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Technical Safety Engineer

Ref no. BHN558744
Location Basingstoke, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

We are looking for a Technical Safety Engineer to provide technical and organisational input to safety system engineering activities on a wide range of project phases.

Key skills required for this role

Technical Safety Engineer


Technical Safety Engineer

Job description


Provide technical and organisational input to safety system engineering activities on a wide range of project Phases from Studies and Front-End Engineering Design to troubleshooting, commissioning and decommissioning.
Ability to manage time effectively, ensuring that goals and requirements of the project are met and issues are effectively communicated and resolved.

Ability to support the discipline lead, take initiative and be accountable for assigned tasks.
Demonstrate a 'can do' attitude to the team and to external customers and stakeholders. Enthusiasm and flexibility are keen attributes.

Provide technical innovation and a keenness to move the company forward in terms of continuous improvement.
Work with the project discipline lead and chief engineer to drive performance through the full life cycle of the project ensuring all deliverables are met, budget and schedule are respected, and technical integrity of the design is maintained.


  • Undertake detailed calculations to develop the design and be responsible for the accuracy of these calculations.
  • Ensure detail design methods, standards and data used conform to our requirements.
  • Undertake fire protection design and develop associated drawings including layouts and P&IDs.
  • Undertake QRA and RAM work.
  • Undertake short term visits to a wide range of operating site and geographic regional offices worldwide.
  • Keep abreast of new legislations on plant design and performance.
  • Ability to undertake design of oil and gas process systems and equipment.
  • Ensure a high standard of safety is maintained and Environmental and Quality Assurance processes are followed.

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of main project documentation related to the safety discipline, in particular knowledge of P&IDs, PFDs and datasheets.
  • Relevant experience working within a project environment.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of process or safety system engineering for large industrial facilities, either in operations, maintenance or design would be advantageous for this position.
  • Good knowledge of the main processes used in both the conventional (oil and gas) and renewable energy sectors.


  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering disciplines, Chemical Engineering (Masters Level) preferred.

Jade Exley manages this role

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