Position: Process Safety Engineer
Location: Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522134_1579192898
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 16/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Atwick, Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive package

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

Thermal Energy offer flexible and efficient generation, playing a critical role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. We provide reliable capacity at scale in response to market changes and events. At SSE, our power stations and gas storage facilities complement our asset base, ensuring a robust electricity system and safeguarding customers power supplies.

What is the Role?

The Process Safety Engineer is required to provide professional technical safety expertise to our gas storage sites to support continual improvement in SHE performance.

To succeed in this role, you should be a practically-orientated technical specialist in the maintenance and improvement of existing systems and behaviours, and the development and implementation of new programmes, with the aim of reducing operational risk. Other vital activities undertaken by this role include being an audit leader and undertaking root cause investigations. As an advocate for safety you will lead training and be the technical specialist supporting all levels of the gas storage workforce.

What do I need?

The ideal candidate will have a technical qualification in an engineering discipline or similar at degree level, or equivalent experience. You will have worked at a Top Tier COMAH site and have first-hand knowledge of a diverse range of plant and equipment, process safety concepts and principles.

It is also advantageous to be working towards or hold professional chartered status in a process or engineering discipline.

You will have demonstrable knowledge of best engineering practices, relevant codes, standards and legislation, plus familiarity with risk assessment techniques in relation to process safety critical plant and processes.

Furthermore, you should have the ability to write and present comprehensive technical reports which provide clear conclusions and that present the factual evidence used to generate opinions.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before submitting your application.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.