Process Safety Specialist

Civil & Structural
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Warrington
  • Permanent, Contract
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a well-established civil contractor who provides the very best Integrated Engineering services within UK. They are currently recruiting for a Process Safety Specialist located in Warrington. Job Description: The Process Safety Specialist will help with a mixture of consultancy and design work...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 100635/27967

Quote ref: 100635/27967

Job description

Our client is a well-established civil contractor who provides the very best Integrated Engineering services within UK. They are currently recruiting for a Process Safety Specialist located in Warrington.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The Process Safety Specialist will help with a mixture of consultancy and design work across a number of industry sectors. The role will require both time in the office and on a wide variety of client operating sites in order to cover all the aspects of Process Safety.  

The ideal candidate will be an experienced process safety engineer, capable of demonstrating a strong knowledge of safety design deliverables from concept through to detailed design, and engineering expertise across a wide range of industrial applications, particularly Oil & Gas, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. They should demonstrate a broad background in process safety / HSE legislation and their application to design projects, and an ability to lead / coach others in these areas.  

 

Key responsibilities:  

• Support Client requests for discrete Process Safety activities, e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, LOPA, SIL, ATEX, DSEAR etc…  

• Responsible for ensuring that the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) aspects of each project are maintained to the relevant acceptable standards.  

• Assist in setting HSE Criteria for the project and in the preparation and content of the Process Safety Plan and Environmental Plan.  

• To act as an HSE expert for all projects, supporting project management and engineering disciplines with Process Safety concerns and queries.  

• Gathering & compiling Process Safety and Environmental information.  

• Establish risk tolerances.  

• Preparation of a Process Safety Basis.  

• Execution of Hazard Studies.  

• Process Safety Reviews such as Human factors, Hazardous Area Classification, Inherent Safety, Alarm Prioritisation.  

• At the end of each project phase, the Process Safety Specialist shall ensure that all lists, files reports, etc. are filed correctly, ready for input to the next project phase.  

• Business Development  

• Support the Business Development team on sales visits, conference calls and / or client meetings.  

• Lead / support the production of compelling and competitive proposals.  

• Generate / check / approve scope of work write-ups and manhour estimates to comply with tender requirements.

Requirements

Skills & experience required:  

• Educated to Degree level in suitable Science / Engineering subject, preferably Chemical Engineering.  

• Safety Professional or Principal Engineer level (typical).  

• Suitable Professional Qualification, e.g. IChemE Member / Chartered Engineer.  

• An ability to communicate via both verbal and written means to peers and to people outside of the company.  

• Excellent report writing skills.  

• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.  

• Excellent analytic, problem-solving and decision-making skills.  

• Advanced time management and organisational skills.  

• Leadership skills, with a view to managing people.  

• It is important that you can participate in process engineering activities.  

• Legally permitted to live and work in the UK.  

• UK Driving License.  

 

Personal:  

• Well presented, business-like, reliable, tolerant and determined to succeed.  

• Sufficiently mobile and flexible to travel for up to a few days a week within the UK.  

• Able to get on with others and be a team-player, together with an ability to communicate within a project team environment.  

• Logical thinker, with the ability to develop new skills to solve new challenges.  

• Problem solver, with the ability to generate and implement solutions and to transfer ideas between companies and industries.  

• Self-awareness – conscious of personal levels of competence, with the ability to identify and call upon additional resources when these are exceeded.

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