Principal Process Safety Engineer at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

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Job Position: Principal Process Safety Engineer

Job ID: 124246BR_EN
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full Time


  • 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.
  • 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 Technical Authority (TA2) support for the Shallow Offshore Project Team.
  • Promoting effective communication of Technical Safety best practices in Shallow Offshore projects.

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  • In depth knowledge of oil and gas business and its process safety aspects.
  • Technical Engineering or Advanced Science degree with 10 years or more relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience with EP and reliable experience with Safety risk aspects of EP.
  • A degree in safety risk engineering would be an advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of the business risks.
  • Assessed TSE TA2 (or TSE TA2 ready at the minimum)
  • Credible understanding of the relevant Group and EP standards.
  • Reliable knowledge in the 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, making sure of close connection and alignment with other Shell Businesses.
  • Passionand commitment for HSE performance excellence.
  • Team player.
  • Efficient analytical skills.

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