01224 211211

Safety Engineer - Aberdeen

ref: SCL45195

Oil and gas operator currently have an opening for a Safety Engineer to join their team in Aberdeen.

This is a contract role for 12 months

The job-holder must work closely with the Company’s engineering, projects, drilling, wells and operations groups to ensure that a comprehensive advisory service is provided which takes into account specific engineering constraints.

The job-holder will be required to travel to offshore and onshore operational sites as part of their duties to conduct safety briefings, safety engineering studies, assurance activities, audits, and major accident hazard prevention communication activities.


• Responsible for developing specifications, terms of reference and scopes of work for specific safety engineering studies

• Provide technical guidance regarding working practice/timescale of work carried out for safety engineering contracted services

• Coach, train and support colleagues in specific areas of expertise

• Responsible for writing procedures, specifications, memos and technical reports relating to safety engineering

• Provide advice to ensure relevant safety engineering statutory reporting requirements are carried out

• Organise and participate in HAZOP, HAZID, risk assessments and other safety engineering reviews

• Responsible for contributing to updates to formal risk assessments, QRAs and Safety Cases / COMAH Reports and other relevant statutory documentation.

• Proactively identify safety engineering issues/problems to be addressed, and by working closely with other disciplines, identify solutions

• Proactively audit and take part in assurance activities relating to MAH management. Advise relevant departments of requirements to comply with legislation, corporate/group standards & guidance

• Liaise and communicate with specialists in external agencies (e.g. HSE)

Perform peer review of job specific deliverables and internal SHE documents.

Represent Safety Engineering in project / modification reviews


• Relevant and appropriate major accident risk industry experience >3 years (oil and gas / chemical / nuclear, etc)

• Educated to degree level in a scientific discipline and preferably hold or working towards a Masters degree in an engineering discipline

• Working towards Charter ship within relevant scientific discipline, preferably engineering

• Can demonstrate safety engineering related knowledge of current and emerging UK and EU regulatory requirements, and oil and gas industry trends

• Knowledge of risk assessment techniques and experience of participating in HAZOP, HAZID, safety engineering risk assessments and reviews

• Commitment to develop technical expertise through attending external courses and conferences, and continual self-learning

• Can demonstrate audit and assurance activity capability

• Knowledge of Company Corporate rules, standards and procedures

• Delivering clear concise safety engineering information both written and verbal to stakeholders Possess current UK Offshore Survival Certificate and current UK offshore medical certificate

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Scott Leonard

Scott Leonard

In my current role I lead our Technical, Engineering, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain teams alongside managing some of our key clients.

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