• Title
    Principal Technical Safety Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Tech Safety
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking for expression of interest from a Principal Risk and Safety Engineer who aspire to be part of a team, delivering powerful results. We look for innovative ideas and an agile approach to deliver the best possible outcomes and offer you an opportunity to progress and thrive by working collectively and making an active contribution.


    We are currently sourcing a Principal Risk and Safety Engineer to join our team in Perth. The successful candidate will be accountable for Technical Safety Engineering including design, specification and services. You’ll provide discipline conceptual, front end and detailed design input to oil and gas projects and technical studies; engineering support to the construction/commissioning phases; and maintenance and operation as required.


    Position Specifics & Deliverables

    • Manage the execution of technical safety work scopes in the pre-FEED, FEED and Execute Phases of Projects
    • Provide direction and technical guidance to subordinates to support project delivery
    • Review and approve technical safety engineering deliverables
    • Input to work scopes, estimates and schedules
    • Facilitate technical safety workshops (e.g. HAZID & ALARP) with multidisciplinary teams
    • Support the assurance process for closure of safety related actions
    • Undertake formal safety assessments and input to the preparation of safety cases
    • Prepare specifications and vendor document reviews for safety equipment and systems
    • Actively participate in workshops including HAZOPs, LOPAs, Design Reviews and Constructability Reviews
    • Liaise with third party specialists and client subject matter experts/technical authorities
    • Manage technical deviations in accordance with established procedures.
    • Input to management of change processes

    Skills / Qualifications

    • An engineering degree
    • Experience working on upstream and downstream oil and gas projects including offshore developments in Commonwealth Waters
    • Proven leadership skills
    • Experience in the following areas:
      • Concept Select/Definition, FEED and Detailed Design
      • Application of ALARP and inherent safety in design principles
      • Formal Safety Assessment and Safety Case Preparation
      • Design and specification of safety systems and equipment (including F&G detection, hazardous area classification, active/passive fire protection, escape/evacuation systems)
    • Familiarity with Australian safety regulations, safety engineering codes and standards and industry good practice
    • Brownfields engineering experience will be an advantage

    Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.


    If you’re an experienced Principal Risk and Safety Engineer, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today.


    Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!


    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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