Principal Process Safety & Risk | NES Fircroft

Principal Process Safety & Risk

  • Day rate + superannuation
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Contract
  • Mining
The client
Major T1 mining house with various operations across WA. The opportunity now presents itself for a Process Safety professional to join the team on a 12-month contract as Principal Process Safety & Risk, working on site on an 8:6 FIFO roster. This is an operations-based position. 
The job
  • Performing process safety and risk assessments on the ore processing facility  
  • Preliminary and detailed safety in design for process, infrastructure, equipment taking into account construction methodology, operations and maintenance philosophies.  
  • Identifying engineering controls and improvements following incidents, hazard reports and risk assessments  
  • Planning and involvement in process safety risk assessment studies - including HAZID, HAZOP and SIL Allocation, preparing reports and supporting the tracking of actions through to closure.  
  • Facilitate process safety risk assessment studies and monitor actions to completion Supporting decision making to demonstrate ALARP  
  • Compiling safety in design reports summarising the overall ALARP demonstration  
  • Contribute to the development of standards, procedures / processes, guidelines and training materials for the effective implementation of the Process Safety Management System  
  • Consult with key stakeholders and provide input to the development, implementation and maintenance of the Process Safety Management System  
  • Ensure process safety standards are applied consistently to all phases of projects  
  • Coach and develop Fortescue personnel and contractors in the implementation of the Process Safety Management System  
  • Monitor H&S statutory and system compliance requirements 

What you'll need

  • Tertiary qualifications in WHS, risk, process engineering, process safety management or related field Experience in ore processing or related industry  
  • Knowledge of Australian and applicable international codes and standards as well as the applicable statutory requirements  
  • Safety in design engineering experience  
  • Experience with definition and application of control measures and performance standards Experience in delivery and facilitation of process safety studies  
  • Excellent engagement skills across all business levels and with both staff and contractors Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) - highly considered  
  • Listing on the National Engineering Register (NER) - highly considered Registered Process Safety Professional (IChemE) - highly considered
What you'll get
  • Competitive day rate + super
  • 12-month contract on an 8:6 roster
  • The chance to work a T1 mining house
  • Great team with a solid culture
  • Newly created position

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