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Safety Engineer

Fuschia Careers

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: MP944-77

The Role


An established leading Middle East based National Oil Company with a number of productive oil fields. They believe in effectively evaluating and executing optimum reservoir development and management strategies to maximise recovery and minimise cost. They maintain the highest standards of HSE performance in the industry. They are in a need to identify and attract new external talent to their organisation to meet their current and future work requirements.


Supervises and controls safety & fire fighting and loss prevention activities in assigned field/terminal. Ensures that all field/terminal based Company personnel and contractors employees adhere to the Company's safety & loss prevention policy, procedures and working practices and that all safety & fire detection, prevention and fighting equipment/systems are maintained in a good working condition at all times. Develops and conducts regular safety & fire-fighting training both in class and fire fighting drills to all field based personnel according to Company fire training schedules. Directs and leads fire fighting efforts in the event of fire and advises field/terminal personnel on proper handling of fire emergencies. Investigates accidents or incidents, submits reports on work practices and recommends the sealing off or shutting down parts of the plant if an unsafe condition exists. Troubleshoots problems and provides advice and assistance aimed at reducing accidents and/or the consequences of accidents



Minimum 6 years fire and safety experience within the oil/ gas industry. Including attendance of specialized safety training in the oil industry.

• Supervises the activities of assigned personnel. Performs supervisory functions and excesses financial authorities established by management for this level.

• Plans and supervises the regular inspection and testing of all fixed fire fighting equipment e.g. fire pumps, mains, trucks, extinguishers, hoses and fire protection/detection systems.

• Participates in the development and implementation of safety & loss prevention policies and procedures. Reviews safety manuals, procedures, documents, method statements and recommends appropriate amendments.

Plans and carries out detailed safety inspection/ audits of all field locations, facilities, equipment and working practices. Ensures that Company’s safety & loss prevention policies and procedures are adhered to, highlights violations, and recommends changes to existing practices. Same apply to contractors.

An attractive remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidates and will be in line with a competitive industry standard

About the Company

Fuschia Careers is a specialist recruitment and executive search firm offering solutions to our global clients within specialized and key industry sectors.

We are committed to the highest standards for our clients and our candidates and work closely with them to help them achieve their objectives.

Our mission is simple. We seek to give our clients a unique competitive advantage by handling their recruitment in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner. In doing so we take great pride in our capacity to find the right people with the right skills at the right time. Our candidates are treated with the utmost respect and we understand our responsibility towards them in making a career change and successful transition to a new position.