Technical Safety Lead

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKafui Toviekou

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Technical Safety Lead on a contract basis. The position will be based in France then the UK or Oman or the UAE.


Lead the definition of the safety engineering discipline FEED execution scope, applicable international norms and standards as well as Company rules and specifications.
Participate to tender assessments, clarifications with bidder and other activities as related to the discipline.
* Contribute to the Safety Concept development at conceptual engineering phase, maintain updated at all time the Safety Concept with the latest engineering development.
Continuously be involved in identification and technical discussions on the project interfaces.
Provide overall guidance pertaining to safe work practices on Safety in design, risk analysis and hazard management within the project perimeter.
Be responsible for the quality review of FEED documentation in safety discipline, but also other disciplines documents as applicable; verify that comments are returned without delay and with the required quality.
Review and propose response to letters, technical queries, deviation requests for project management approval. Lead the exchanges with HQ experts in case of project derogation requests in safety discipline.
Expedite Contractors to issue deliverables with the right quality level and as per the approved MDRs. Assess on regular basis the progress of Contractors deliverable by reviewing the MDRS for his disciplines.
Ensure efficient preparation and performance of HAZOP / HAZID by CONTRACTOR, set-up of action list and close out process.
Coordinate HQ Project Review preparation and manage responses to as applicable to safety discipline.
Review and comment vendor documents that have been assigned to his team and assist package engineers in technical problem solving at all stage of work. Attend to vendors meeting as required.
Cooperate with field operation representative / team.
Organize for his discipline weekly coordination meetings with the CONTRACTOR(s).
Report his team weekly activities performed and attend to coordination meetings.


Qualification: Engineer diploma, or equivalent
* Languages: fluent English (spoken/writing) mandatory. Arabic (spoken/written) and French (spoken) could be a plus.
* Professional Experience: minimum 15 years, with 5 years on similar position.
* Experience in middle & large scale onshore upstream projects in a Technical Safety engineer role. Working on Projects during FEED and EPC phase, 2-3 projects. Knowledge of Total standards would be a benefit.

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