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  • Job reference: RMS0127645

Process Safety Engineer - 3

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/07/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/08/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A Major Oil & Gas Operator

The Role:
Provide technical safety support and project HSE leadership to multi-discipline teams through the project delivery cycle. The types of technical safety include: Discipline Control and Assurance Framework (DCAF) deliverables, compliance with Project Guide, use of Control Framework, and working with team to develop solutions to challenging HSE issues.

Position description - Purpose
Plan, execute, and deliver HSSE-Social Performance for Major Projects to achieve Top Quartile performance in pursuit of achieving Goal Zero in Process Safety. Create and deliver maximum value from exploration and development opportunities. Preserve reputation and license to operate.

• Understand the Golden Rules.
• Understand the Life Saving Rules.
• Ensure Major Projects deliver global commitments for HSSE-SP, with emphasis on implementation of the HSSE & SP Control Framework AI-PSM Standard and project HSE DCAF deliverables.
• Accountable to Project and regional stakeholders whose diverse expectations must be successfully managed.
• Design and implement effective HSSE risk management plans on major projects, including HSSE for execution phase contracts and associated design and construction contractors.
• Demonstrate judgment by deferring to experts in areas where not qualified, and by seeking out their advice.
• Demonstrate ALARP for major accident hazards through application of the Hazards & Effects Management Process (HEMP).
• Organize HSE risk assessment workshops and studies, including HAZIDs/HAZOPs, SIL assessments, facility siting/layout assessments, physical effects modeling, etc. during all project lifecycle stages.
• Assure management of safety critical elements through the project lifecycle, including development of performance standards.
• Ensure the proper contractual terms and conditions are included in the FEED and Detail Design contracts to cover all DCAF deliverables with quality work output.
• Assure content of Project HSSE deliverables to be performed by or contractors.
• Manage time, productivity and progress of and contractor work in order to meet project milestones and overall schedule.
• Comply with Project Safety Plans
• Understand PTW, Confined Space, Excavation and Hot Work Procedures.
• Understand Material Safety Data Sheets.
• Perform, comply, audit and make assessment of Safety Management System.
• Have knowledge of applicable industrial codes and standards.
• Familiar with regulatory requirements.
• Hazard Analysis using Bow Tie and/or Layers of Protection Analysis.
• Provide scenario development and technical safety input into the Instrumented Protective Function/Safety Integrity Level review.
• Fire safety risk assessment.
• Emergency Evacuation and Rescue Analysis (EERA)
• Knowledge of HSE Standards and Guidelines.
• Awareness of Incident (including environmental) reporting.
• Offshore Safety Training (when required).
• Familiar with Shell DEP Specifications.
• Able to read and understand drawings (PEFS and/or P&IDs)
• Process Safety Review (systematic review of a process system by What If? Checklist or other methodology).
• Hazardous Area Classification (IP15 and/or NFPA).
• Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) per OSHA 1910.119 requirement.
• Relief valve scenario development and sizing.
• Emergency Depressuring Systems and/or Blowdown Systems.
• Physical effects consequence modeling (including fires, explosion and toxic releases).
• Explosion prediction and protection.
• Quantitative Risk Assessment (both onshore and offshore facilities).
• Facility siting studies for onshore occupied buildings.
• Layout and segregation.
• Firewater & Active Fire Protection.
• Passive Fire Protection.
• Detection
• Emergency Systems Survivability Analysis.
• Smoke Ingress Analysis.
• Dropped objects assessment.
• Collision Assessment.
• Temporary Refuge Design and Impairment.
• Electrostatics
• Emergency Response.
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• Provide Technical HSSE expertise and project HSE leadership to various major projects in upstream/midstream or downstream.
• Work seamlessly with other Project disciplines to ensure smooth delivery throughout the project cycle.
• Travel (domestic, international and/or offshore) may be required including occasional irregular hours when at field locations. The ability to manage this in terms of work-life balance is a pre-requisite for this function.
• Must be able to plan and execute a major project in diverse geographical, cultural and political environments, including widely varying levels of development and infrastructure, such that consistent, world class results are achieved.
• Must have the ability to be self directed and work independently.
• Must work with senior leaders to find solutions to difficult problems.
• Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team is essential.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Provide Technical HSSE expertise and project HSE leadership to various major projects in upstream/midstream or downstream.
• Work seamlessly with other Project disciplines to ensure smooth delivery throughout the project cycle.
• Travel (domestic, international and/or offshore) may be required including occasional irregular hours when at field locations. The ability to manage this in terms of work-life balance is a pre-requisite for this function.
• Must be able to plan and execute a major project in diverse geographical, cultural and political environments, including widely varying levels of development and infrastructure, such that consistent, world class results are achieved.
• Must have the ability to be self directed and work independently.
• Must work with senior leaders to find solutions to difficult problems.
• Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team is essential.
• Ability to manage contractors including the responding to technical quer

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Willing to travel – internationally.
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