Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for Senior Design Safety Engineer to work on the engineering and process design services in al-Khobar offices in Saudi Arabia. This is a full-time position and we are looking for someone that has good experience across all features of Design HSE, but especially risk assessment, engineering design reviews and HAZOPs. This role will be working across a number of projects that run across the full scope of project delivery

  • Preparing and executing process safety activities and deliverables including HSE Philosophies, HSE Plans, consequence modelling, HAZOP, HAZID and SIL
  • Writing Health and Safety Plans and Philosophies
  • Reviewing project documentation
  • Conducting safety studies and risk assessments both qualitative and quantitative
  • Conducting process safety reviews and audits
  • Participating in HAZOP, HAZIDs and SIL reviews, sometimes as Chairman
  • Overseeing all process safety issues and deliverables primarily during the FEED and the detailed design phases of projects
  • Meeting project deadlines and milestones for deliverables
  • Liaising with project management and client
  • Interpret process safety related legislation and standards
  • Conduct technical work within budgetary and time constraints

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in the process industries with at least eight years in Process Safety or design safety engineering
  • Strong knowledge of Safety Studies and participation in various safety and design reviews
  • Willingness to participate in HAZOPs as Chairman or scribe, as necessary.
  • Prepared to undergo substantial personal development in design HSE.
  • Experience of Engineering execution, review and approval of technical specifications, design and engineering documents and procedures
  • Clear understanding of project specifications and knowledge of applicable HSE codes and practices
  • Good knowledge in International Standards, and extensive experience in Engineering
  • Well-developed interpersonal organizational, analytical, team and skills
  • Ability to persuade and influence in a positive manner
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English