• Principal Design HSE Engineer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(15/11/2019 09:38)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.



    What will I be doing?

    As a client facing, Principal Engineer, your responsibilities will typically involve:


    • Responsibility for Design Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) discipline technical safety input for projects, studies and proposals; including time management and supervision of other Design HSE discipline engineers
    • Preparation and checking of engineering deliverables
    • Ensuring all applicable national and international codes of practice, legislation and company/client standards and procedures are complied with
    • Undertaking consequence modelling, preparing risk assessments, designs and equipment specifications for fire and gas detection systems and active and passive fire protection systems
    • Reviewing supplier’s quotations and preparing technical bid assessments
    • Preparing scopes of work and enquiry requisitions for third party consultants
    • Mentoring and assisting graduates and engineers
    • Assisting the Chief Design HSE Engineer in maintaining and expanding discipline capabilities.

    About you

    As an experienced Design HSE Engineer, you will have:


    • Significant engineering experience in leading projects in the UK oil & gas, nuclear and/or water sectors
    • Extensive knowledge of UK legislation and standards
    • Ideally an honours degree or equivalent in chemical engineering (or similar subject) with substantial experience of process safety management activities
    • Chartered Engineer and Membership of the IChemE
    • Extensive experience of producing process safety deliverables within a design project environment
    • Competence in hazardous area classification
    • Experience of safety and environmental hazard identification, risk assessments for major hazard sites, fire and gas detection systems and fire protection systems; human factors



    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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