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Safety Engineer

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Safety Engineer based in our London Office.

The Role:

  • Conduct safety engineering studies and analyses in support of project and/or consultancy scopes of work with some guidance from Lead/Principal or Chief Engineers
  • Continue to develop core Safety Engineering competencies across range of areas whilst developing a few to expert level

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Perform and document safety/reliability studies & analyses in support of project and/or consultancy scopes of work e.g. Fire & Explosion Assessment, QRA
  • Prepare design & engineering documents, drawings, layouts and technical specifications e.g. fire & gas detection layouts, fire protection philosophy etc
  • Under guidance of Chief Engineer / Project Manager, prepare and plan CTRs ensuring all requirements in place to provide fit for purpose deliverables to time and cost
  • Look for opportunities to add value to deliverables
  • Provide assistance to Safety Engineering team members as/when required

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Perform detailed studies and analyses with minimal supervision and some initial guidance;
  • Good written (including report writing) and verbal communication;
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi-tasking with ability to respond to work-loads to meet agreed timescales for delivery
  • Awareness of applicable developing safety engineering technology and assessment techniques/methodologies
  • Good working knowledge of applicable regulations, codes of practice, standards and internal procedures
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Familiarity with 2-3 analysis tools e.g. Phast, Bow-tieXP


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering, Science or Mathematics (if latter then post graduate studies in relevant safety engineering field arenormally required)
  • Min 18 months post graduate experience in safety engineering (or 1 year safety engineering combined with a min of 1 year in similar discipline e.g. process)
  • Identified requirements for and working towards Chartered Engineer status

Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk . Closing date for applications is 4th october 2017.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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