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Kent Recruitment

Principal Safety Engineer

Location
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Category
Ims/qhse
Date Published
24/11/22
Status
Open

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:


We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs


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:

We are seeking applications from experienced professionals to join our world class Technical/Process Safety team as a Principal Safety Engineer, with the potential to grow into one of our Subject Matter Experts.

Foremost amongst your attributes will be your ability to act as technical lead for a range of projects, your passion to develop junior engineers and your ability to communicate with colleagues and clients.

Innovation is at the heart of our team, and we strive to continuously improve our capability and efficiency. Our reputation is centred on delivering the right solutions to our clients’ problems. We value the relationships we have with our clients: you would help to improve the engineering service we provide, and build close relationships with the client, founded on trust and delivery.

As part of a leading consultancy, you will successfully lead delivery of Safety commissions and develop our capability. You will be supporting our clients and their ongoing operations, within high hazard industries such as Oil & Gas, Low Carbon and Renewables industries and through the energy transition.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical lead for project delivery. Technical excellence is key to our success and you would help build on this tradition.
  • Support and mentoring more junior engineers to further develop their skill and application of technical safety principles.
  • Developing strong ties with global clients and winning work across a range of high hazard industries.
  • Management of projects to ensure work-scopes are delivered in compliance with agreed scope, budgets and schedules.
  • Providing technical leadership on bespoke safety studies such as QRA, Formal Safety Assessments, COMAH, etc.
  • Authorship, review and approval of technical reports.
  • Facilitation and participation in risk management workshops, such as HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA.
  • Development of methodologies for the full spectrum of technical safety studies carried out within the team.
  • The opportunity to grow into a Subject Matter Expert, responsible for:
    • Supporting the Discipline Technical Authority (TA) in the further development of the global technical community
    • Identifying gaps and opportunities for improvements in our technical tools, standards and procedures
    • Promoting the wider capability within the business
    • Developing guidance for career paths and training programs



Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering (or related) subject
  • Chartered with a relevant institution
  • Extensive experience in risk identification, assessment and management.
  • In depth knowledge of QRA, functional safety and other safety techniques, risk and safety management, fault tree analyses, bowtie development.
  • Good understanding and application of relevant legislation and industry standards, such as COMAH, Safety Case Regulations, PFEER, etc.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports to a high standard.
  • Ability to review and approve work.
  • Ability to provide advice on technical issues.
  • Preparation of proposals and cost estimates for studies.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent time-management skills with proven ability to work to deadlines.
  • Experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams of engineers in delivery of complex technical work scopes.
  • Experience in mentoring of more junior engineers.
  • Experience in a client-facing role, showing an understanding of commercial challenges relevant to a consultancy business, confident in selling services and winning work.
  • Have a network of contacts in the industry.
  • Track record of adding value through innovation/
  • Be responsive and proactive to opportunities to grow business.
  • Potential for travel within the UK as well as internationally, for short term assignments to support our clients’ projects.


We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.


As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

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