Our client is currently recruiting for a Technical Safety Engineer to join their Onshore Projects Hub in Darlington, UK. The role is a permanent position suitable for those established process safety practitioners or for an early career engineer with technical safety experience or a chemical engineering background looking to transition into the technical safety discipline.
You will join the technical safety team which provides services to brownfield and greenfield projects across multiple sectors including Oil & Gas, refining, petrochemicals, bulk and fine chemicals and pharma. Services provided cover the whole life cycle, typically from concept to EPC, and operational support.
You will work alongside the engineers and designers from all disciplines to ensure effective safety and environmental practices are observed and risk management processes observed.
This includes providing support under the CDM regulations in the UK.
Duties and Responsibilities:
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
Producing and reviewing specifications, data sheets, schedules, study reports, and design calculations; ensuring that they conform to engineering quality,competence, and project management systems
Attend client meetings and communicate issues with lead engineer as required
Interact with team members in a positive and professional manner at all times
Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement
Participate in audits and incident investigations as required
Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of process safety and environmental engineering methodologies, software systems, and design practices as they relate to FEED, Detail Design, Construction, Commissioning, and plant Start-up
Provision of guidance and support on appropriate safety and environmental engineering
Awareness of international codes and standards
Design deliverables associated with loss prevention scopes
Co-ordinating of formal process safety reviews such as HAZOP, HAZID, SIL Classification studies
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
Degree in Chemical Engineering or a related subject
Relevant work experience, refining and petrochemical experience would be an advantage
Chartered Engineer, or working to-wards
Awareness of process operations and/or brownfield modifications
Awareness of environmental, Physical Hazard Effects (PHE) modelling and QRA is preferred but not essential
Applicants should be able to obtain a UK security clearance