Company: Wood
Skills: Safety Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Atyrau, Atyrau Province, Kazakhstan

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood (trading locally as WOOD KSS JSC) is currently looking for a Senior Technical Safety Engineer to join our team in Atyrau (KZ passport holders).

The Role:
  • To support the zero harm objective of the Company's Engineering Design by implementing the WOOD KSS Management System
  • Facilitates the delivery of effective, timely technical safety support to the Company, ensuring that all risks are managed according to the WOOD KSS MS. Additionally the incumbent shall support risk and safety engineering aspects of design, fabrication, construction and production activities
  • The position will be Kazakhstan focussed covering design contracts covering project and core team activities

In order to meet the WOOD KSSs HSES responsibilities:
  • Exhibit safe behaviours at all times when on company property and/or on company business
  • Comply with all WOOD KSS policies and regulations
  • Apply the WOOD KSS Management System as appropriate to the relevant area of the business

Job Requirements:
  • Provide safety engineering advice across the Company to ensure that risks to personnel are reduced to a level that is as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP), thereby ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and company policies;
  • Act as HSE/ TS Technical Authority providing input in design and applying RoK and company standards.
  • Provide input to and attend and close out HAZID, HAZOP and SIL studies; provide specialist expertise to asset/project teams in relation to major accident hazards, QRA, safety critical elements and safety case input. Risk Assessment expertise in technical and construction risk assessments is required.
  • Leading members of the project group in executing engineering hazard management and formal safety assessment tasks in support of field projects, medium / small engineering modifications and consultancy studies
  • Where appropriate, engage with and support external consultants / contractors to carry out specialist studies, to ensure delivery of quality safety engineering support in all relevant areas;
  • Implement with the principles of WOOD KSS management issues during Concept, FEED and EPC phases into EPC works
  • Provide guidance on process / technical safety design aspects of development projects
  • Assisting line management and the WOOD KSS team on the Company's safety issues
  • When called upon, participate in accident / incident investigation, employing appropriate recognized techniques, to ensure root causes are identified and remedial actions implemented;
  • Maintain awareness of and provide advice on relevant new / emerging regulations and support any consultation processes, to ensure Company is well positioned to manage any impact.
  • Provide advocacy in relation to technical safety improvements and deployment of new tools and techniques, to ensure good engineering practice is maintained and to promote continuous improvement as demanded by the company's management systems.
  • Form part of the WOOD KSS Emergency Response Team as required by company emergency response procedures
  • Prepared to undertake continuous professional development (CPD) via company PEER to PEER relationships or industry awareness to ensure that the Company is a leader rather than a follower in adopting and implementing improved safety practices in their developments and subsequent operations

Skills / Qualifications

  • University graduate in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Fire, Safety, Electrical, Physics or Mathematics)
  • Significant experience in production or engineering of oil and gas facilities, including considerable experience in Technical Safety Engineering
  • Knowledge of Physical Effects Modeling and Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • Proven ability to prepare, attend and closeout Technical Safety Engineering workshops, such as HAZID, Bow-Ties, ALARP, SIMOPs, and Facility Layout and Siting
  • Skilled in developing ALARP demonstrations for Technical/Process Safety risks and developing HSE Cases
  • Knowledge of RoK standards and guidelines, including Sour Gas design and operations standards and guidelines
  • Experience with project tech safety management implementation and project execution.
  • Knowledge of Fire Protection standards and guidelines
  • Effective communicator who can influence key stakeholders

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.

Diversity Statement

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.

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 and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.