Principal Process Safety Engineer at Shell Petroleum Development Company

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Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Principal Process Safety Engineer

Job ID: 124246BR_EN
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full Time
Experience level: Experienced Professionals

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.

Requirements

  • 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.

Behaviours:

  • 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.

Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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