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Technical Safety & Facilities Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/01/2021
  • Duration: perm
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The Role:
* Provides Technical Safety related competence and guidance to the North assets.
* Provide Facilities Engineering related competence and guidance to the North assets.
* Responsible for improving and maintaining awareness of technical/process safety and major accident hazard risk at all levels within FPS (senior management to operating/ maintenance technicians) and including explaining engineering decisions and rationale.
* Provides specialist approval authority for Plant Modifications with significant process safety impact to ensure robustness of management of change process.
* Supports the review and update of the local area COMAH and Offshore Safety Case reports to meet legislative requirements.
* Coaches/mentors less experienced engineers to ensure technical safety issues are addressed as part of design and operational processes.

* Strong, demonstrable SHE leadership within the office environment and onsite.
* Leads the planning and implementation of the local Process Hazards Analysis programmes including chairing PHAs and/or identifying appropriate resource to chair;
* Facilitate the FPS North Process Safety & Integrity Management Meeting;
* Leads LOPAs (Level of Protection Analysis) reviews (in response to Asset or Project demand);
* Leads Safety Engineering Reviews in response to Asset or Project demand;
* Regularly reviews the status of process safety information and identifies gaps and develops improvement plans;
* Audits asset compliance with the plant modification system and identifies areas for improvement.
* Identify opportunities to improve SHE, availability, variable cost and fixed cost.
* Prepare detailed project study reports to ensure generation of accurate project proposals.
* Support implementation of activities or projects (capital and revenue) to improve SHE, availability/reliability and cost performance.
* Act as focal point for FPS North Management of Change process.

* Job holder expected to be part of the FPS Incident Management Team (formal rota);
* Periods of inconvenience to support planned and unplanned outages.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Chemical engineering Degree with or working towards a Postgraduate Qualification in Safety and Risk Management.
* Minimum of 10 years' experience in oil and gas industry operations. This experience should be wide ranging and cover some experience of projects, design and manufacturing environments.
* Demonstrable experience of providing Technical Safety Engineering support to on and offshore operations, including subsea and onshore overland pipelines.
* Significant experience of safety and risk assessment methods and safety management.
* Experienced in leading HAZOPs and PHAs.
* Knowledge of Risk Assessment and management processes - knowledge of specific tools required and ability to interpret results.
* Up to date knowledge of Offshore and Onshore Legislation and Regulations.
* Strong awareness of human factors influence on process safety.
* Proficient with management of change processes.
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to create relationships with stak

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, 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.

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