Senior/Lead Technical Safety Engineer

Paris, France

Job Reference 1193650

Location Paris, France

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added September 4, 2023


Vacancy Overview

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek a Senior/Lead Technical Safety Engineer to work for one of our clients based in Paris, France.

  • Job Title: Senior/Lead Technical Safety Engineer
  • Contract Duration: TBC
  • Work Location: Paris, France
  • Start date: ASAP
  • will work under the supervision of the project manager
  • will be the leader of the discipline for the project
  • will prepare all documentation related with the project scope (refer to typical deliverable list)
  • must be autonomous as no additional manpower in the project team

  • Experience as a Senior/Lead in O&G projects: 10 years minimum
  • Language: Fluent English - Good written and verbal communication
Will be in charge of:
  • Project planning and progress follow-up
  • Organisation of the meetings with client and internal
  • Interactions with client and the project management
  • Coordination with other disciplines
Typical deliverable list:

Safety Concept Philosophies:
  • Active and Passive Fire Protection
  • Fire and gas detection
  • Escape

  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Fire & Gas Detectors
  • Safety Equipment (Firefighting & Lifesaving)
  • Flooding system

Calculation Notes:
  • Safety Distances
  • Flammable and Toxic Gas Dispersion
  • Fire Water Demand
  • Foam Demand
  • Fire & Explosion Risk Analysis

  • Hazardous Area layouts
  • Escape routes
  • Safety Equipment layouts
  • Fire Zone / F&G Detector arrangement layouts

  • Safety Equipment List
  • Hazardous Area Classification Schedule
  • Effluent List (Environment)

  • UFD - Firewater System
  • P&IDs for Firewater Network
  • Fire & Gas Logic Diagrams

Scope of Work for Safety studies:
  • Fire & Explosion Risk Analysis
  • Noise Study
  • RAM Study

Reviews (Preparation, Participation and Reports):
  • HAZOP for Fire water pumps

  • Standards: Applicable regulations, codes of practice, international standards including 4th revision of EI15, NFPA 10 to 16, NFPA 2001, IEC 60079 and TOTAL GS
  • Software: PHAST (and Pipenet if possible)
  • 3D Model: Familiar with 3D model viewer software Autodesk - Navisworks

If you are interested and think you have the right profile, please apply!
Consultant: Rachel Marques at

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