Senior Safety Engineer

  • Location: Paris, France
  • Remuneration: Competitive
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Sub-Sector: Oil & Gas


Senior Safety Engineer for project based in Paris.

Purpose: overview of Management of Safety Engineering/Process Safety risks opportunities for LPG project. The job holder is responsible for providing safety engineering support to the Head of Health and Safety Engineering in relation to all aspects of the project.

They will undertake:
General responsibilities as required within HSE Management System.
Promote and support the identification, assessment and management of the HSE risks and opportunities in the project in line with the Corporate principles.
Support the management of Process Safety Engineering issues and interfaces within the project as required, including Loss Prevention Engineering activities such as Safety Systems design and Safety Philosophies development, Consequence analyse (fire, explosion, toxic gas dispersion), setting QRA rule sets and their compatibility with the engineering design position to be represented.
Responsible for the Process Safety advice and support to the HSE activities, including preparation of documents as required.
Support the identification and execution of studies to identify (HAZID, HAZOP/SIL etc), quantify (QRA) or mitigate HSE risks.
Supervision of safety/risk engineering resources to ensure timely delivery of data and analyses.
Interface with the Main Design and Engineering Contractors and sub-contrator, associated with the project to review risk analysis input data and risk assessments.
Ensuring that design data is provided in timely manner.
Ensuring effective communication/liaison is maintained between the HSE Group and safety engineers on related safety matters.
Providing QRA support and co-ordinating QRA activities as required in the identification, analysis and assessment of HSE risks.
Assist in the Development of Safety Critical Elements and Performance Standards.
Co-ordinate, and provide input into, the work of contractors providing safety study support to the Project.
Develop, author and complete safety engineering documents as required.
Review of all HSE design related documents.
Support processes and documentation that are required for the HSE aspects of permitting.
Undertake general admin HSE duties as required.

You will hold a degree or equivalent qualification in a numerate and/or engineering discipline. You will have previous experience within Safety Engineering and HSE. You will also have project experience on Detailed Design stages, have a good understanding of the Process Safety Engineering, have a good understanding of fire fighting specification techniques and technical issues involved. You will have the ability to work in a team and be self motivated, have good personal, diplomatic, supervisory , written and presentation skills.
It is essential that your spoken and written French is up to technical standard.

Job Conditions/Environment
Contract position for approximately 8 months based in Paris, France.