Principal Process Safety Engineer Job in Portharcourt, Nigeria

Job Ref: 124246BR

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Deadline: Job Expires 19-Nov-2019

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to provide Process/ Technical Safety Engineering expertise and support to Shallow Offshore projects, to enable the embedding of Goal zero.

Lead reviews to help establish fit for purpose and cost-effective approach to technical safety engineering.

Act as the Technical Safety Technical Authority (TA2) for Shallow Offshore project team with accountabilities as defined in the AIPSM and DCAF.

Provide specialist services and support for Process Technical Safety (HEMP studies) studies.

Provide support, challenge and expert advice, relating to Design Integrity, Technical Integrity and Operating Integrity during the Design and Execute phases of the projects.

Drive the implementation of the Technical Safety Engineering discipline standards.

Principal Accountabilities:

The incumbent will provide hands-on Technical Safety Engineering services and support under the Engineering Lead and the accountabilities include:

Executing HEMP studies to support Shallow Offshore Project team.

Providing specialist services and support to the project team on requirements on HSSE Cases and the associated HEMP studies (HAZID, HAZOP, Bow-Tie, FIREPRAN, etc) supporting these HSSE Cases.

Screen and/or Review E-MoC to support timely Technical Safety input to assure proper Risk Management in the Management of Change Process.

Hazardous Area Classification (HAC) Review: Support HAC, ensuring timely Process/ Technical Safety input.

Participating in audits, health checks, technical reviews, incident investigations and peer assists as the technical authority in the subject area.

Provide input into detailed design of new facilities or modifications to facilities undertaken by the Shallow Offshore project team with special emphasis on safety and optimization of facility up-time/availability.

Ensure compliance with the requirements of HSSE & SP Control Framework and the Discipline Control and Assurance Framework (DCAF) for the effective delivery of projects within the Shallow Offshore project team.

Provide Technical Authority (TA2) support for the Shallow Offshore Project Team.

Promoting effective communication of Technical Safety best practices in Shallow Offshore projects.

Lead HSE Risks Management

HAZID organisation/facilitations/contribution

Hazard analysis using Bow Tie.

Risk Assessment contribution/facilitation/training
HSE Cases / ALARP demonstration process.
Management of Change.

Major Hazards Management.
Physical Effect Modelling (using FRED software)

Support Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) review.


Broad knowledge of oil and gas business and its process safety aspects. Technical Engineering or Advanced Science degree with 10+ years relevant experience. Broad experience with EP and experience with Safety risk aspects of EP. A degree in safety risk engineering would be advantageous.

Good understanding of the business risks
Assessed TSE TA2 (or TSE TA2 ready at the minimum)

Good knowledge of the relevant Group and EP standards.

Knowledge in use of Design safety tools such as HSE Cases, Bowties, HAZID, FIREPRAN, HAZOP, Layout reviews, Fire & Explosion modelling, QRA, SIL, dispersion modelling, etc.

Good understanding of business aspects of HSE in the short and long term.


Strong focus on Enterprise First, ensuring close connection and alignment with other Shell Businesses

Passion, drive and commitment for HSE performance excellence.

Team player.

Good analytical skills and keen sense of reality.


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By Ubong Edet

A passionate Health and Safety professional with a good level of field experience and relevant certifications including NEBOSH, OSHA, ISO, etc certifications. An Health and Safety activist who believes in the growth and continual improvement of the profession. He is going all out to create awareness and safe precious lives.

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