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Kent Recruitment

Principal Technical Safety Engineer

Perth – Australia
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Kent (previously Atkins Oil & Gas Business) has an opportunity for an experienced Principal Technical Safety Engineer, to be based in our Perth office.

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the Job:

In this critical role, as the Principal Technical Safety Engineer you will have direct responsibility for developing our safety team and maintaining and developing client relationships with our clients. You will be expected to liaise with other technical groups within Kent in Perth as well as our technical safety teams in our global hubs to provide high quality solutions to our clients.

You will act as the Technical Authority on various scopes of work, with responsibility for a core group of engineers, utilising your proven business and technical skills. You will be expected to utilise your proven client management and business development skills to build and develop the Technical Safety business.

You will support the Head of Discipline with the development of the strategy and direction of the Perth Technical Safety Team and be able to contribute towards the development of numerous business activities that Kent provides to the Oil and Gas Industry.

As a degree qualified engineer you will have a substantial level of Oil and Gas experience as a Safety Professional. You will boast business development skills and have a good understanding of operations and integrity interfaces and a good appreciation of clients’ business risk drivers. You will have strong management skills with a proven ability to supervise a team of growing safety engineers.

You would of delivered all aspects of safety engineering, risk assessments, risk management and safety cases.

You will be technically competent in risk analysis and risk management (HAZID, QRA, FEA, reliability and availability) along with practical safety case skills, authoring ALARP studies and consequence modeling.

You will have a demonstrated systematic and methodical approach to problem solving with attention to detail and with initiative and lateral thinking skills in developing solutions and in the methodologies employed. Your technical writing skills will be well developed and have extremely effective communication.

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