Safety Lead Engineer

Nanterre, France

Job Reference 1239209

Location Nanterre, France

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 12, 2024

Dear all,
Our client seeks an experienced Safety Lead Engineer to join the client's office in Paris, France for a 6 months (renewable) contract.

We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference in our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements. 

The SUBCONTRACTOR will be involved in Maturity review, Clarifications/ Qualifications/ Endorsement activities, Safety layout mark-up for Safety Equipment and F&G Detection MTOs (Material Take-Off), support to the HSED proposal Coordinator for manhours estimate.

The SUBCONTRACTOR will integrate into the HSED team as Safety engineer. He/She will report to the Safety Lead of the project he/she is involved in.
  • Identify and qualify Major Accident Events.
  • Design and implement prevention, control, mitigation, and protection measures.
  • Provide safe design which ensure to protect Personnel, Environment and Assets, by carrying-out the following activities and associated deliverables.
  • Preliminary risk analysis.
  • Safety reviews participation (HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA, etc.).
  • Plot plan reviews, and 3D model reviews.
  • Identification of Safety Critical Elements (SCEs) & associated Criticality rating.
  • Hazardous area classification.
  • Passive fire protection.
  • Cold spill protection.
  • Active fire protection (firewater pumps station design, fire-fighting network and deluge systems studies, hydraulic balance calculations).
  • Flammable gas, toxic gas and fire detection.
  • Personnel protection.
  • Escape, Evacuation & Rescue.
  • Specification and requisition for firefighting and personnel protection equipment, technical bid evaluation and vendor follow up.
The SUBCONTRACTOR shall perform the following general activities:
  • Safety engineering leadership:
  • The SUBCONTRACTOR will in charge of all safety activities and to produce safety deliverables by hil/herself. He/She expected to develop deliverables of good quality considering the Project constraints (e.g. contractual requirements, budget & schedule).
  • Safety engineer(s) could be assigned punctually or full time to the project; in this case, he/she oversees organisation of the Safety team and checking of deliverables produced by other(s).
  • He/She is responsible for the schedule and the budget.
  • Feedback shall be formalized and shared with the CONTRACTOR Safety Department.
  • develop deliverables of good quality with the Project schedule and Project milestones
  • manage interfaces with the Project Management Team, the Client, the Partners, and the other disciplines (P&ID Department, Process Department, Piping & Material Department, Civil Department, E&I Department, Package Department, etc.), and with the other involved operating centers.
  • prepare replies to COMPANY comments.
  • prepare Engineering Queries where clarifications are required from COMPANY.
  • raise inconsistencies in the Basis of Design to CONTRACTOR attention.
  • participate to regular meeting with company’s Safety Head of Department.
  • issue weekly report to CONTRACTOR.
  • attend meetings when Safety representative is required.
  • perform the Safety engineering activities in accordance with Project procedures developed by CONTRACTOR (ex. Interface management, COMPANY communication, document numbering, HSE, quality…).
  • Propose technical optimizations and Capex optimizations.
  • Master of Science Degree in Engineering, preferably Safety or Process.
  • Well-established knowledge of Safety engineering activities: Hazardous Area Classification, Detection, Active and Passive Fire Protection, Personnel Protection, Escape Evacuation & Rescue.
  • Well-established knowledge of International Safety Codes & Standards (NFPA standards, API practices, IP codes, European regulation, etc.), and Major COMPANY Safety Specifications.
  • Well-established knowledge of Process technologies used on the project the SUBCONTRACTOR is involved in
  • Sound judgment in technical matters with good skills in plant design optimization/modification.
  • Working proficient in English.
  • Working proficient in using common computer tools (Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, Power point, Adobe Acrobat, etc).
  • Good Teamwork and inter-personal skills to assert themselves in a multicultural environment.
  • Commitment, proactivity, strictness (including traceability of source, comments & modifications), task planning and delegation, ability to interface inside and outside the HSED team, etc.), ability to easily communicate, ability to analyse/ solve problems and arbitrate technical choices, leadership.
  • Significant experience of more than ten years in Safety engineering in oil and gas industries, petrochemistry, energy transition and/or mining.

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