Technical Safety Senior/Lead SAF Engineer

Paris, France

Job Reference 1239740

Location Paris, France

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 19, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major clients to seek a Technical Safety Engineer to work in their facilities located in Paris, France on a 5 months renewable contract (Home office 2days/week after a period of 3 months). 

Working on an FPSO Project for Total Energies (New built)


  • Experience as a Senior/Lead in O&G projects: 10 years minimum
  • Language: Fluent English - Good written and verbal communication


  • 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

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 (FERA)
  • 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 TOTAL GS and DEP Shell if possible.
  • Software: PHAST (and Pipenet if possible)
  • 3D Model: Familiar with 3D model viewer software Autodesk - Naviswork

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