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  • Job reference: RMS0120373

Principal Technical Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/02/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is an international energy service company with £5bn sales, employing more than 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.
The group consists of 3 divisions being Engineering and Production Facilities, Well Support and Gas Turbine Services.
Our Client is an international leader in both marginal field developments, in life-of-field engineering and in production support.

The Role:
Basic Purpose of Job:
o Assure Technical Integrity of the discipline output on the contract or project.
o Responsible for ensuring that the principles of Inherent Safety and Risk Based Design are fully incorporated in the project.
o Execute Technical Safety discipline engineering activities within budget and schedule, maintain technical integrity and act as a discipline focal point.

Supervisory and Managerial Duties:
• Supervision of Technical Safety engineering staff under their control, & responsibility for the technical quality of work produced by them.
• Represent contract or project in corporate engineering function issues.
• Assist the Lead Engineer when required in the management of the discipline design function.

Main Duties:
o Be conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards e.g., BS, API and Client codes and standards, DCR, PFEER, SCR and HS&E Regulations and EU Directives
o Be aware and understand the business drivers within the Client organisation and how these can be influenced by innovated designs and minimum cost solutions
o Production of cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe.
o Progress of the works under their control and the achievement of targets. Responsible for reporting progress as per company systems and procedures
o Identification of increase or reduction in scope, raising the necessary support documents for Project Control Purposes
o Review work/work output of discipline assigned staff as required
o Responsible for identifying all project technical safety risks and ensuring they are reduced to a level that is as low as is reasonably practicable (ALARP).
o Responsible for all communication / liaison with the clients and Independent Verifications Bodies (IVB) regarding Technical Safety Concerns.

Health and Safety Responsibilities:
• Shall take into account all aspects of the "Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974)",
• Knowledge of, compliance with and promotion of office, site and contract/project health and safety guidelines and procedures.
• Comply with the Safety Management System
• Participates in project safety and design reviews as required, including HAZOP, HAZID, SIL and risk assessments in accordance with the company design risk management procedures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education & Qualifications:
• Minimum BSc/ BEng in Engineering discipline.
• Preferably Post Graduate Safety related qualification.
• Preferably chartered (CEng or equivalent) and member of relevant professional institution.

Specific Training / Specialist Skills:
• Capable of reading and interpreting P&IDs and C&E's.
• Experienced in consequence modelling.
• Experienced in the assessment of Major Accident Hazards.
• Familiar with typical QRA techniques.
• Computer fluency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
• Experienced in HAZOP technique.
• Experienced in HAZID technique.
• Awareness of SIL assessment techniques (Risk Graph & LOPA Methods).
• Awareness of PHSSER reviews.
• Experienced in managing conceptual and feasibility studies including use of technical-economic analysis to select optimum safety schemes
• Familiar with reliability assessment techniques/software packages (i.e. Fault Tree +)

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