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Engineering Specialist - Process Safety Risk (Vietnamese Candidates Only)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/05/2014
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The Company:
Saudi Aramco: The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas p

The Role:
Req Number 70042996B
Job Title Engineering Specialist - Process Safety Risk
Admin Area Engineering Services
Business Line Engineering, Capital & Operations Support

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking an Engineering Specialist in the area of Process Safety Engineering with an emphasis on risk studies including High Pressure Protection Systems, Wellhead Safety Systems, and related piping, actuators, valves, safety logic solvers and instrumentation. The role will be working in the Process & Control Systems Department/Process Automation Systems Division. The Process Automation Systems Division offers engineering expertise in Custody Management, Process Instrumentation, High Integrity Protective Systems (HIPS), Plant Networks and Computing, and Process Automation Systems. This position will be based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Review and write corporate engineering procedures and standards to define risk reduction requirements associated with HIPS installed within upstream and downstream applications.
• Provide high level technical leadership on multidisciplinary teams, including third-party safety consultants to conduct Quantitative Risk Assessment studies.
• Perform technical studies and communicate the results of the risk assessment studies to technical and management personnel.
• Serve as the corporate authority on new and emerging technologies in your area of expertise and pioneer Saudi Aramco’s use of these technologies.
• Review mega project design and proposals.

Auto req ID 8233BR

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be required to have the following: A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Process Safety) or other related degree from an accredited university. A minimum of 10 years experience in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry, with a leadership role in conducting risk assessment studies of safety instrumented systems (ESD and HIPS). This will include Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) studies, Dispersion Simulation, Fault Tree Analysis for the evaluation of HIPS and knowledge of accepted industry safety risk criteria. Knowledge of failure rates for field instruments; safety logic solvers; integrated valves and actuators, along with peripheral safety related instrumentation (local control panels, solenoid valves, hydraulic pilots, cables, enclosures, trays and tubing); and the implications of functional testing, common cause failure contribution calculations, etc.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Specific experience is required with Safety Instrumented System applications. Knowledge of design alternatives to accommodate corporate risk criteria, including fortified zones in downstream flowlines, distance requirements from populated areas, threshold H2S and combustible gas levels, etc. Must be knowledgeable of national and international safety standards; specifically the IEC, API and NFPA. Must have excellent written and verbal English skills with experience in developing and presenting technical reports. Must be able to demonstrate a high level of computer literacy with an advanced level of experience in the use of office and technical software.
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