NES Fircroft

Process Safety Engineer

Job Overview

Job Description

** Senior Process Safety Engineer **
Location: Iraq
Rotation: 28 x 28
Duration: 12 months renewable contract

Job Description:
-Provide technical support, as necessary, including; Operations, Maintenance, Projects (Brownfield and Greenfield Development Projects), and Construction on all aspects of process and process safety engineering.
-Work closely with optimisation and production teams to identify debottlenecking opportunities and constraints, initiating debottlenecking projects as necessary.
-Lead or participate in processes to manage operational process safety. Working closely with operations personnel (eg Operations Manager, Ops advisors, Site Engineers and HSE personnel) to define and lead where necessary on the following key aspects of process safety:

  • HAZID/HAZOP
  • Rig relocation risk assessment
  • Location of occupied buildings
  • Operational Risk Assessment
  • Pre start up safety review (PSSR)

-Provide technical input to management of change process.  Carry out Site Surveys, prepare of Basis of Design, SOR’s, specifications, etc for in-house and third party engineered modifications.
-Review and approve as necessary, third party engineering deliverables
-Provide assurance on engineering compliance with applicable Standards, Specifications, Codes and Regulations   Ensure that non-conformities and temporary deviations are identified, risk assessed and plans are put in place to mitigate risks
-Provide support as necessary to activity planning and progress reporting
-Act as custodian of key technical documents for process and process safety engineering discipline:

  • PFD/P&ID’s
  • Process basis of design
  • HAZID’s/HAZOP’s/Hazardous Area Classification

Job Requirements:
-The applicant must have a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in chemical engineering, including the design and operation of processing systems in the oil and gas industry.
-Experience of key engineering process simulation and modelling tools (HYSIS, Flarenet etc.),
-Experience of risk management processes associated with process safety including but not limited to: QRA, HAZID/HAZOP, inherently safer design, fire and blast management, etc
-Familiar with all relevant industry standards and practices
-Strong coaching skills developed in multi-national projects with diverse nationalities and cultures.

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With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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