Technical Safety Engineers (Associate Contract Positions) - Oil and Gas

Technical Safety Engineers (Associate Contract Positions) - Oil and Gas - (WWW-AS-01)

Risktec Solutions Ltd. is an independent and specialist risk management consulting and training company. We assist clients in major hazard industries to manage safety and business risk.

Our clients in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries require technical safety engineers to work at their main offices, project locations or industrial sites, anywhere in the world. As a result we are seeking highly motivated, dynamic and influential individuals to join us as Associates on a contract basis. The contract will be managed by our resource solutions business, ASTEC.

Interested candidates should have an excellent understanding of the technical and managerial issues fundamental to technical health, safety and environmental (HSE) risk engineering and management within the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. In addition, good organizational and written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Each requirement will be different, but typical duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Working at client sites on short, medium or long-term term assignments in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, or North and South America.
  • Acting as a Technical Authority for technical safety/HSE engineering projects and deliverables, providing technical safety support and advice to projects
  • Lead coordinator for technical safety/HSE engineering projects, responsible for leading, coordinating and interpreting studies undertaken by internal and external specialists
  • Facilitating a wide range of hazard identification and risk assessment workshops, e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, LOPA, SIMOPS and Bowtie assessment
  • Conducting physical effects modelling and quantitative risk assessments
  • Developing ALARP demonstrations for process safety risks and developing Safety/HSE Cases for design and operations phases
  • Producing formal technical reports, Safety/HSE Cases and other project deliverables

Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified to degree level in relevant engineering or science discipline
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry, some positions will require 15+ years. We are seeing an increasing demand for personnel with only 5 years experience.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in technical safety engineering, some positions will require 15+ years. We are seeing an increasing demand for personnel with only 5 years experience.

Key attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sound technical base
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Practical, common sense approach


Associates receive a bespoke service aligned to individual needs.

Services provided by ASTEC:

ASTEC provides a wide range of services to our Associates, allowing them to concentrate on delivering the required level of service to our clients. These include:

  • Matching client opportunities to your experience and skills
  • Skills development through subsidised training courses
  • CV management to ensure your skills are presented in the most suitable way
  • A range of contract options to suit individual needs
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Contract administration services that include timesheets/invoices, payment and security clearance (where required)


For an initial confidential discussion, please contact Ben Holden or Gaye Dockrell on +44 (0)1625 590008.

To register your interest for a position, please email your CV, quoting reference WWW-AS-01, to:

Wilderspool Park
Greenall's Avenue
United Kingdom

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