Functional Safety Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Norway Akershus Fornebu
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.

We have highly skilled, social, and creative people working in our Aker Solutions Safety department. Wellbeing, communication, and hard work is important to us, and we work together as a team to deliver to our customers.

To strengthen our team, Aker Solutions team in Fornebu is looking for a Functional Safety Specialist who can help us succeed.

What will you be doing? 

You will be working as Functional Safety Specialist together with other colleagues in the Hugin A project, your responsibility includes but not limited to the following:

  • Ensure, plan and arrange for SIL assessment workshops for any remaining process systems and relevant HAZOP package to be renewed in HAZOP after summer (3rd party facilitator), including potential “change-HAZOPs”
  • Plan and arrange LOPA workshops for selected PSD SIFs (expected duration ca. 2 weeks workshops) after main HAZOP is finalized (3rd party facilitator)
  • Issue “Terms for Reference for LOPA” in due time before LOPA workshop
  • Issue “LOPA report” (LOPA to be performed inside SafetyInsight (SIT) tool, but a summary report needs to be issued in doc. format to communicate the requirement results to the relevant disciplines)
  • Ensure validity and update (re-issue) of “SIF Identification and SIL allocation report” after changes in design and/or SIL requirements
  • Follow-up relevant vendor packages w.r.t. SIL requirement input and clarifications for vendor scope and deliveries (participation in BCMs and other vendor meetings as required)
  • Perform SAR review as relevant according to project “SIL Supplier Requirements” document
  • Responsible for overall ensuring necessary PSD SIF input is given to SafetyInsight for systems SRS for PSD systems together with Instrument responsible for PSD (all local SIFs and belonging requirements shall be defined and included in SIT)
  • Follow-up and ensure relevant interface clarifications applicable for local SIFs (PSD)
  • Arrange for and participate in FSA stage 1 (including ensuring FSA document deliverable in Proarc)

We think you should have some of the following:
  • BSc or MSc degree in relevant subject
  • 5+ years’ relevant functional safety experience for Oil and gas topside Greenfield projects.
  • NORSOK experience
  • Hands on experience in handling SIL report, LOPA report, running workshops, handling HAZOP package and follow-up vendors etc.
  • Good communication and presentation skills in English, verbal and written. Norwegian is an advantage

Working Location: Fornebu, Oslo
2 years initial contract with options for extensions.

More reasons to work with us:
  • Opportunity to grow your network and develop professionally by integrating yourself into highly competent teams within world-renowned organizations in the energy sector
  • On-going support from our experienced recruitment and back-office support professionals
  • Exclusive access to all Aker Solutions’ project positions in Norway, with access to permanent positions when these are offered; we are the only company that has a frame agreement with Aker Solutions for project employments
  • Fantastic office building with onsite canteen and training facilities

Only applications received online will be considered, not via email.

For further information about the position please contact:
Emily Zhang, Team Lead - Temporary Staffing Team – NES Advantage, Email:, +47 23 96 65 45

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions` global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services. As project employee you will be employed by NES Advantage Solutions AS, working for Aker Solutions.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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