Lead Technical Safety Engineer

First Energy

Lead Technical Safety Engineer

Leatherhead, Surrey

Hybrid (3 days in office/2 days from home)

9 Month Contract (outside IR35)


A Lead Technical Safety Engineer is required to work on a permanent staff basis based in Leatherhead to work for a large EPC company.

As the Lead Technical Safety Engineer, you will have the ability to work on a hybrid set up of 3 days per week in the office and 2 days per week working from home.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As part of a project team, perform all aspects of Technical Safety scope area, or provide specialist expertise in one or more key project areas.
  • May supervise and lead the Technical Safety team: provide technical direction over a group with responsibility for employee performance appraisals and for coaching and developing lower level professionals. 
  • Lead the design of larger and more complex assignments.
  • Provide technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers.
  • With appropriate experience, lead the project Technical Safety team.
  • Lead a team to develop Process Safety Management (PSM) System for Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO) brownfield oil site in Iraq.

Skills and experience

  • Skills gained through undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including final year design projects and any work placements.
  • Expert level understanding of one or more areas of Technical Safety scope..
  • Able to check and confirm completeness of deliverables including safety layouts and reports.
  • Significant experience of developing or implementing PSM systems based on the Energy Institute (EI) Frame work / Elements for brownfields  
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience, with average experience of 15+ years.

Educational experience

  • BEng or equivalent in science or engineering (typically Chemical Engineering)
  • Master’s degree in Engineering (Chemical Engineering or Process Safety preferred)
  • Chartered Engineer: membership of an accredited Institution, e.g. IChemE.

Who we are:

       First Recruitment Group are committed to finding the right candidates for our clients, and the right companies for our candidates to work for. We’re passionate about putting people first, and take pride in being able to offer an all-round service for candidates and clients with our payroll solution, Primis + and workforce management solution, Operam.

  As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.

To apply for this job please visit www.firstrecruitmentgroup.com.

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