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Kent Recruitment

Senior Technical Safety Engineer

Perth – Australia
Date Published

Kent (previously Atkins Oil & Gas Business) has an opportunity for an experienced Senior 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:

As the Senior Technical Safety Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting projects & clients with Safety Engineering including:

  • Formal Safety Assessments (FSAs) for example Dropped Object Studies & Quantitative Risk Assessments
  • HAZID & HAZOP workshops
  • Reliability & availability studies
  • Loss prevention engineering
  • Validation & verification scopes of work, and
  • Safety case development.

You will liaise with our other technical groups within Kent APAC, as well as our established safety teams in the UK and Houston to provide a high-quality solution to the client. You will have responsibility, supported and directed by the Discipline Head and/or senior management, for developing junior members of our safety team and for maintaining and developing relationships with our clients both existing and new.

You will utilise your proven client, technical and project management skills to build and develop the Technical Safety business. This will require your involvement and familiarity with Kent business systems, their use and deployment.

You will act as the Project Engineer on appropriate scopes of work, maximising your existing knowledge of all Kent Project Management tools.

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

You will be technically competent in risk analysis and risk management (HAZID, QRA, FEA, FSAs, reliability and availability) along with practical safety case skills, authoring ALARP studies and consequence modeling and be experienced in the use of software including PHAST, CIRRUS, FRED, FLACS, CANARY, STAR CCM.

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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