Process Safety & Risk Eng. Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Qatar Doha
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
ChatGPT Job Description: Process Safety & Risk Engineering Specialist

Department: Process, Safety & Risk Department

Reporting: Reports to Head of Loss Prevention & Risk Engineer

Location: Multiple locations including onshore, offshore, and project sites

Job Purpose: Lead the implementation of process safety and risk management objectives, providing expert advisory support to enhance excellence in safety across all company assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Implement and oversee company-wide process safety and risk management programs.
  2. Provide expertise in loss prevention for engineering projects and deliverables, ensuring compliance with relevant standards.
  3. Lead hazard identification and risk assessment studies, preparing comprehensive reports.
  4. Facilitate the integration of loss prevention engineering procedures in operational assets.
  5. Manage the development of critical safety studies such as QRA, Hazops, and SIL assessments, coordinating with internal teams and external consultants.
  6. Coordinate Safety Case & Barrier Management efforts across projects and assets to strengthen process safety culture and risk mitigation strategies.
  7. Participate in the Management of Change (MOC) process, ensuring safety integrity is maintained during operational changes.
  8. Analyze process safety performance indicators, identify trends, and collaborate with departments to implement corrective actions.
  9. Support the administration and sustainability of operational risk management processes.
  10. Represent Loss Prevention in safety studies for projects, participating in relevant forums as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, or Safety).

  • Minimum 8 years in loss prevention and industrial safety within the oil and gas sector, including 3 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Expertise in process safety and risk assessment/studies, with proficiency in hazard identification techniques and safety systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, hazard identification software (e.g., PHAPro), and consequence modeling software (e.g., PHAST).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings/documents and apply analytical thinking to evaluate complex situations.
Behavioural Competencies:

  • Strong commitment to Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality (SHEQ) standards.
  • Ethical conduct and integrity in all aspects of work.
  • Effective planning, organizing, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Team-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and a service-oriented approach.
  • Proactive and innovative mindset in improving process safety practices.

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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, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 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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