Technical Safety Engineer

  • Listed: July 31, 2019 9:25 pm
  • Company Name: Wood
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website:


Overview / Responsibilities
We are currently looking for an Technical Safety Engineer to be worked on our Dubai Petroleum Energy project in Dubai for 6 months assignment.

The location will be in DPE main office – A desk and IT facilities with access to DPE e-library will be available with potential but occasionally offshore or onshore site visits
The successful candidate will be mainly responsible for the following;

Produce engineering deliverables of Technical Safety discipline required for Project execution.
Assist Project Management to assess risks quantitatively, while making major engineering decisions.
Develop safety engineering philosophies, safety specifications, equipment specifications and monitor contractor/vendor compliance to these.
Propose engineering solutions to safety issues on offshore installations or within engineering design to improve safety.
Deliver the safety studies required to ensure that projects and change proposals carried out for Assets are compliant with DPE requirements and regulatory obligations.
Support Project Engineer to define safety scope of work, philosophies and deliverables requirements for new projects. Evaluate proposals from contactors and vendors when necessary.
Support Contracts and Procurement to hire safety consultants and contractors. Ensure timely delivery by consultants.
Contribute to Project’s Risk Register by identifying major safety risk to Project execution.
Conduct safety assessments like Hazard Identification Studies (‘HAZID’), Hazard and Operability Study (‘HAZOP’), in-house fire and gas radiation and dispersion calculations using DNV Phast and Construction Risk Assessment. Coordinate external specialist consultants’ safety studies such as Quantitative Risk Assessment (‘QRA’), Fire and Explosion Assessment (‘FERA’) and Emergency, Escape and Rescue Assessment (‘EERA’).
Carryout active and passive fire protection assessments including, but not limited to, fire protection philosophies, fire water demand schedules, fire water adequacy checks, hydraulic calculations using PIPENET spray/sprinkler module and fire water system adequacy checks and performance monitoring.

Skills / Qualifications
Experience Profile:
Minimum experience of 8 years in technical/ process safety.
Full understanding of international safety codes and standards and the theory behind them
Full understanding of fire water systems, F&G systems and Safety/ Risk analysis techniques
Pragmatic and self-motivated; able to work under tight deadlines.
Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.
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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