Senior Health, Safety and Environmental Engineer - Saudi National - 3400623

Atkins Middle East
  • Senior Health, Safety and Environmental Engineer - Saudi National Jobs in SaudiArabia - 3400623

    Atkins Middle East
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • SaudiArabia
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Job Description

We require a Health, Safety and Environmental Engineer to implement, review and report on all aspects of the health, safety and environmental (HSE) management systems To ensure HSE systems and policies are adhered to by all employees in accordance with the contract documents, relevant international standards and localfederal authorities requirements


- Adhere to and implement Atkins internal HSE management system requirements and procedures for Atkins site team

- Adhere to project HSE requirements and implement this to Atkins team

- Monitor the compliance of all staff with the applicable safety standards and companys procedures and bring to the attention of the Project Manager any safety violations for their further action

- Monitor, assess and report on Contractor and Sub Contractors HSE compliance with the project HSE requirements as per the Contract and HSE legislation best practice

- Immediately bring to the attention of the Atkins PM the critical and outstanding safety issues for their further actions

- Conduct and co-ordinate regular safety training for staff

- Carry out daily site HSE tours with Contractor HSE staff and highlight findings

- Issue Safety Enforcement Notices (SEN) as per applicable Atkins procedure

- Follow up with the Contractor on outstanding HSE issues, including SENs and ensuring prompt closure with adequate evidence of compliance

- Review and comment of the Contractors HSE Plans Advise the Contractor to update the site safety plan when necessary

- Review and comment on Contractors risk assessments and work method statements

- Develop and update Atkins HSE documents (the Safety File), eg HSE Plan, HSE specific site risk assessment, office risk assessment, office fire risk assessment, etc

- Conduct accident and incident investigations for Atkins staff

- Compile accident report and incident statistics

- Chair weekly safety meetings where required with the Contractor and other parties as necessary Report any outstanding and critical safety issues or lack of action by the Contractor in the weekly progress meetings

- Prepare and maintain Atkins HSE registers, eg training, induction, SEN, inspection reports, accidentIncident, and others as required

- Report any accident on site immediately to Atkins UAE Health and Safety Manager and Line Manager

- Communicate, coordinate and seek any advice from Atkins UAE Health and Safety Manager as required

- On major issues, prior to issuing Safety Enforcement Notices - Prohibition Notice - seek advice from Atkins UAE Health and Safety Manager

- Monitor the Contractors compliance with UAE Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) legislation and Contractors HSE Plan and report and follow up any breaches

- Liaise with the Employer, Contractors and the Site Supervision Team and report status of safety issues

- Liaise with contractors Project Managers, Construction Managers and Safety Managers to improve safety provisions

- Prepare regular weekly, monthly and other reports as required on safety matters for issue to the Employer and Project Manager

- Ensure that relevant safety measures have been put in place for Atkins Engineers & Inspectors and provide training as and when require

- Co-ordinate safety-related activities for Atkins team and mentor regularly

- Carry out inductions for Atkins site staff

- General HSSE advice as required

Project Interface

- Inform Atkins PMRE with concerns on HSE on site that are not in compliance with the contract documents

- Assistsupport the site team and the respective PMRE with the implementation of health and safety management systems

- Assist in the site team in the external and internal audits to ensure the effective implementation of health, safety and environmental management systems and work with the site team for resolution of non-conformance issues

- Liaise with the project supervision team, coordinate and resolve any HSE issues of concern

- Analyse current HSE trends occurring on site and provide recommendations for continuous improvement

- Implementation of all health, safety and environmental audits, surveillance audits and work with site team for resolution of non-conformance issues

- Assist the site team by closing out any adverse HSE issue they have raised

- Assist the PMRE to prepare weekly Progress meeting HSE comments or documentation

- Prepare monthly HSE reports for PMRE

- Chair and co-ordinate weekly HSE meetings

- Mentor HSE Officer and other staff to ensure HSE knowledge is increased but monitor progress and assist in development

- Inform HSE Manager regularly on all aspects of HSE occurring on the project

Client Interface

- Provide necessary HSE reports recommendation as required by the Client for any project specific issues

- Attend meetings with Client (as required and requested by Atkins PMRE)

Contractor Interface

- Daily inspect site with HSE team to identify hazards but ensure any high risks are immediately controlled prior to leaving area

- Report on inspection findings via formal correspondence regularly

- Chair regular safety meetings where required and write up minutes for distribution

- Strong communication daily

Design Office Interface

- Identify and raise any adverse HSE issue identified that may jeopardise the safety of all concerned due to poor design This is to be raised via PMRE or HSE Manager

Functional Duties

- Assume responsibility of health, safety and environmental works in the project

- Monitor performance of the Contractor Sub-contractor and identify, raise any health, safety or environmental concerns with the PMRE or HSE Manager

- Review health, safety and environmental procedures and effectively implement HSE plans across the project

- Identify any particular site safety issues and bring to the notice of the contractor HSE PM RE

Line Management Administrative Duties

- Update and maintain Atkins HSE project documents

- Assist the project site team during internal, external and site surveillance audits

- Coordinate leave request and discuss leave covers

- Prepare and regularly (weekly) submit HSE reports



- A degree or diploma qualification in a related field

- Must be qualified with relevant Health and Safety Qualifications- Minimum NEBOSH IGC, OHSAS

- Minimum 8-10 years ac tive experience working on consultancies, civil engineering construction projects in the Middle East

- Proficient in Microsoft applications eg Word, Excel and Outlook

- Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

Salary & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes

- A competitive salary

- 22 working days annual leave

- Medical and life insurance cover

- Company gratuity scheme

- Discretionary bonus scheme

- Annual flight allowance to point of origin

- Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultant

SNC Lavalins Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967 The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979 In July 2017, Atkins was acquired by SNC Lavalin and so it is now part of larger global group that can support the full range of project delivery, from inception to construction and final operation

As one of the worlds most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

Company Profile

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.
We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers needs, our vision is to:

seek world class design and excellence
be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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