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Job Title: Lead Technical Safety Engineer/ HAZOP Chair



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Job Type: Permanent full-time

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Lead Technical Safety Engineer/ HAZOP Chair

The candidate would be responsible for the provision of discipline engineering service and focal point for the engineering activities of the discipline; they would also be responsible for management of resources, technology and the maintenance of the technical assurance of the discipline

Scope of position: 

The Lead Technical Safety Engineer/ HAZOP Chair will be responsible for the provision of discipline engineering service and focal point for the engineering activities of the discipline; they will also be responsible for management of resources, technology and the maintenance of the technical assurance of the discipline. 

Key Duties: 

  • Knowledge of and adherence to Massy Wood Group Ltd. and project specific Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Plans and Procedures.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Company and project specific Quality Management Systems and Procedures.
  • Technical assurance of discipline deliverables, discipline content of IDC prints and vendor documents.
  • Supervision of discipline personnel ensuring Company and project specific Management Systems and Procedures are followed.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Neal & Massy Wood Group and project specific Engineering Management Systems and Procedures relevant to the role.
  • Keeps up to date with technical developments, client and Neal & Massy Wood Group specifications, industry, national and international codes, standards and legislative requirements relevant to the role.
  • Demonstrates the appropriate competence level for the job.
  • Is a source for guidance on a majority of discipline applications.
  • Coordination of technical matters within discipline and with other disciplines as required.
  • Suggestions for improvements in discipline procedures and working practices.
  • Development of training plans for discipline personnel
  • Development of discipline scopes of work, estimates and schedules.
  • Management of the overall contract discipline scope of work, budget, schedule and resource requirement with respect to delivery, monitoring and changes.
  • Discipline focal point for the contract.
  • Approval, checking and preparation of design/engineering documentation.
  • Conduct design safety reviews and assessments to ensure that risks are ALARP.
  • Provide technical safety input for other disciplines as required.
  • Awareness and understanding of the business drivers within the Company / client relationship and how these can be influenced.
  • Approval of timesheets for discipline personnel allocated to the contract.
  • Representation of Company with clients and suppliers / vendors in a professional manner.
  • Provide technical safety input for business development strategies, proposals and tendering activities and marketing initiatives.
  • Assist Discipline Function Lead with management of discipline personnel working on the contract.
  • Resource planning to maintain adequate staff levels considering short and long term requirements of the contract. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • First Degree in Process Engineering or Chemical Engineering (BSc, BEng), or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 12 years experience.
  • Professional or registered engineering status preferred.
  • Second Degree (MSc, MEng) in safety and reliability engineering preferred.
  • PHA leadership certification Membership of a professional body.
  • Possesses skilled knowledge of discipline software and tools including PHA and consequence modeling software.
  • Should possess skilled knowledge in supervising personnel.
  • Should possess skilled knowledge in managing jobs / projects.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting P&IDs and C&E charts.
  • Experienced in the assessment of Major Accident Hazards.
  • Familiar with QRA techniques.
  • Experienced in the development of safety case reports.
  • Experienced in the application of inherently safer design principles.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experienced in HAZOP, HAZID and SIL/LOPA techniques.
  • Experienced in Bow-Tie analysis.
  • Experienced in PHSSER reviews.
  • Experienced in Safety Critical Elements and Performance Standards.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Experienced in onshore and offshore oil and gas developments.
  • Experienced in petrochemical developments.

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