Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Technical Safety Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry to join our team in Dubai, UAE

  • Providing discipline expertise to the EMIL & ROO Contracts
  • 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
  • Preparation of Loss Prevention / Fire Protection / Fire & Gas Detection Philosophies
  • Able to perform Physical Hazard Effects (PHE) modelling using PHAST (or similar) as required
  • Peromance of Emergency Escape, Evacuation and Rescue Studies
  • Fire Protection and Engineering Design experience including preparation of Fire Water PID's Performance of Fire Water demand calculations, Performance of Fire Water Hydraulic modelling using PIPENET or similar, Performance of Passive Fire Protection studies and drawings, Preparation of Fire and Gas Detection layouts, Safety Equipment layouts, Safety Signage
  • Preparation of Tender Bid Evaluations and assessment of bids for procured fire and safety equipment Participate in vendor meetings
  • Producing and reviewing specifications, data sheets, schedules, study reports, and design calculations; ensuring that they conform to engineering quality, competence, and project management systems
  • Co-ordinating with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
  • 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 internal audits
  • Actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development.
  • Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments
  • Thorough 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
  • Thorough awareness of international codes and standards
  • Able to interrogate and review Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA) as required
  • Deputising for lead engineer where required
  • Management of third party suppliers in the execution of engineering delivery

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or equivalent with extensive relevant experience
  • Chartered Engineer or recognized equivalent experience
  • Must be willing to travel to Iraq
  • Experience of Concept / FEED / Detailed Design project phases
  • Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at a relevant level and position
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 6 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 and on Iraq based projects would be an advantage