Company: Wood
Skills: Regulatory Compliance
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: BN, Brunei Darussalam


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting a Permit Author to join our team in Brunei.

To deliver a high quality, consistent and competent construction Permit Coordinator / Author capability in accordance with the project requirements, standards, and procedures for the BSP Facilities Rejuvenation Project,

The principal responsibilities of the Permit Author are:

  • Overall responsibility to the Construction Coordinator for the creation of a safe control of work activities in accordance with the project procedures. This includes the creation of all Work Control Certificates (WCC)
  • Read, understand, and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the WCC created are completed safely and to a high standard
  • Will attend the required permit vision mandatory training and be required to achieve the required authorizations from BSP Operations
  • Be familiar and efficient in the use of the computer - based tool commonly referred to as Integrated Safe System of Work (ISSOW) provided for issuing of Work Permits and in case of system unavailability, the paper - based version
  • Ensure all WCC are in accordance with applicable work pack / job card instructions, associated procedures, and drawings / sketches
  • Liaising closely with the Area Authority (AA) & Performing Authority (PA) when planning WCCs to ensure all the appropriate mechanical / process / electrical hazards and controls have been identified for that task
  • Ensuring that the appropriate level of risk assessment has been carried out for the task, i.e., Level 1 or Level 2 RA
  • Ensure that all documentation associated with the WCC is attached; including but not limited to: Isolation Control Certificates, marked up drawings or P&IDs, Task Risk Assessment, COSHH Manual Handling Certificate and electrical safety documents (Electrical Permit to Work, Sanction for Test, Limitation of Access)
  • To advise and support construction personnel on the installation / site to ensure a greater awareness and safer operation of the system
  • Provide support to trades / disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi - discipline Risk Assessment Team
  • Ensure applicable WCC is in order to complete work scope in a controlled and safe manner
  • Ensure appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) is in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner
  • Read, understand, and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the (P.T.W.) work scope is completed safely and to a high standard
  • Provide support to trades / disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi - discipline Risk Assessment Team
  • Ensure applicable Permit to Work (PTW) is appropriate to complete work scope in a controlled and safe manner
  • Ensure Risk Assessments (RA) are appropriate to complete the work scope in a safe and controlled manner

Allied occasional duties
  • Support for safety and health issues within experience and competence
  • Participate in permit vision audits
  • Participate and contribute to HSSE process and project Safety initiatives
  • Mentor / coach engineering graduates and national engineering staff.

Key internal interfaces
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction discipline supervisors including structural, piping, mechanical, scaffolding, painting, Rope access and E&I
  • HSSE Team
  • Work Preparation Manager
  • Pre - Commissioning Team
  • Completions Team
  • Construction Manager

Key external interfaces
  • BSP Permit Coordinators
  • BSP Operations Team
  • Equipment and Materials Vendors and Subcontractors

Qualifications (Essential):

Core competencies
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrable background in defined trade
  • Demonstrable understanding of the basic principles of PTW systems
  • Demonstrable understanding of O&G related HSE practices / procedures
  • Offshore experience in similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of BSP / Shell ISSOW PTW experience

Competencies and Personal Qualities
  • English, basic - essential
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to safety
  • Flexible - able to comply / adapt to company / client requirements
  • Ability working to and delivering to deadlines
  • Ability to interact with other personnel within department
  • Ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Ability to work in a multi - cultural environment
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of HSE safe working practices and procedures and their implementation
  • Ability to work to deadlines in an accurate consistent and structured manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment and provide guidance to other team members
  • Ability to follow / comply with procedures and recognized working practices
  • Good understanding of project procedures and drawings
  • IT Literate in major software packages (Word / Excel)
  • Good understanding of the basic principles of PTW systems associated with ISSOW


Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.