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Process Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/10/2011
  • Time left:
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    (07/11/11)
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The Company:
Our Client is a major Oil and Gas Operator and has operations through-out the world. This role will be providing technical guidance within the upstream arm of the clients business.

The Role:
The Process Safety professional will provide technical guidance and support to the upstream business worldwide. We require Process Safety Engineers with experience in inherently safer design, quantitative risk assessment, layers of protection analysis, project and operations’ hazard reviews and HAZOP.

The work involves:

• Providing guidance to projects and operations on the application of Inherently Safer Design strategies.
• Commissioning and reviewing process safety engineering deliverables from engineering contractors and suppliers.
• Leading or participation in Major Accident Risk assessments, HAZIDs, HAZOPs, LOPAs and Project HSSE Reviews
• Maintaining and assist with development of Engineering Technical Practices
• Leading appropriate R&D and network programmes
• Participating in recruitment, mentoring and training activities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educated to degree level or similar in Chemical engineering or related subject

• Broad knowledge of design and operations of the process equipment in the upstream business
• Practical experience of field operations, preferably offshore, including process safety practices
• An in-depth understanding of hazard and risk analysis techniques
• Expert knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements, HSSE management systems and industry HSSE standards

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Knowledge of consequence assessment of fire and explosion, preferably involving use of QRA
• Experience in leading or participating in HAZOPs and other process safety and HSSE audits
• Knowledge and experience including supervision of engineering contractors and consultants
• MEng in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent
• Chartered engineer or registered professional engineer
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