Position: Technical Safety Engineer
Location: Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522134_1577119046
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 23/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Driffield

Salary: £38,000 - £58,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

Thermal complements our renewables business to support the transition to a low-carbon economy by 2030. We embrace an innovative and inclusive culture and operate a flexible generation fleet that can respond quickly to market changes.

What is the Role?

The Technical Safety Engineer is required to provide professional technical safety expertise to the SSE Gas Storage sites in order to further support continual improvement in SHE performance.

You will be a key member of the focused SHE Team who will guide, advise and supports all levels of staff including management on safety, health and environmental related issues.

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.

What do I need?

The ideal candidate should have an appropriate technical qualification in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience including technical knowledge of processes for Top Tier COMAH site operation. You will demonstrate thorough knowledge of Process Safety concepts and principles too.

You should have extensive knowledge and experience of the diverse range of plant and equipment installed at a Gas Storage Site or other similar process plant and be able to interpret legislation.

Demonstrable knowledge of best engineering practices, relevant codes, standards and legislation and a familiarity with risk assessment techniques in relation to process safety critical plant and processes is essential.

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

Our Benefits

We're 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.

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 it's 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.