IMI1904 - Safety Engineer

Job Family: Health , Safety , Quality Assurance and Environment Protection
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Health,Safety,Environment & Quality
Department: Operational Safety
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2023


Summary of the main purpose of the job as the basic function and scope of the job in terms of organization, geographic areas supported, financial or other volume/size metrics, strategic impact and nature of supervision received or exercised related to the job in a descriptive manner.

This job role is critical in ensuring that IMI is operating in accordance with set standards and procedures to ensure that health and safety of our employee’s, contractors and visitors by maintaining a high level of compliance with all applicable legal, contractual and regulatory requirements and obligations. Safety Engineers will work closely with site supervision, managers, industrial worker and contractors to ensure corporate HSE targets and objectives are met.



Promote HSE awareness through proper communication of IMI HSE policies, standards and procedures to the workers in order to enable compliance.

• Monitor compliance to IMI HSE standards, processes and procedures and provide necessary feedback/advice to line supervision/management team and HSE department.

• Take an active role in conducting, monitoring and implementing hazard control processes including Task Risk Assessments (TRAs), Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Permit-to-Work documentation/auditing and site safety programs.

• Assist frontline supervisors in ensuring pre-task toolbox talks are well delivered to the workforce on the control measures identified in risk assessments/safe systems of work and ensure that records are maintained.

• Participate and encourage active participation of the workers in HSE programs including but not limited to hazard identification, inspections, audits, awareness campaigns and Safety meetings.

• Carry out regular inspections of work areas, ensure that deficiencies are immediately reported/followed up and recorded as per IMI hazard reporting procedure. 





•Conduct daily Permit to Work (PTW) and relevant certificates verification audits to ensure compliance with IMI procedure.

• Lead and participate in HSE audits (as required) of IMI onsite and offsite processes/activities in order to check on their compliance with local and international standards and company reference documents.

• Assist and participate (in accordance with IMI EMP) in emergency drills and during real emergency situations within IMI operational areas.

• Participate in incident investigations, compilation of incident reports and dissemination of lessons learned to the workers.

• Verify that corrective actions from (but not limited to) incident investigations, audits, inspections etc., have been communicated, implemented and are effective.

• Ensure that assets required for the safe performance of the works are identified, handled, maintained and disposed of in accordance with relevant IMI policies and procedures.

• Collate and submit HSE reports to Project HSE Manager/Lead/Supervisor on daily, weekly or monthly basis as required.

• Carry out any other duties as instructed by HSE supervisor(s)/Leads, actively contribute to the achievement of corporate and departmental KPIs by ensuring that required HSE-related documented information are maintained and available to the appropriate persons/group.

• Act as a mentor to Safety Officers.

• May be required to work additional hours / days to meet operational requirements at short notice. 




• HND/BSc in Safety or relevant discipline.

• NVQ OH&S Level 3, educated to secondary school level. Professional Qualifications (Certifications & Accreditations)

• Attained or working towards obtaining the NEBOSH General Certificate.

• Internal auditor (OH&S / EMS) Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

• Ability to communicate with site management team, clients and other parties, peers and workforce.

• Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team.

• Ability to identify unsafe acts/practices and conditions and suggest control/mitigating measures.

• Ability to identify and implement HSE control processes to support the attainment of organizational HSE objectives, KPIs and deliverables.

• Ability to react appropriately in emergency situations and work calmly under pressure.

• Knowledge of applicable local and international regulations, standards and best practices.

• Competent understanding and communication of IMI HSE management systems and their implementation in respect to industrial / maritime yards and project operations


•Possess working knowledge or undergone training in incident investigation and Root Cause Analysis.

• Successfully completed Basic First Aid, and Authorized Gas Testing Training.

• Knowledge of the requirements as an IRCA auditor of the international standards such as ISO 45001:2018, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015.

• Good communication and presentation skills.

• Ability to work with cross-functional groups and people of diverse nationalities.

• High level of integrity and ethical behavior – sets good example.

• Performance/delivery orientated. • Flexibility to multi-task when required.

• Team player, rigorous, objective and performance/delivery orientated

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. CV
3. National ID