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Process Safety Technical Authority

  • Location: Singapore
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Safety (HAZOP, HAZID, SIL and LOPA)
  • Date posted: 29/10/2018
  • Job reference: VR/44023
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client who provided competitive floating solutions for the offshore oil and gas industry are now looking for a process safety technical authority to join their team on a staff basis which will be based in East Asia. Excellent salary and benefits package and relocation package is available for the right candidate.


To support Process Safety Manager to define, develop, and maintain company concepts,
philosophy, procedures, guidance. When required, review and approve engineering deliverables of Process Safety efficiently according to the specified technical requirements, and provide Technical Authority advice.


§Develop/maintain corporate guidance and provide technical authority review and advice on FPSO HSSE Design Philosophy and Performance Standards for all SCEs identified for the project.
§Develop/maintain corporate guidance and provide technical authority advices when required on arrangement of active fire protection(including coverage), escape route, lifesaving appliances, fire and gas detectors locations(coverage), PAGA Layout, hazardous area classification and schedule, General Arrangement, vent list, Process PFD, P&ID, Marine P&ID, HVAC D&IDs, ESDPhilosophy/hierarchy, F&G and ESD C&E, PFP philosophy/spec/drawings, firewater hydraulic analysis (ring main, deluge, cargo deck foam) and surge analysis, safety layout.
§Develop/maintain corporate guidance and provide technical authority advices when required onsafety risk assessment such as HAZID, HAZOP, FRA, ERA, and QRA, exhaust gas and vent dispersion analysis, dropped object analysis, ship collision analysis, Evacuation, Temporary Refuge Rescue Analysis (ETRERA), predictive noise study, RAM study, Structural fire risk analysis, Emergency Systems Survivability Analysis (ESSA), Human Factor Analysis, SIL assessment, and ALARP Evaluation, dropped object study, 2D vent dispersion study, Evacuation, and Temporary Refuge Rescue Analysis (ETRERA), and any other Technical Notes
§Develop and maintain corporate guidance and provide technical authority advice on the inhouse calculation such as the fire water and foam demand, fire water hydraulic and 2D carg vent dispersion using PHAST software.
§Anticipates potential problems and takes preventive actions and handles variations in project execution by discussion with process safety manager. Develop unique solutions for complex technical problems that may include new design concept.
§Provide technical authority advice when required on management of change and conduct follow up risk assessments where required
§Provides technical/engineering support and advice to BID/FEED projects, Construction/Commissioning work at site, including operation phase, trouble shoots and follows up with stakeholders to rectify the gaps or problems. Where necessary, provides offsite support and advice.
§Provide process safety input on Lessons and Learnt and incident investigation
§Keep updating new industry Process Safety and Loss Prevention subject and share with the Team
§Conduct specific studies to improve process safety design or methodology of risk Assessment
§Support Process Safety Manager to arrange and facilitate Process Safety Steering Committee
§Maintain master data base of SCE Performance Standards, generic Bowtie Diagram
§Manage to develop process safety training


§HSEQ: Complies with the relevant clauses of HSEQ Code of Conduct as described in the HSEQ Policies, 14 HSEQ Standards, and HSEQ Procedures to protect people and the environment at all times. Has a duty of care to ensure that all personnel work in a manner that is not harmful to their own health and safety and the health and safety of others.
§Compliance: Complies with the Group Policy Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at all times.
§Financial and Operational Dimensions/Impact and Decision Authority (Highlight key areas from the Responsibility/Financial matrix).
§Freedom to Act: Prescribed; Controlled; Standardized: Regulated; Directed; Generally Directed; Guided.
§This position is considered more seasoned, responsible and reliable in terms of knowledge, experience and decision making. Hence bigger responsibilities/accountability is expected. Has to independently decide on all technical and engineering matters and specifications related to Process safety. The value of the portion of the assigned project being handled varies.
§Does not evaluate and decide on the monetary aspects of the project.
§Has accountability on staff resource matters under the assigned team.
§Mentors junior peers and motivate them for career development.


§Reports to Process Safety Manager. On any matters relating to the assigned project, report to Project Engineering Manager of the assigned Project.
§Supervises Engineers on technical matters.
§Deals occasionally with suppliers on technical and engineering aspects of the project.
§Deals with client to resolve Technical queries that arise during the due course of the project. Occasionally, the job holder needs to perform certain degree of research and network with other industry experts to arrive at a solution.
§Deals with internal stakeholders (such as Operation, HSE, Process, Mechanical, Instrument, Controls, Naval Architect…) on technical matters.


§Educational Qualification: Bachelor in Naval Architect/Chemical Engineering or higher.
§Alternatively, Diploma in Engineering with several years of relevant working experience.


§More than 18 years of relevant working experience in Process Safety engineering in oil and gas sector.
§Is aware of applicable industry standards, Company standards, specifications and procedures for his/her functional area.
§Is competent in understanding on process safety inputs as well as accurate usage of data extraction sheet during preparation of process safety deliverables