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£70 p/h (Ltd)

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Role Description

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Technical Safety Engineer, on behalf of our client, a major oil & gas engineering contractor based in Surrey.

This is an initial 9 month contract role.

The role:

As part of a project team, perform all aspects of Technical Safety scope area, or provide specialist expertise in one or more key project areas. 

May supervise and lead the Technical Safety team: provide technical direction over a group with responsibility for employee performance appraisals and for coaching and developing lower level professionals.  

Lead the design of larger and more complex assignments.

Provide technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers.

With appropriate experience, lead the project Technical Safety team.

Lead a team to develop Process Safety Management (PSM) System for brownfield oil site in Middle East.


Minimum of 10 years related experience.

Expert level understanding of one or more areas of Technical Safety scope.

Able to check and confirm completeness of deliverables including safety layouts and reports.

Significant experience of developing or implementing PSM systems based on the Energy Institute (EI) Frame work / Elements for brownfields 

BEng or equivalent in science or engineering (typically Chemical Engineering)

Masters degree in Engineering (Chemical Engineering or Process Safety preferred)

Chartered Engineer: membership of an accredited Institution, e.g. IChemE.

Job details:

Start date: ASAP

Contract duration: c.9 months

Rate: £70 p/h (Ltd Co).  Role is expected for fall outside of IR35

Working hours: Average 40 hrs per week.  2 days per week remote working is possible. 

Location: Surrey

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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