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Safety Engineer - Automation

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Various Sites
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/05/2018
  • Duration: 1 year renewable
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The Role:
Automation Functional Safety Engineer:

The Automation Functional Safety Engineer has advisory support responsibilities for the client safety shutdown systems and is expected to proactively assure that the safety systems themselves are functioning and that automation integrity requirements are met. The Functional Safety Engineer is the person who has advisory support responsibilities of the installed critical automation systems.

Short Term Responsibilities:

Creation of SOAs identifying all IPLs
Interface and review project SIS designs and review/create SOAs for projects
PHA participation

Long Term Responsibilities:

Advisory support responsibilities for SIS Life Cycle Phase 5
Verification/Creation of SOAs based on new PHAs
Interface and review project SIS designs and review/create SOAs for projects
Be primary responsible person for reporting and finding solutions to automation Non-Conformance Report (NCR) items.
Review diagnostics data and ensure automation systems are being maintained and that automation failure and faults are corrected.
Audit proof tests to ensure they are carried out on time and correctly
Make recommendations for automation system improvements including adjusting SIL verification calculations, adjusting test frequencies, changing procedures, replacing and updating devices and adjusting training programs.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
CFSE, CFSP, ISA, TUV or Chevron functional safety certified.
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and 7 years of experience preferred. Preferred degree is Chemical Engineering. Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in lieu of academic performance.
Experience: 5+ years in industrial safety shutdown system
Preferred qualifications include:
Significant in plant experience.
Good understanding of process plant equipment and processes.
Good instrumentation and control knowledge.
FAT, SAT and commissioning experience.
Thorough understanding of functional safety and safety integrity level concepts.
Excellent English written and spoken communication skills.

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