Senior Safety Engineer

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  • Safety Engineering consultants are responsible for:
    • Safety Engineering Management;
    • Regulatory Compliance;
    • Technical Safety;
    • Environmental Engineering;
    • Loss Prevention;
    • Human Factor Engineering;
    • Sustainability;
    • Noise.
  • Leadership skills in Safety Engineering with the ability to handle complex multi-office projects;
  • Carrying responsibility for the project's success and providing strong direction for the team;
  • Plans and manages the work, managing the financial aspects of the discipline, including the man-hour estimates and margin goals;
  • Ensures effective management of change;
  • Understanding of project business case and reflecting this in the work environment such as productivity, schedule, workhour control, innovation, etc.;
  • Be involved in the development and implementation of activities such as the latest technology and methods to improve efficiency, accuracy and productivity for the department;
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects and demonstrates this by example;
  • Can work as an efficient team with project management and other disciplines, both within the organisation and that of the client;
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills (both verbal and written).


  • Safety:
    • Safety studies, e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, LOPA;
    • Safety philosophies;
    • Hazardous area classification studies, ignition control;
    • Heat radiation calculations;
    • Safety reviews & risk assessments;
    • Fire Protection, Safety & loss prevention;
    • Consequence Assessments, Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA);
    • Legislation & regulations. 
  • Environment:
    • Air, water, soil;
    • Emission calculations;
    • Dispersion;
    • Technology selection;
    • Permitting;
    • Noise.
  • Health:
    • Ergonomics;
    • Human Factor Engineering;
    • Machine Safety. 
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Chemical Engineering or another relevant engineering discipline from an internationally accredited university; 
  • Experience in Safety Engineering work in the Energy Transition and (Petro)chemical industry;
  • Experience in Safety Engineering work for projects in the Netherlands and/or Germany;
  • Capable of working independently;
  • in possession of a driver’s license;
  • Familiar with Dutch, German and International rules and regulations related to Safety Engineering;
  • Good command of the Dutch language is a plus.

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As a STAR specialist, you will be employed by STAR and work on the most important projects of today and tomorrow. While you focus all your attention on your current assignment, your personal STAR consultant will be working on your next step. As a specialist working through STAR, we keep helping you further develop your career.

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Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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