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  • Job reference: RMS0138539

Senior Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/02/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
•Provide safety engineering services to the Company and advise on requirements to meet UK legislative regime and Company Standards
•Ensure that major hazards are properly assessed, evaluated and managed in accordance with relevant statutory, group and corporate requirements
•Advise relevant departments of requirements to comply with legislation and minimise the potential for damage to the Company’s reputation
•Provide specialist advice in safety engineering matters throughout the Company
•Take a lead role in the technical decision making process relating to Safety Engineering
•Represent TEPUK during interactions with external companies
•Independently develop the specification for specific safety engineering studies
•Provide expert advice to departments and coordinate inputs from various disciplines (medium-sized multidisciplinary jobs)
•Manage the planning process for a complete job, ensuring timescales are met
•Coach, train and support colleagues in specific area of expertise
•Write procedures, specifications and scopes of work relating to safety engineering
•Liaise/ communicate with specialists in external agencies (e.g. HSE)
•Organise, chair or participate in HAZOP, HAZID, Risk Assessment and other reviews in support of the HSE department
•Work with Safety Case coordinator to identify requirement for updates to QRA and/ or the safety case
•Act as proponent engineer for external engineering contracts ensuring that contracts are managed efficiently and cost effectively and that productive and positive relationships with key contractors and suppliers are established and maintained
•Proactively identify issues/ problems to be addressed and by maintaining close contact with operation groups and external professional networks and identify solutions
•Provide technical guidance regarding working practice/ timescale of work carried out for contracted services
•Advise relevant departments of requirements to comply with legislation, corporate and group standards and guidance
•Identify additional resources/ capabilities required providing cost-justification to Head of Safety Engineering
•Perform peer review of job specific deliverables and internal SHE documents
•Represent SE/ENG and provide Safety Engineering input to Modification Assessments
•Review technical studies and reports from other disciplines and comment/make recommendations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering or science based degree
Preferred professional qualification in Safety Engineering
Appropriate experience in Safety Engineering
Is chartered or working towards Chartered status
Developing technical expertise in other areas through internal and external courses and conferences
Thorough knowledge of Corporate Safety standards and procedures
Thorough knowledge of UK Onshore and Offshore major hazards legislation
Thorough knowledge of risk assessment techniques and ability to participate in HAZOP, HAZID, Risk Assessment and other reviews
Offshore UK medical, BOSIET, MIST
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