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Kent Recruitment

Senior Safety Engineer

Location
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Category
Technical
Date Published
06/06/22
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:

The role is for a Senior Safety Engineer within our Safety Engineering team. As part of a leading consultancy, you will successfully lead the delivery of Safety commissions with influence in the Energy sector. You will be supporting client projects and their ongoing operations, within the Oil & Gas industry and, increasingly, projects associated with energy transition and Renewable industries.

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.

We are seeking applications from experienced professionals to join our world class team as a Senior Safety Engineering consultant.

Foremost among your attributes you will be a great communicator with the drive and passion to develop your technical expertise in our industry leading team.

Does this sound like you? In which case, we’d love you to apply for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical lead for project delivery. Technical excellence is key to our success and you would help build on this tradition.
  • Project engineering to ensure studies and projects are delivered in compliance with agreed scope, budgets and schedules.
  • Conducting consultancy safety scopes (in particular, experience in QRA, Formal Safety Assessments, COMAH, DSEAR, etc is essential) for major hazard industries.
  • Technical report authorship.
  • Leading junior engineers on projects and providing technical guidance and mentoring support.
  • Preparation of cost estimates and bids for new work scopes.
  • Participation in HAZID, HAZOPs, LOPAs and other risk assessment workshops.
  • Direct engagement with clients and developing strong relationships with existing and future clients.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • We are looking for people who relish technically challenging engineering projects. You will be passionate and driven to improve the way we do things and deliver above and beyond to clients. You will be a proactive team player with excellent problem-solving, communication and presentation skills.
  • You will be highly organised and enjoy a fast-paced working environment.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering (or related) subject.
  • Chartered with a relevant institution.
  • Experience working in Process/Technical Safety, preferably in the Energy industry.
  • Experience in risk and safety management.
  • Experience leading work scopes to meet delivery/cost targets without compromising quality.
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of QRA and other safety techniques, including consequence analysis (preferably PHAST), with proven experience in conducting such studies.
  • Familiar with relevant legislation and industry standards and able to apply this knowledge and advise clients in relation to these, such as COMAH, DSEAR, Safety Case Regulations etc.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports to a high standard and check the work of others.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent time-management skills with proven ability to work to deadlines.
  • Experience in a client-facing role, showing an understanding of commercial challenges relevant to a consultancy business, confident in selling our services and winning work.
  • Experience of contributing to successful bids and proposals.
  • Track record of adding value through innovation.
  • Have a network of contacts in the industry.
  • Be responsive and proactive to opportunities to growth business.

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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