Functional Safety Engineer

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Work Location
Department / Discipline
Automation & Controls Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Functional Safety Engineer with relevant experience in the Automation sector. Working with a variety of disciplines in the automation engineering team across a variety of projects to provide a robust process to ensure our compliance with relevant machinery safety legislation. This will require involvement at all stages of the process from design through to commissioning.


Responsibilities include:


  • Create, update and roll out safety processes to staff.
  • Monitor Functional Safety Designs and design process across the various disciplines and projects within the business.
  • Monitor adherence to the Safety process.
  • Create Schedule and log procedure of safety audits and performance.
  • Working with engineers, maintain working documents such as considerations manual, checklists etc.
  • Be available for specific engineering problems from a safety perspective.
  • Be available to interface with customers to clearly define our expectations and requirements regarding data/info received.
  • Report on safety training requirements and administer the same.
  • Keep abreast of safety standards and roll out impact on the business.
  • Involved and offer guidance on establishing our test procedures and develop test standards.

Skills / Qualifications

Relevant Safety qualifications such as TUV certified preferred. Demonstrable experience in a Functional Safety role in Automation or Control Systems environments is required. Proficient witrh EN60204,BS EN13849 1&2, BS EN 62061 and BS EN 61508. 

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 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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