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  • Job reference: RMS0107047

Technical Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/02/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a Leading Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
Job Specific Requirements
• Provide safety engineering advice across EEP UK to ensure that risks to personnel are reduced to a level that is as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP), thereby ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and company policies;
• Act as Technical Authority for the Management of Safety Critical Elements and performance standards.
• Provide input to and in cases facilitate or chair HAZID, HAZOP and SIL studies; provide specialist expertise to asset/project teams in relation to major accident hazards, QRA, safety critical elements and performance standards. Risk Assessment expertise in technical and construction risk assessments is required.
• Leading members of the project group in executing engineering hazard management and formal safety assessment tasks in support of field projects, medium / small engineering modifications and consultancy studies
• Ensure that Safety Cases are prepared, developed and maintained to a consistently high standard and that they remain current and reflect good industry practice; and support/defend them to regulatory bodies. Where appropriate, engage with and support external consultants / contractors to carry out specialist studies, to ensure delivery of quality safety engineering support in all relevant areas;
• As necessary ensure that COMAH requirements are met as required
• Implement with the principles of HSE management issues during Concept, FEED and EPC phases into contract works
• Provide guidance on process safety design aspects of development projects
• Assisting line management and the HSEQ team on E&P safety issues
• When called upon, participate in accident / incident investigation, employing appropriate recognized techniques, to ensure root causes are identified and remedial actions implemented;
• Maintain awareness of and provide advice on relevant new / emerging regulations and support any consultation processes, to ensure Company is well positioned to manage any impact. This applies to activities in the UK, Norway and Algeria but will expand as the business grows.
• Provide advocacy in relation to technical safety improvements and deployment of new tools and techniques, to ensure good engineering practice is maintained and to promote continuous improvement as demanded by the company’s management systems.
• Form part of the EEPUK Emergency Response Team as required by company emergency response procedures
• Prepared to undertake continuous professional development (CPD) via company PEER to PEER relationships or industry awareness to ensure that our client is a leader rather than a follower in adopting and implementing improved safety practices in their developments and subsequent operations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc in an engineering discipline
Familiarity with hazard identification and risk assessment techniques
Ability to perform updates for operational safety cases and support/defend them to regulatory bodies
Proven experience in oil & gas industry
Ability to manage technical meetings, liaise/feedback with other disciplines, project management, client and regulatory authorities
Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in safety engineering in the oil and gas industry

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
MSc in Safety (considered a bonus)
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