• Lead HSE Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
    Oil & Gas
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Lead Safety Engineer (Construction HSSE) as a member of Project Management Consultancy (PMC) team, based at the Al-Zour site in Kuwait, responsible for HSSE delivery of KNPC’s Al-Zour LNG Import Project.



    • Ensure that key KNPC relationships are maintained at all levels within the project
    • Create and sustain a good team spirit within the Wood project team and KNPC
    • Provide leadership, guidance and direction concerning all facets of HSSE and delivery
    • Monitor and report through audits and inspections on the compliance of the EPC Contractor’s HSSE management system implementation and effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement where appropriate
    • Be fully conversant with all goverement and KNPC health and safety legislation, regulations and guideline; provide assistance and advice to the Project Manager (Engineering / Construction) with responsibility for HSSE
    • Produce and implement safety plans for Amec Foster Wheeler activities, and review and approve the EPC Contractor plans
    • Contribute towards developing HSSE objectives for the project; monitor and report on the implementation and effectiveness; assist with the identification of HSSE training needs, deliver training, monitor delivery and record
    • Monitor and report on the implementation of the approved HSE objectives; produce HSSE performance reports as required
    • Promptly alert KNPC, line and functional management to accidents and incidents. Where appropriate, be innvolved in investigation and ensure that the findings are reported, appropriately shared and closed-out
    • Review accident and incident reports; identify any trends and ensure that there is appropriate response to prevent future occurrence
    • Attend and if required, chair HSSE meetings and take minutes for any corrective action; conduct and / or assist in HSE inductions
    • Review the EPC Contractors method statements and be involved in Job Safety Assessments and monitor implementation; ensure HSSE system compliance and conduct periodic reviews; conduct and assist in periodic site HSSE visits, reviews and audits
    • Recruit supporting and lead personnel as required for the PMC positions
    • Participate in monthly progress reviews with KNPC and the EPC Contractor, KNPC and Wood project progress reports and presentations, and  in key KNPC and EPC Contractor reviews and meetings as required

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science / Engineering Degree
    • Minimum 15 years post graduate industrial experience

    • Minimum 6 years’ experience in refinery and/or petrochemical industries

    • Good written and verbal communication skills

    • Functional management, leadership and teambuilding skills

    • Strong HSE awareness and commitment

    • Prior PMC experience an asset

    • Prior Middle East experience an asset

    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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