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Lead Functional Safety Engineer @ PD&MS Group | Aberdeen

PD&MS Group

PD&MS delivers small, medium and large sized brownfield engineering and construction projects to both onshore and offshore facilities within the UKCS, and beyond. We have an excellent track record for safely and successfully delivering a vast range of work; from simple repair order type scopes, fast-track production flowline delivery, to full management of integrated multi-discipline EPCC projects. We deliver across all phases of the project, from initial concept to installation, commissioning and close out.

Job Summary

Role Summary

Lead and be design authority for functional safety aspects of project development and engineering providing functional support both on and offshore.


  • Lead and manage work in accordance with Company, and where appropriate client, processes, procedures and systems to acceptable standards
  • Lead and mentor team as required
  • Maintain cost and customer focus at all times
  • Prepare estimates and assist in the review of proposed schedules as required
  • Ensure an appropriate level of interface and engagement within team and the client
  • Maintain strict control on risk management
  • Ensure as far as practically possible all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule and manage any changes to same
  • Ensure that discipline team  work output complies with the relevant good engineering practice, recommended practices, standards and guidelines,  UKCS and international legislation
  • Contribute to the attainment of any business performance targets on QHSE within area of responsibility
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to the scope of the discipline
  • Provide safety engineering advice and support to Company departments, ensuring safety engineering aspects of routine support are delivered in an appropriate timescale
  • Be aware of changes in regulatory requirements and revise requirements to comply
  • Participate in the technical decision-making process relating to Safety Engineering
  • Be cognisant of the potential for damage to the Company's reputation when advising or liaising with external stakeholders

Competency Standards

  • BSc or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline
  • Chartered Engineer status
  • Relevant engineering experience in the offshore oil & gas industry
  • Reasonable Understanding of all Engineering disciplines
  • Competent in the use of MS Office applications
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant Oil & Gas
  • Industry Codes and Standards
  • Familiarity with COMAH, PUWER, PFEER and other UK Regulations
  • Demonstrable experience in developing Safety Studies
  • Thorough knowledge of risk assessment techniques and demonstrable experience of organising and where appropriate, facilitating/chairing HAZOP, HAZID, safety engineering risk assessments and reviews
  • Relevant and appropriate operational major accident risk industry experience (oil and gas / chemical / nuclear, etc) with a focus on UKCS sites
  • Thorough knowledge of UKCS Safety Case Regulations
  • Comprehensive operational safety engineering related knowledge of current and emerging legislation and industry trends relating to offshore installations.
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in managing and developing others
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Short Info

  • Published:1 week ago
  • Job poster:PD&MS Group
  • Experience: Mid-Senior Level
  • Location:Aberdeen
  • Type: Contract
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Application Deadline:01-08-2019