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  • Job reference: RMS0181129

Alarm Management Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/09/2017
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity to join our Process Safety team based in Norwich. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing alarm management philosophy, working with all assets to create and implement bespoke alarm rationalisation plans. The individual will be integral to the team offering wider support as the business dictates, supporting any new planned activities.

Key Tasks:

Part of the process safety team delivering the process safety improvement programme
Ensure compliance with all aspects of health, safety and environmental legislation within sphere of responsibility
Act as Single Point of Accountability for specific project delivery in the Process Safety team, and provide input where required to projects carried out by the operations or projects teams
Implementation of client alarm management philosophy on designated assets
To develop and implement alarm rationalisation plans for each asset
Ensure appropriate Alarm Response Manuals are created.
To lead alarm rationalisation meetings

Required skills:
Experience of working in the oil and gas or similarly appropriate industry.
Excellent team working skills and a strong communicator with the ability to interact with organisational personnel at all levels and with contract personnel with whom the individual would have direct working contact.
Good understanding of EMMUA 191 edition 3 and IEC 62682
Good time management skills and an ability to plan and organise both work activities and the resources required to execute said work activities.
Able to proactively apply previous lessons learnt
Able to provide integrity and enforce appropriate standards in spite of pressure from other personnel focussing on time and costs.
Able to prevent conflicts between activities in support of business priorities.
Well developed interpersonal and leadership skills, self motivated and able to motivate and inspire others.
Able to work with others using a variety of influencing skills to avoid conflict and arrive at the best overall outcome from a business and HSE perspective.
Open mindedness and the ability to challenge conventional methods of working, examine multiple options and select the preferred solution. Able to prioritise activities
An enthusiastic approach with a keenness to learn and develop best in class working relationships with contractors and fellow employees alike.
Organisational and meetings skills to lead and chair alarm rationalisation meetings

Knowledge & Experience

Alarm Management with some formal training (suggested is the ABB 3 day course)
Good oil and gas operational knowledge.
3 to 5 years' experience in an automations role working with HMI/Alarm logging systems
Programming rule setting experience with alarm management software or the ability to clearly define these for implementation by others.
Knowledgeable of process safety, possibly even FSEng qualified
Awareness of project management fundamentals
Competent in management of change processes, their implementation and management thereof.
Risk Management - Practical knowledge of risk management within an operational set-up, preferably with actual exposure/experience on an operational site.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.