Principal Technical Safety Engineer

Job Title: Principal Technical Safety Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent packages
Start Date: 2020-01-20
Reference: 33286
Contact Name: Dawn Aindow
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 12, 2019 14:53

Job Description

Our client based in London, have excellent opportunities for talented individuals who can strengthen their team and support  their ambitious growth plans. 

They are currently looking for a Principal Engineer (Technical Safety) who must have, along with general technical safety experience, knowledge within the UK regulatory compliance, this role is to join the Front End and execution team.


  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company’s requirements for Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
  • Plan, organise and manage workload to ensure work is completed in line with project schedules and budgets
  • Ensure technical correctness of discipline  and compliance with Client specifications and project standards
  • Ensure work is performed in accordance with the Company's operating system (PEM)
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to discipline
  • Attend project reviews/meetings/audits as required and keep Discipline Manager fully informed of status
  • Provide effective leadership, supervision and technical guidance to assigned team


  • Minimum 15 years engineering design experience in the offshore oil & gas industry 
  • Experience and knowledge of UK regulatory compliance
  • Experience in leadership / supervisory position on pre-FEED, FEED and EPC projects
  • Experience in preparation of safety cases for NCS / UKCS regulatory compliance 
  • Experience in coordination with Independent Verification Bodies (IVB) for regulatory compliance
  • Good working knowledge of safety engineering including:

                Fire water system  design including demand calculations
                Performing Dropped objects studies
                Performing HAZID, HAZOP reviews 
                Hazard assessment, Hazardous Area Classification  
                Consequence analysis
               Fire protection engineering ,   Fire and Gas detection 
               Platform layout, escape routes, safety equipment, TR integrity and evacuation