or desk top reviews on CoW and Permit to Work (PtW).
  • Provide assurance and verification of technical practice compliance throughout PUs, including HAZOP implementation. PU Support
  • Lead the CoW TA community to ensure best practice and lessons learnt are freely shared and incorporated proactively on projects and non-routine works.
  • Provide ongoing technical input and engineering support relating to process safety, designs and specification of plant equipment and systems.
  • Assist in the risk assessment and engineering review/approval of modifications via the Management of Change process.
  • Coach and support PU HAZOP Leaders on Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) studies for new projects and revalidation.
  • Lead PHSSER studies at different stages of the capital value projects, contribute to and/or lead incident investigations, Project Design review, Environmental impact assessment, Risk Assessment and MOCs. Project Governance
  • Manage multi-disciplined smaller projects through from conception to hand-over to the operator, including: liaising with airport authorities, feasibility studies, project budget and cost control, project planning and reporting, site surveys and environmental impact assessments, design, procurement, contractor selection and tendering, site supervision (incl. permit to work oversight, commissioning and operator training).
  • Responsibilities include liaising with airport authorities or regulatory bodies, 3rd party operations and maintenance personnel, inspection consultants and other engineering disciplines and specialists.

Essential education

Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering related discipline

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Significant experience in relevant process design and project engineering experience.
  • Highly focussed attention to Construction HSE.
  • Ability to work with and influence multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams, including contractors, JV partners, engineering and management contacts.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, whilst ensuring standards are not compromised.
  • Strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • Project / Construction management experience.
  • Chartered Engineer desirable.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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