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  • Job reference: RMS0141614

Process Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/05/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/05/14)
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The Company:
Our Client is an Operating Company holding a production sharing agreement for a major asset in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

The Role:
Our leading client is currently seeking a Process Safety Engineer based in Kurdistan working on a rotational basis (6/2 or 6/3) to start ASAP.

The Process Safety Engineer will provide specialist expertise in the understanding, assessment and active management of major accident hazards and risks.
Conduct SIL studies
Ensure dispersion modelling is conducted and imminent requirements identified
Maintain the operational risk register
Monitor and evaluate risks associated with the loading operations at Truck Loading Station
Authoring and updating Company's Engineering Technical Practices on Process Safety topics
Supporting a growing technology development programme in the area of Process Safety, particularly around developing and enhancing current processes and tools for management of risks to people
Conducting fire, explosion and other hazard and risk assessments
Providing guidance on appropriate designs and systems to prevent, control and mitigate risks
Contribute to delivery of the Operations and Engineering Technology Unit Performance Contract, through the objectives of the Management Team.
Demonstrate strong health, safety, environmental and regulatory compliance record with an understanding and commitment to safety and environmental requirements.
Provide coaching and development for Team members.
Develop strategies for defining and implementing Safety Programs (including Process Safety) in Operations.
Interpret Safety and Process Safety requirements across projects and operations.
Participate in risk reviews - such as Process Hazardous Analysis(PHA's), participate in project reviews and ensure they are effective and address all appropriate areas of Process Safety.
Develop recommendations for addressing Process Safety deficiencies identified in these reviews - ensure proper documentation is complete and stored in the correct database.
Participate in audits as required (as an Auditor or Lead Auditor).
Provide Process Safety expertise for Management of Change.
Provide Process Safety training for technical personnel.
Participate in Process Safety incident root cause investigations and assist in leveraging the learning from these incidents across Company.
Provide general consulting on Safety and Process Safety issues.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Significant industrial experience in the area of Process Safety, with a focus on risk management relating to Major Accident Hazards
Degree qualified in an appropriate technical discipline (Chemical Engineering or equivalent)
Advanced relevant work experience, preferable in the oil and gas industry
Previous international experience preferable, particularly within hardship locations/ Middle East
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