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Jubail, SA

Senior Safety Engineer


 Job Purpose

Provides professional advice and technical expertise in identifying and resolving safety issues. Performs a range of safety activities to monitor compliance with safety requirements and support enhanced safety performance and the development of HSE reports.


 Key Accountabilities

  • Execute site visits to audit SASREF and contractor personnel compliance with the safety action plans and monitoring points.
  • Perform the day-to-day execution of safety parameters in order to increase refinery profit, enhance plant reliability/integrity, and promote safety & compliance to environmental standards.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Safety Management system.
  • Provide professional safety engineering advice and technical expertise to support development and optimization of safety policy procedures and programs.
  • Initiate and monitor Safety Performance Improvement activity plans and oversee individual and group performance.
  • Ensure compliance with Sasref’s safety requirements and regulations and all relevant legislation and statutory requirements.
  • Review contractors Safety MS documentation to ensure it complies with SASREF requirements.
  • Collate and validate HSE data for superintendent review to support development of HSE reports.
  • Administer non-conformance, incident investigation and follow-up, lessons learnt and knowledge management processes.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the monthly RMC site visit and record arising HSE issues to support development of the RMC (HSE) visit report.
  • Coordinate safety communications and events planning.
  • Ensure the timely identification of safety hazards, evaluation of risks for all activities and development of effective tools to manage and reduce risks.
  • Ensure that crisis & emergency response plans and procedures are developed and maintained.
  • Monitor execution of safety training program to support safety competence of own staff and contractor personnel.
  • Support the development of a value centred, positive culture, focused on safety excellence.
  • Participate in incident control duties during major accident emergencies or drills.
  • Ensure safety audit process and plan is developed and implemented.
  • Provide contingency drawdown analysis for safety measures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.




Workplace (WPS) and Process (PSM) Safety:

  • Ensure that measures to protect personal safety and well-being are always in place and that personal actions do not jeopardize the safety and well-being of others.
  • Adhere strictly to all IOWs, Safe Operating Procedures, and Safe Work Instructions - thus preventing potential WPS and PSM incidents at all times.
  • Always comply with the SASREF HSE Policy, the 5 Safety Principles and 12 Golden Safety Rules.
  •        Performance Indicators:
  • No personal injury or injury to a third party.
  • No WPS or PSM incident caused.


 Qualifications & Experience

  • B.Sc. in Safety Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 15 years of safety operational experience in Refinery and/or petrochemical industry
  • Certified OSHA/NEBOSH