Technical Safety Engineer

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1243066

Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 9, 2024

Technical Safety Engineer

Location: Aberdeen
Contract: 12 month Contract
Salary / Package: PAYE Day rate, plus holiday accrual + Pension Auto Enrolment
Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                Account Manager: Karen Robertson

Key Skills: Technical Safety; HAZID Reviews; Studies;

Our business
Our Operator client are recruiting for a Technical Safety Engineer to join the team in Aberdeen.  The role will support operating facilities in a mature regulatory regime as Technical Safety Lead. 

What can we offer you
Fantastic opportunity to work for a world renowned Oil & Gas Operator in a challenging technical environment.
Excellent day rate, plus holiday accrual. 
Hybrid working arrangements in place.

Key Responsibilities and background:
  •  Owning the development and updates of a Safety Case and ensuring acceptance as required by company processes and UK legislation.
  • Maintaining positive and constructive relationship with the UK HSE regulator using well developed stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Manage scopes to be delivered by 3rd party organisations / consultancies
  • Maintaining excellent working relationships with contractors, EPCs, consultants and other 3rd parties associated with the project.
  • Interface with the relevant Asset Technical Safety Engineer.
  • Reviewing and commenting on technical documentation submitted by key contractors, including technical deliverables, TQs etc.
  • Manage Combined Operations between Drilling contractor and Wellhead platform DEM1 assurance and compliance in Polarian.
  • Support construction & commissioning scopes, MOC process & completion of
  • Support authoring of the TSE owned Performance Standards
  • Development of operational performance standards
Providing TSE discipline / technical authority advice to the Project on the full suite of TSE studies required by the project being supporting, including, but not limited to:
  • ALARP Demonstration, Performance Standard Development, HAZID and HAZOP, Manual of Permitted Operations (MOPO), Bowtie Facilitation and Assessment, Facility Layout and Segregation, Hazardous Area Classification & Drawings, Ship Collision assessment, Dropped Object assessments, SSIV Assessments, MAH Assessments, Subsea/Topsides HIPPS assessments, Riser ESDV leakage assessments, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Escape, Evacuation and Rescue Systems, Temporary Refuges design and assessment, Firewater and Protection Systems, Passive Fire Protection Systems, Detection Systems (Fire, Gas and Toxic), Emergency Response (Fire-fighting, etc)., Explosion risk assessment & protection assessment, Fire risk assessment & protection assessment, Release and Dispersion modelling, Flare Radiation Assessment, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Venting, flaring and relief systems, Blowdown and/or drain system.

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • Applicants should demonstrate a strong project Technical Safety background with significant experience working under the UK offshore HSE legislative framework, supporting operating facilities in a mature regulatory regime.
  • Provision of Technical Authority discipline advise to projects.
  • Proven capability of workshop facilitation - HAZID, bowtie, due diligence reviews, what if studies
  • Support TSE responsibilities under AIPSM
  • Have experience of using and applying PUWER, MHSWR, DSEAR, PSR, PSSR and SOLAS, and relevant ACoP

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager, Karen Robertson


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