Safety Case Engineer

  • Discretionary Bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Profit ‘Units’ Sharing Scheme
  • England East Anglia Sprowston
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft are working with a large oil and gas operator based in Norwich who is looking for Safety Case Engineer to work with them on a permanent basis.

Safety Case Engineer
Norwich, Staff Position

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our QSHE department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance, review, update and submission of Offshore Safety Cases and Onshore COMAH Safety Reports in support of the SNS Operation.

Working with onshore engineering teams, technical authors, performance standard owners and operations personnel the SCCF will ensure Safety Cases/COMAH Safety Reports remain in compliance with relevant statutory provisions and are aligned with good industry practice. Delivery against commitments made within these documents are also key to the role.

This is a full-time office-based role working Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Optimise the review process and schedule for all Current Safety Cases (CSC) and COMAH Safety Reports (CSR) ensuring compliance with relevant statutory provisions.
  • Maintain the SEMS document for Safety Case Management.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the 5-yearly CSC and CSR Thorough Review Programme, ensuring key stakeholders are engaged at the earliest opportunity. 
  • Organise and coordinate all CSC and CSR Material Change submissions. 
  • Work with the Operations, Projects and Decommissioning Teams to facilitate updates to existing CSC/CSR to address the requirements of planned work. 
  • Identify additional ad-hoc resource requirements to manage ‘peaks’ in workload to ensure all relevant statutory deadlines can be achieved. 
  • Work with the various Performance Standard Owners and responsible engineers to ensure the content of the CSC/CSR remains accurate at all times and these key documents are continuously improved to ensure accurate and relevant content. 
  • Coordinate the Asset Integrity Management (AIMS) Performance Standard Review Process. 
  • Attend the weekly MOC meeting. Ensure all MOCs that require a non-material CSR/CSC update are captured on the change tracker and those that require material change assessment are added to the submission plan. 
  • Work closely with the Lead Safety Engineer (or other nominated person) to ensure hazard management information (including bowties and QRA data) remains valid. In particular, keeping abreast of changes in ‘data-sources’ that are used in the QRA for calculating TRIF, PLL, IRPA etc. 
  • Create and maintain a register of all commitments made within the CSC/CSR. Ensure these actions are registered in P-Trac, communicated and tracked on a regular basis ensuring delivery against any set deadlines. 
  • Ensure a robust workforce engagement process for all CSC/CSR updates, allowing sufficient time to receive and review feedback.• Ensure independent verification bodies are consulted on CSC/CSR updates, allowing sufficient time to review and receive feedback. 
  • Ensure key supporting documents (i.e. Emergency Response Plans, MAPDs) are kept up to date. 
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies on matters relating to CSC/CSR including general updates, material changes and thorough reviews. Keep abreast of changes in offshore legislation to ensure the business adjusts as required. 
  • Provide support to others within the QSHE Team to ensure our commitments relating to SCR 2015 regs, COMAH regulations, internal QSHE plans and improvement programs are achieved.
SEC & Personal Safety Tasks:
  • Management of SEMS documentation 
  • Management of Change
Key Requirements Include:
  • Higher technical qualification, preferably engineering although other disciplines considered. 
  • Chartered engineer desirable but not essential
  • 10+ years’ experience with Offshore UKCS Oil and Gas Operators, top tier COMAH sites and/or the Competent Authority
  • Experience in a project engineering or management role desirable 
  • Good knowledge of planning, cost control and document management processes 
  • Thorough understanding of the Safety Case and COMAH regulations, including supporting legislation such as PFEER, DSEAR, PSR etc 
  • Experience working with the Competent Authority desirable but not essential
Personal Attributes:
  • Adept communicator with the ability to influence decision makers 
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as under instruction 
  • Strong team player 
  • Works efficiently to achieve tight deadlines
  • Exceptional organisational skills 
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible Benefit Allowance
  • Life Assurance
  • Excellent Pension Provision
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flex Days
  • Profit ‘Units’ Sharing Scheme
To apply for this position, please submit an updated CV or email NES Fircroft are working with a large oil and gas operator based in Norwich who is looking for Safety Case Engineer to work with them on a permanent basis.

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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