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Safety Engineer

Safety Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
KW-Al Zour
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Safety Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical industry to advise and enforce site construction activities with regard to safety management, to work in Night Shifts on the Al-Zour Refinery Project.


  • Maintain and help control daily HSSE practices through regular checks of work sites, ensure that hazards are identified, precautionary measures are implemented and relevant HSSE advice provided
  • Verify that ZOR HSSE programs and procedures are communicated to, and regularly reinforced with, construction site personnel
  • Promote safe working systems and procedures and monitor the proper application of the Permit to Work system and associated Job Safety Analysis, as well as other approved ZOR HSSE and contractor related policies, plans, procedures and guidelines
  • Review and provide comments regarding EPC Contractor developed HSSE plans and procedures
  • Coordinate and participate in the provision of HSSE awareness in accordance with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 specifications
  • Prepare programs and arrange participation training sessions in conjunction with HSSE line management
  • Participate as member of construction site emergency response team, and provide first line advice to the designated Incident Controller and / or On Scene Commander concerning containment of emergency
  • Validate that any EPC Contractor incidents are immediately reported to EPC Contractor management and PMC HSSE management in parallel
  • Investigate all site HSSE-related incidents, including near misses, to an appropriate level; analyze immediate and root causes; and determine future action to reduce these occurrences
  • Promote, support and participate in HSSE Observation Card program
  • Prepare and maintain statistical records of EPC Contractors’ site HSSE performance, e.g., work-hours, leading and lagging indicators, etc., and communicate regularly with PMC Package Project Managers
  • Conduct frequent audits and inspections to confirm the effectiveness of HSSE programs on critical operations / equipment and procedures at assigned location; present recommendations for improvement; and follow-up their implementation

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc in Engineering
  • Minimum industrial experience: 12 years
  • Experience in similar position: 5 years
  • Track record (past 10 years): Worked as a Safety Engineer in PMC / EPC organization in the field of refinery / petrochemical industries
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and completed delegated tasks appropriately
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills, particularly the ability to communicate in a multidisciplinary project context
  • Flexible and able to work with people with different cultural backgrounds
  • Aspire to excellence, self-starter and motivated individual
  • Ability to perform under minimal supervision
  • Good attention to detail

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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