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Process Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Tengiz
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/05/2014
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The Company:
A major Oil & Gas Operator with extensive projects in the Caspian Region.

The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Process Safety Engineer for an Oil & Gas Operator within Kazakhstan

Location: Tengiz
Duration: 12 months+
Rotation: 28/28
Hours worked: 12 hrs per day (6 hrs on a Sunday)
Day Rate: Negotiable
Accommodation: Camp site provided
Flights: Provided

Working knowledge and practical experience of Safe Work Practices, Operating/Maintenance procedures, and Engineering Codes and Standards as applied to process plants
Practical understanding of design and operation of a chemical processing plant (sour gas experience preferred)
Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and influencing skills with ability to work with multiple levels of the organization. Able to represent company at global conferences and meetings.
Strong technical analytical skills to identify underlying gaps and deficiencies related to chemical process risk management
Hazard identification and risk assessment experience
Ability to independently identify, develop and implement Process Safety programs
Strong technical writing skills
Project Management experience
Previous work experience in Process Safety or related work in industrial or production facility OE Certification (expected in first 6 months in role)
The goal of the hiring program is to have well, but not fully qualified and capable engineers and analysts. Individuals with complete skill sets are rare and these are new positions so the individuals in these roles will need to be trained and mentored on the various Process Safety elements. They will need some developmental training on the job and it will be necessary to attend some specialized Process Safety courses and/or Network meetings to build required OC. It should not be expected that candidates will meet all requirements and preferences in the job description, rather, we will find the best fit and the successful candidates will be trained on the job.

Work experience:
Four or more years experience in Process Engineering or Design Engineering in industry
Language skills:
Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner (both written and verbal) –English. Ability to speak and write Russian is an additional valued skill.

PC skills:
Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, strong Excel skills, ability to develop spreadsheets and generate graphs, tables, and use Functions.
Identify common LOC PS incident themes and gap trends by reviewing similar LOC incidents in aggregate; collaborate with OE Advisors and other SMEs to develop recommendations to eliminate repeat incidents and improve performance.
Participate in significant (not all) PS related incident investigations involving loss of containment – these will be assigned by the PS Coordinator.
Develop Process Safety lessons learned, present Process Safety OE moments to technical, Operational and Maintenance workforce, and train technical and other personnel in effective and meaningful manner.
Conduct quality reviews of PHAs and MOCs
Lead multi-department development of new PS metrics. Collaborate with other SMEs and build team as necessary.
Coach the PS Analyst in monthly/quarterly data collection and analysis.
Manage the Process Safety Resource Loaded Work Plan – add new projects/initiatives and track progress; the PS analyst will be assisting with this effort
Consult on PS website and Dashboard development
Support Competency Development Group Process Safety related training development with advice and technical recommendations for content

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree
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