Lead Safety Engineering

La Défense, France

Job Reference 1237449

Location La Défense, France

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 31, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek a Lead Safety Engineer to work in their facilities located in Paris, France on a 12 months contract. . 

He/she is responsible for all the activities relative to the Project in the following domains:
• Accountable for all matters related to the safety engineering, fit for purpose and with full respect to the Statement Of Requirement with approved changes.
• Represents the Company technical authority for this discipline.
• Prepares and suggests technical content of essential studies to initiate EPC contractor action and conformity with state of the art in LNG plant design.
• Defines the overall safety concepts and engineering principle to meet the Company requirements, applicable regulations, and good engineering practices in terms of design, maintainability, operability, and security.
• Supervises all subcontracted studies and provides support to other packages with the support of Head Quarters specialist.
• Proposes recommendations on technical deviation requests and keeps updated the documentation related to the Safety discipline.
• Participates to studies required by third parties.
• The service holder will be supported by one Safety Engineer. He/She is responsible for the Safety Engineer workload, task attribution and priority.
• Communicates and applies the HSE policies of the COMPANY and ensure the engineering is developed accordingly.
• Ensures the correct implementation of Company rules and specifications (CR’s/ GS’s), Project specifications, relevant international standards and any applicable regulations requirements.
• Update as required the project Safety Concept document for EPSCC phase.
• Leads the review of the CONTRACTOR’ key deliverables such as: Safety Concept, Safety Philosophies, Safety distances calculations notes and QRA/FRA/ERA and consolidate comments from the other engineering disciplines and operations.
• Provides technical assistance to the project for any technical audits (required by the banks and the insurance companies or Board of Directors, HAZOP, PR…).
• Reports potential impact on overall project strategy, planning and target achievement.
• Promotes workshops with the HQ specialist and or contractor’s specialist in order to ensure COMPANY concepts and comments are well understood and quickly integrated in technical documents.
• Guides EPC CONTRACTOR main design selection in a Fit-for-Purpose approach in order to reach an optimized design. Accordingly, he promotes and follow until approval the deviation request to COMPANY requirements in the main time.
• Ensures through efficient review the good respect of the applicable frame of reference.
• Participates actively to proper interface management with Process, Piping, Electrical, Instrumentation… studies carried out during the EPSCC phase.
• Reviews and comments the key technical documents of the interfacing disciplines such as Process, piping, instrumentation, rotating machines ... as well as project procedures, if required.
• Participates to the Project HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, Risk reduction Workshop, TRA reviews, and PR.
• Organizes with its counterpart discipline weekly meetings and report highlights to its management with proposed mitigation measures when deemed required.
• Participates to internal engineering weekly meetings.
• Provides its technical inputs to any contractual discussions with EPC Contractor.
• Contributes to the development of the digital plant though the centric data management when applicable.
• Participates to audits of risk-contractors if need be.
• Participate to Vendors and in particular for LLIs technical evaluation.
• Ensure design validity and coherence with other disciplines and throughout the LNG Facilities.
• Participates actively to proper interface management with all Marsa LNG contractor (TANK, SIPC, OQGN, etc)
• Call for/Participate to interfaces coordination activities and ensure synergies are developed between the different Contractors.
• Get knowledge of the Omani norms and practices and use it in project when relevant.
• Assist commissioning, start up and Operation team when required. Transfer project knowledge to operations.
• Prepare REX and Lessons Learnt all along the FEED.
• Contribute to personnel skills improvement and encourage knowledge transfer
• Participate to the critical safety equipment packages factory inspections as deemed necessary.
• Contribute to personnel skills improvement and encourage knowledge transfer
• Contribute to the advancement of working methods and tools within his specialty.

- Starting date: as soon as possible
- Duration: 12 months
- Renewable: Yes
- Location: Paris
- Status: residential
- Diploma: Chartered Technical Safety Engineer with proven experience (> 15 years) with large onshore plants and LNG plants detailed design
- Professional experience: several years of proven experience in EPSCC stages of LNG projects, including
- The candidate must also have skills mainly in Process engineering and basic knowledge in piping, instrumentation, and rotating engineering.
- Familiar with QRA methodology, Risks Assessment, Safety Distances Calculations, 3D CFD simulations.
- Good teamwork, strong minded, previous team Management desirable
- Knowledge of project development and methods used to submit dossier to state expertise, permitting process, technical approval, Omani norms and standards, are all either an advantage or to progressively acknowledge and incorporate.
- Fluent in English
Base location: Paris
Worldwide missions to be forecasted due to spread of Contractors’ and main vendors locations.

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