Senior Safety Engineer Pipeline
Requisition ID: 231089
Requisition Posting End Date:
Integrates safety issues and requirements into proposals,
planning documents, government documents, design specifications and
criteria, construction plans and schedules, bid specifications, and
subcontract packages for projects. Has technical responsibility for
interpreting complex requirements, evaluating and applying
appropriate safety engineering principles, and formulating scopes
of work, plans, and methodologies suitable for achieving and
maintaining compliance with safety requirements. Provides technical
assistance to other safety professionals assigned to projects and
other project functions.
A. Supervision Received
§ Receives technical and administrative supervision from the
Manager of Safety Services, Safety Services Manager, Principal
Safety Specialist/Engineer, or supervisory-level Senior Safety
Specialist/Engineer. If assigned full-time on a project, receives
supervision and work assignments from the Project Safety Services
Supervisor, Project ES&H Manager, Project Manager, or
B. Supervision Exercised
§ May directly supervise other safety specialists/engineers and
provide technical oversight and direction to industrial hygiene
§ Maintains relationships with internal organizations (e.g.,
engineering, construction, and subcontracts), customer, and
contractor/subcontractor representatives to coordinate
technical/scientific issues, new technologies, and integration of
safety functional responsibilities into project proposals, design
specifications, construction plans and schedules, and subcontractor
§ Maintains contact, as appropriate, with government regulatory
and resource agencies to obtain current information on new
regulations, program initiatives, and technical requirements and
§ Maintains contact with other safety personnel to keep them
informed of changing requirements and to provide technical
assistance as needed.
§ Maintains contact with customers to exchange information on
safety issues, technical advances, and new technologies.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
1. Provides input on bid decisions, proposal development, and
estimates (scope, constraints, schedules, budgets) with respect to
integration and compliance with safety requirements.
2. Provides technical support to safety studies, health
assessment studies, and project risk assessments.
3. Coordinates appropriate consideration of safety requirements
with subcontracts, engineering, and construction personnel as
4. Provides safety technical support and assistance to projects
and coordinates safety requirements and formulation of risk
reduction measures with project-assigned safety personnel,
engineering, construction and onsite ES&H representatives
5. Participates in meetings with customers, project team
members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of safety
requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and
6. Drafts comprehensive ES&H plans, project specific risk
reduction plans, safety awareness training programs, and technical
7. Provides recommendations and input for revising safety
procedures, work processes, and other quality improvement
8. Conducts safety inspections/assessments of project
construction activities to monitor compliance with applicable
safety and health requirements including contractual commitments,
permits, and the project’s ES&H plan.
9. When in supervisory role, implements personnel policies
(e.g., conducts employee performance evaluations) and provides
technical direction to staff.
§ Advanced knowledge in a field of science, process engineering,
or related discipline.
§ Knowledge of safety procedures, engineering systems,
principles, and methodologies.
§ Knowledge of national and international safety
laws/regulations and regulatory agencies’ processes and
responsibilities, industry standards/practices for safety and
health compliance, and best management practices for minimizing
potential safety risks during project execution.
§ Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods,
and work processes.
§ Knowledge of construction planning, estimating, procedures,
§ Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of
safety and/or health subcontractors or consultants.
§ Experience in safety inspections/assessments during
§ Knowledge of hazardous materials and physical risk exposures
and Personal Protective Equipment standards as well as People Based
Safety processes and procedures.
§ Knowledge of Bechtel’s organization structure, functions, and
§ Skilled in oral and written communication.
§ Knowledge of Bechtel standard computer applications.
§ Bachelor of Science degree in the sciences (e.g., biology,
chemistry, physics, public health) or mechanical engineering from
an accredited college or university or equivalent work
§ Prior practical work experience in office settings (e.g.,
managing safety and health programs, budgets and staff) and field
locations (e.g., construction execution and/or operating
facilities) performing the responsibilities listed above.
Plans and coordinates work on medium- to large-sized projects or
multiple smaller projects requiring independent judgment and
experience in the application of scientific/safety engineering
techniques and formulation of safety and health measures/plans to
reduce potential adverse impacts. Typically possesses
safety/health-related certifications from national/international
All applicants must have the right to work and remain in
Position for Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 Project Iquique, Port,
Pipeline or Concentrator, Chile . With the purpose of being
accredited to perform in the field, the position will begin in
Santiago until receiving the corresponding authorization and then
will move to the field as soon as possible to join the respective
Salary will be based on current market rates and the posted
grade will not be adjusted to suit the successful candidate.
Shaping tomorrow together
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering,
construction, and project management companies. Together with our
customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term
progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than
25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven
continents. We operate through four global businesses:
Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas &
Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are
built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless
adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality,
ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we
expect, what we deliver, and what we live.