Safety Engineer - Saudi Arabia


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality
  • Location: Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Safety Engineer - Saudi Arabia

  • Provide continues support to the organization to assist them in implementing Safety Management System (SMS), and meeting safety objectives and expectations. This includes assisting the organization in developing safety processes related to risk assessment and management, safety training, asset integrity, safe operations, contractor safety, emergency preparedness, incident investigations.... etc;
  • Participate in various safety studies/activities, such as: PHAs, HAZOPs, Job Safety Analysis, field safety inspection, incident investigations, compliance reviews, or insurance surveys;
  • Provide advice and consultation to department staff to assist them in maintaining a safe working environment in compliance with safety/environmental regulations, standards and practices;
  • Review and update the department Safety Management System (SMS) Manual;
  • Participate in safety events and Safety Performance Dialogue;
  • Develop the organization Safety Action Plans and continuously communicate it to all employees;
  • Develop controls for identified hazards and coordinates the implementation of controls from results of hazard analyses.;
  • Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommends changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate workplace incidents and injuries;
  • Conduct trend analysis for all incidents (i.e. Near Miss, Safety observation, Loss of Primary Containment, ...etc.);
  • Participate in developing and promoting on- or off-job safety educational programs to address safety issues or concerns;
  • Identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace. Undertakes surveys to identify and evaluate occupational health, safety and environmental conditions;
  • Maintains awareness of corporate safety requirements and makes recommendations for their implementation;
  • Assists management with monitoring adherence to department safety programs by employees and contractors;
  • Review designs for new projects and upgrade of existing facilities for compliance with company safety standards;
  • Recommend the purchase of safety equipment, related supplies, and personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with established company requirements;
  • Reviews and analyzes injury, property damage, and statistical loss data and works with management to prepare comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards;
  • Perform field audits including compliance with the SMS processes and work permit system. Also identify safety concerns, formulate solutions, and develop practical and cost-effective corrective actions;
  • Respond to emergency situations and incidents either during or after regular working hours, to provide technical assistance and advice;


  • Bachelor’s degree related to safety from a recognized and approved program. Alternatively, any engineering discipline can be considered provided that the candidate has field Safety experience supported with international safety certification;
  • 15+ years of experience in safety related to oil and gas industry. In addition, below areas of experts are required;
  • Knowledge of Safety International standards such as NFPA, OSHA, NEBOSH and ANSI;
  • Technical competence to establishing safety management procedures and guidelines;
  • Ability to lead incident investigation;
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of fire system, emergency preparedness, types of injuries, Hazard recognition;
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written (training/presentations/report writing);
  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Skilled in the standards, concepts, analysis, practices, and procedures within the health, safety and environmental fields;
  • Taproot certification is preferred;
  • Ability to comprehend and understand governing safety documents, standards, concepts and practices;
  • Ability to work at all levels within an organization and the ability to work in a diverse work group;
  • Self-motivated, with self-initiative, teamwork player and results driven with the ability to produce outstanding results with minimum supervision.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Mohammad Shujat Qureshi is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Mohammad Shujat Qureshi
Brunel Energy India Mumbai

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