Principal Process Safety Engineer - IR-35

Woking, UK
Oil and Gas

Job Description

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Scope of Work Principal Process Safety Engineer – Outside of IR35



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Kent is looking for a Principal Process Safety Engineer who will be responsible for coordinating the production of engineering deliverables and providing progress reporting for a project in accordance with the project plan.



  • Principal Process Safety engineer or reporting to the lead engineer (larger projects) on a feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC project
  • Capable of formulating resolutions to technically challenging and/or high-profile issues without support and effectively communicating with project engineers, project management, clients and senior management
  • Supervises, reviews and checks the Process Safety activities
  • Participates in multi-engineering design reviews and provides all necessary Process Safety input and support to the close-out of actions
  • Ensures compatibility and compliance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements within the scope of client specifications and requirements
  • Performs related duties as and when instructed by Process group manager
  • Capable of performing duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets.
  • Support the Project Management Team in planning and identifying issues that could limit progress or impact project budgets. Interfaces with the client.
  • Corporate reporting line is to the Project Controls and Business Director.
  • Analyse project requirements and assist with the preparation of Project Master Schedules.
  • Oversee planning and scheduling on the project to ensure schedules are in line with the delivery requirements through the application of appropriate processes and procedures.

Key Requirements

  • Typically, holds a Master’s Degree in chemical engineering or post-graduate Process Safety qualification.
  • Chartered status preferred.
  • Experience of working for engineering / client organisations in the oil and gas industry.
  • Exposure to consultancy, FEED / detailed design and EPC projects.
  • Knowledge of applicable international and industry specifications, standards and codes.



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Cole Booth