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Functional Safety Engineer

  • Job reference: 918202
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP50 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018

As a Functional Safety Engineer you will be working on Oil and Gas projects through all phases of the Functional Safety Life Cycle Responsibilities include:

Producing key deliverables such as SIL verification documents and safety Requirement specifications.

Produce SIL verification calculations using ExSILentia and other SIL Calculation software.

Specify, Test and Commission SIS.

Interface with SIS System integrators to ensure compliance with specifications

Review SIS system integrator documents to assure specifications and project requirements are met.

Work under the direction of the C&I Project Lead and/or Functional Safety Lead at the project level Ownership

Responsible for ensuring the effective, timely delivery of quality discipline deliverables.

Liaising with clients and other design team members.

Develop and maintaining excellent client relationships

Training and Experience


TUV Certified Functional Safety Engineer

Three to five years of experience in preparing SIL calculations and SRS

Thorough understanding of all phases of the Functional Safety Lifecycle.

Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients, designers and other design team members

Degree qualified

Understanding and application of IEC 61508 / 61511

Flexibility to travel for client meetings, vendor meetings and acceptance testing

Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Prior Exxon Experience

Experience using ExSILentia

Experienced working with multinational clients

Previous experience working with multi-centre execution

Experience of site installation/commissioning of safety instrumented systems

Working as Designer under CDM requirements

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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