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Principal Technical Safety Engineer

  • Location: Woking
  • Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Andrea Bazoli
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483302133
  • Start Date: 2022-08-02
  • Expiry Date: 01 September 2022
  • Job Ref: 1042312
NRL are currently recruiting for a Principal Technical Safety Engineer to work with a client of ours, a leading international service provider to the energy industry, on permanent basis, based in Woking.


  • This role is focused on delivery of COMAH reports under the UK HSE regulatory framework. You will be responsible for developing and executing work processes to ensure that project deliverables at all stages of the project lifecycle meet the COMAH requirements. 
  • As a principal technical safety engineer, you must be adaptable and have experience at working with regulators in the UK. This includes dealing with new technologies for which no current safety standards exist. 
  • You will be required to support a range of projects; from giving expert advice to client interface and the execution of deliverables.
  • Write, check, and approve clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to share findings with all key stakeholders early and effectively. 
  • Working across the project life cycle, from feasibility and concept, through FEED, detailed design or supporting Group EPC projects
  • Communication with clients and senior management
  • Responsible for preparing, reviewing, and checking critical deliverables including:
    • Flare radiation and dispersion studies
    • Fire explosion hazard assessment (FEHA)
    • Design accidental load specification
    • Occupied buildings studies
    • Temporary refuge integrity assessments
    • Emergency systems survivability assessments (ESSA)
    • Escape evacuation rescue assessment report (EERA)
    • Dropped objects studies
    • QRA reports
    • Loss prevention deliverables

  • Master’s degree in an engineering or cognate discipline and ideally hold chartered engineer or professional process safety engineer status.
  • Related experience working for engineering and/or client organisations.
  • Experience in the energy transition arena 
  • Extensive knowledge in working with the UK HSE on COMAH submissions.
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English.
What’s on offer:
  • Competitive salary

About NRL:

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role. 

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