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Technical Safety Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Safety (HAZOP, HAZID, SIL and LOPA)
  • Date posted: 04/09/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43915
This vacancy has now expired.
This position is within our Operations & Maintenance business and will sit with the asset team supporting a FPSO. This is a 6 month contract role initially.

.Independently define concepts and critical deliverables, lead, plan, manage, control, review and approve engineering deliverables of process safety for the assigned project efficiently according to the specified technical requirements, timelines and budget, and to manage project resources and independently deal with and resolve all issues of the project, and provide guidance to the assigned team.
.Develop and review FPSO HSSE design philosophy and performance standards for all SCEs identified for the project.
.Guide process safety engineer to perform review of arrangement of active fire protection [including coverage], escape route, life-saving 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, ESD philosophy/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.
.Review the scope of work document covering the purpose, criteria and scope of safety 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.
.Direct process safety engineer to develop, review and approve the in-house study such as dropped object study, 2D vent dispersion study, evacuation, and temporary refuge rescue analysis [ETRERA], and any other technical notes when applicable.
.Direct process safety engineer to develop, review and approve the in-house calculation such as the fire water and foam demand, fire water hydraulic and 2D cargo vent dispersion using PHAST software.
.Review technical requisition, technical bid evaluation, vendor documents to highlight any discrepancies for safety systems and verify the design HSE action responses against the drawings and highlight any discrepancies for safety systems.
.Participate in meetings, reviews progress and addresses interface/implementation/execution issues, escalates to process safety manager where necessary to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.
.Participate in Client meetings and technical presentations.
.Visit the clients office abroad on a quarterly basis and attend the vessel on a regular basis.

.Relevant degree in chemical engineering or technical safety and loss prevention, or equivalent.
.Strong understanding of process safety inputs as well as accurate usage of data extraction sheet during preparation of process safety deliverables.
.Understanding of applicable industry standards, Company standards, specifications and procedures for their functional area.
.High level of computer literacy in office packages: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project.


.Excellent team spirit and proactive attitude.
.Ability to deliver high quality work on time.
.Ability to work on their own initiative with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
.Written and verbal communication skills.
.Ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
.Diligence & attention to detail.

Training required

.Basic Offshore Survival Induction Emergency Training [BOSIET] or Further Offshore Emergency Training [FOET].
.Helicopter Underwater Escape Training [HUET].
.International Minimum Industry Training [IMIST].
.Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System [CA-EBS].
.OGUK Medical.