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Proces Technical Safety engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Rijswijk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/11/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. Their innovative approach ensures they are ready to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.

The Role:
This is a an opportunity to join the dynamic team of experienced process engineering safety specialists who conduct engineering design reviews and risk assessments both in the office and on site.

The purpose of this position is to provide advice on process/technical safety reviews to company’s businesses in the Europe, Middle East & Africa, (EMEA). Occasionally businesses in other regions will also be served. (The Americas & Asia Pac)

These reviews help the company to establish fit for purpose and cost-effective approaches to process/technical safety engineering and asset operability and integrity.

Extensive opportunity for leading diverse teams throughout company’s global businesses, gaining exposure in virtually all of company’s major manufacturing processes. The work product is essential for driving process safety investment decisions.

Leading the following activities will be key:

• Process, Technical, Desk & Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews that will address technical and operational issues in a way that is fully integrated with the management of other business risks and activities.
• Application of Hazard and Effect Management Process principles including As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP) determination via various techniques including Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA).
• Strategic partnerships with key customers in the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region in the area of Process Technical Safety.
• Be accountable for the quality of the deliverables both in terms of technical content, clarity and practicality of the recommendations and solutions offered.
• Pre-startup Safety Reviews and training on technical safety

The Process Technical Safety team also delivers specific related process safety technical services to projects, to which you will gain exposure, such as:

• Design of safety systems including pressure relief facilities, flare systems, and emergency depressuring systems.
• Design of fire protection systems, structural fireproofing, and area drainage in conjunction with other discipline teams.

The scope of work will additionally include activities related to Instrumented Protected Function and Safety Integrity Level Classification, Area Classification and dispersion analysis.

After sufficient training and experience, the role will encompass teaching the Technical Safety Engineering course at customer locations and in the three training centres in The Netherlands, Kuala Lumpur & Houston

You will become qualified in Process Safety Assessments and Technical Safety Reviews, providing consistency of Process Safety Reviews across the various businesses.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- You are qualified to degree level in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
- 10-15 years of experience in the oil & gas industry
- Experience in technical safety in petrochemical manufacturing/gas plant or in oil/gas exploration and production
- Strong process engineering skills, with a focus on operations and design along with a true interest in process safety and technical safety engineering

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Your experience with flare and relief system design (specifically the ability to identify relief scenarios and quantify the relief loads) is an advantage but not a pre-requisite
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