Senior Technical Safety Engineer Job in Portharcourt, Nigeria – Shell


Senior Technical Safety Engineer Job in Portharcourt, Nigeria – Shell

Job Ref: 124243BR

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Location: Port Harcourt. Nigeria

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Provide Hazard & Risk Safety Management and Process Technical Safety Engineering leadership and support to Assa North Projects, to enable the embedding of Goal zero.

Support reviews to help the client to establish fit for purpose and cost-effective approaches to technical safety engineering and asset operability and integrity. Deliverables (Technical Safety Review, Desktop Safety Review) will address technical and operational issues in a way that is fully integrated with the management of other business risks and activities. This includes work with HEMP principles including ALARP demonstration via various techniques including QRA, Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) as applicable, and deliver specific related process safety services to producing assets

Process Technical Safety support to Production Operations.

Support Process Technical Safety (HEMP studies) Studies

Provide support, challenge and expert advice, relating to Design Integrity, Technical

Integrity and Operating Integrity during the Operate phases of the asset life cycle.

Principal Accountabilities:

Execute HEMP studies to support Projects

Provide specialist advice and support to Assets on requirements on HSSE Cases and the associated HEMP studies (HAZID, HAZOP, Bow-Tie, FIREPRAN, etc) supporting these HSSE Cases

Provide ad-hoc Process Safety support to Projects (i.e. HAZOPS, risk assessments and incident investigations etc as required

Advice and acknowledge Facility Status

Reporting deviations on Safety Critical Elements

Screen and/or Review FSR deviation/ E-MoC to support timely Technical Safety input to assure proper Risk Management in the

Management of Change Process

Hazardous Area Classification Review:

Support HAC, ensuring timely Process Safety/Technical Safety input

Support Process Safety Incident Investigation

Knowledge sharing in Process Safety/Technical Safety and provide on-the-job coaching to Junior Process Safety Engineers

Provide/support LODs assurance such as 5 Yearly PSR and process safety LOD1s.

HSE risks Management

– HAZID organisation/facilitations/contribution
– Hazard analysis using Bow Tie
– Risk Assessment contribution/facilitation/training
– ALARP demonstration process
– Management of Change
– Major Hazards Management
– Physical Effect Modelling (using FRED software)
– Support Quantitative Risk Assessment(QRA) review

Provide support for Emergency Response


Good knowledge of oil and gas business and its process safety aspects. Technical Engineering or Advanced Science degree with 5 – 10 years relevant experience. Broad experience with EP, experience with Safety risk aspects of EP and/or management experience within OpCo environment. A degree in safety risk engineering would be advantageous.

Good understanding of the business risks.

Good knowledge of the EP standards.

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


To Apply

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