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Date Added: Sat 17/02/2024

Technical Safety Engineer

Norwich, NR1, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Technical Safety Engineer

Our client, a leading independent Oil & Gas operator are currently seeking a Technical Safety Engineer to join their QSSHE team, located in Norwich.

This is a full-time, 12 month contract based in Norwich, working Monday to Friday.

The Technical Safety Engineer part of the QSSHE team and is responsible for the provision of safety engineering support to our client's SNS operation. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with UK QSSHE legislation, codes of practice, guidelines, industry standards and best practice.

Key Responsibilities include:

Carry out competent in-house safety studies in support of operations and projects including but not limited to following:

* Chairing and facilitating safety studies such as Total Risk Management, HAZID, Bowtie, ALARP

* Development of Barrier Diagrams (Bowties)

* Consequence modelling using DNV GL PHAST or FLARESIM software is mandatory

* Mini Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA) including Event and Fault Tree development

* Hazardous Area Classification

* Fire and Explosion Risk Assessment

* Preparing Safety Case Material Changes

* Conducting 5 yearly Thorough Reviews

* Knowledge in COMAH regulations is desirable

* Knowledge in Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling is desirable

Preparing the scope of requirements, commissioning, managing and reviewing technical safety studies from competent contractors in support of operations and projects including but not limited to following:

* QRA and Cost Benefit Analysis

* Escape, Evacuation and Rescue Assessment

* Probabilistic Explosion Assessment

* Quantitative/Qualitative Safety Critical System Impairment Assessment

* Occupied Building Risk Assessment (Good knowledge of HAZOP, SIL and LOPA is desirable.)

* Provide safety engineering support for Management of Change process (MOC) and identify the appropriate safety studies that should be completed.

* Engage with operations and projects to ensure that all necessary regulatory requirements and approved codes of practice are identified, permits obtained, and conditions complied with.

* Provide coaching, guidance and advice to operations, engineering and other support teams to ensure compliance with applicable legislation such as OSDR/SCR, PFEER, DSEAR, DCR, PSR and PSSR.

* Liaise with regulatory bodies on matters of HSE, understanding regulatory drivers and providing guidance to on matters of regulatory compliance.

* Maintain current in changes to HSE legislations, codes, guidelines and industry standards, interpreting these.

* Provide support to others within the team to ensure requirements under Safety Case Regulations (SCR) are achieved, including maintenance of documentation up to date and providing support and input to the periodic reviews (i.e. SCR Thorough Review Programme).

* Identifying opportunities and efficiencies to improve overall QSSHE standards and performance throughout the SNS Operation

Safety & Environmentally Critical Tasks:

* SNS Technical Safety Engineer

* SNS Management of Change - Technical Reviewer. o Review Management of Change (MOC) proposals via the eMOC system, address technical queries, ensure compliance with technical standards within the Process discipline and provide access to specialist engineering advice.

* SNS Operational Risk Assessment - Participant

Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses:

FLARESIM (Flare Modelling)

Health & Safety Compliance (Inc. SECE) CBT

PHA-Pro End User

Phast Advanced Discharge Modelling

Phast Advanced Dispersion and Toxic Modelling

Phast Advanced Flammable Modelling

Phast Software Introduction

Risk Management - Bowtie Method

Hazardous Area Classification

Key Responsibilities:

* Higher technical qualification within engineering field e.g. Process Safety, Chemical or Mechanical is mandatory. Chartered in mechanical, chemical/process engineering is desirable

* 10+ years' experience in Safety Engineering in Oil & Gas Industry. Experience in both design and operation is desirable.

* Software knowledge MS Office (Word/Excel mandatory), PHAST, PHA-Pro, BowTie XP, FLARESIM

* Ability to prepare technical reports and letters, work to deadlines, organised and methodical. Ability to interact with Senior Management and regulatory bodies. Technically confident.

For further details regarding this exciting opportunity please forward a copy of your CV today!

Todd Hayes Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the large number of applications we receive I'm afraid we are unable to respond to everyone individually however your details will remain on file should another suitable opportunity become available moving forward.

If we can take your application further, we will of course be in touch.

Todd Hayes is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Todd Hayes Ltd
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