Lead Technical Safety Engineer

Requisition ID
2021-83938
Work Location
AE-Dubai
Department / Discipline
Technical Safety
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Technical Safety Engineer – (TA) to strengthen our team in Dubai.    

  • Technical Assurance (engineering quality assurance and control)
  • Resource management
  • Standardization and replication across the Contract
  • Contributing to the delivery of Engineering excellence through achieving project completion to the project specifications on schedule
  • Being accountable for the quality of Technical Safety deliverables
  • Providing Technical Safety guidance to the team
  • Supporting and supervising task delegation to team
  • Participating in audits and incident investigations as required
  • Executing assigned scopes of work
  • Supporting and supervising task delegation to team
  • Providing discipline expertise to the business
  • Participating in project HAZOP, HAZID, SIL studies, and other safety workshops when required
  • Providing sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline
  • Co-ordinating with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
  • Providing technical support to site as required
  • Manage Technical Safety discipline team
  • Ensure that all project Health, Safety and Environmental policies are complied with
  • Ensure that design meets all Technical Safety requirements and maintains risks to as low as reasonably practicable
  • Participate in audits and incident investigations as required
  • Actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development
  • Self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Technical Safety engineering methodologies, software systems, and design practices as they relate to FEED, Detail Design, Construction, Commissioning, and plant Start-up
  • Expert awareness of international codes and standards
  • Expert knowledge of design deliverables associated with loss prevention scopes
  • Experience of coordinating HAZOP, HAZID, SIL Classification studies
  • Experience of directing Management of Change (MOC) reviews
  • Able to perform Physical Hazard Effects (PHE) modelling as required
  • Able to interrogate and review and perform Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA) as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualification in an engineering discipline is essential
  • Experience of working on concept and FEED project phases
  • Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at a relevant level and position
  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 10 years proven capability in an EPC company
  • Previous experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance would be an advantage
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in Oil and Gas Operator organizations 
  • Prior experience as Technical Authority

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. www.woodplc.com

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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