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  • Job reference: RMS0123039

Technical Safety Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/03/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/03/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a global operator inthe Oil & Gas industry

The Role:
To support the zero harm objective of the Company's exploration and production by implementing the HSEQ Management System.
The role facilitates the delivery of effective, timely process safety support to the Company, ensuring that all risks are managed according to the HSEQ MS. Additionally to support risk and safety engineering aspects of design, fabrication, construction and production activities.
The position will initially be UK focussed but will expand to all Company's activities

HSE
In order to meet the company’s HSE responsibilities:
• Exhibit safe behaviours at all times when on company property and/or on company business
• Comply with all HSEQ policies and regulations
• Apply the HSEQ Management System as appropriate to the relevant area of the business

Job Specific Requirements
• Provide safety engineering advice across the Company 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 HSEQ 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 the Company's 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 the Company is a leader rather than a follower in adopting and implementing improved safety practices in their developments and subsequent operations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience with hazard identification and risk assessment techniques
- Ability to perform updates for operational safety cases and support/defend them to regulatory bodies
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