Principal Engineer – HSE Design

Petrofac

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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit a   Senior Engineer – HSE Design to be based in oman

What we do

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage, and maintain infrastructure for the energy industries. Our comprehensive and tailored service offering covers each stage of the project life cycle and a variety of commercial models, giving our clients the flexibility, they need.

 Equal Opportunities

We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

Petrofac is striving to develop a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. We encourage everyone to apply, especially those individuals who form part of underrepresented groups. Applications are also welcome from candidates who want to discuss flexible working or job-sharing requests.

Minimum Requirement

Bachelor degree in engineering with a minimum 8 years’ experience in risk & safety engineering or 10 years’
experience in loss prevention engineering. The experience shall be in consultancy, FEED or EPC environment
in oil & gas, refinery or petrochemical industry.

Scope of Responsibilities
Conduct HSE Design activities adhering to the standards specified in the contract scope and complete the
design activities within the allotted budget and schedule

 Primary Duties

  •  Provide HSE inputs to the engineering design so that the plant design meets the project HSE
    requirements
  • Participating in cross-functional and inter-office meetings to provide HSE Design inputs to Engineering
  • Design activities Support the Construction and commissioning field queries Work with Department Head to develop appropriate work procedure and in-house calculations for
    efficient design activities
  • Develop, promote and implement design improvements
  •  Ensure the project design activities completes within the allotted manhours and schedule
  • Monitor the manhours consumed
  • Take the role of Lead Engineer for Proposals or Projects, if nominated
  • If working as Lead Engineer on a project then prepare HSEIA Plan and Fortnight Reports to indicate
    Schedule progress, Quantity, Manhour, Manpower forecasts, Key issues and keep a tight control on
    the over-runs.
  • Visit the design centres to expedite the HSE Design activities or resolving HSE Design issues
  • Maintain a cordial relationship with other discipline Engineers in various work centres to implement HSE
    Design requirement in the project
  • Fully aware of the Contract scope requirements and standards applicable to the project
  • Organise and participate in the HAZID, ENVID, HAZOP, SIL, PHSER review meetings
  • Conduct HAZID, ENVID, Audits and specialist studies if required
  • Carryout the design calculations and get it reviewed from Technical Authorities
  •  Own the assigned project documents till the completion of the project
  • Coordinate with other discipline and work center Engineers and ensure that the HSE requirements and
    Vendor information are implemented in the project design
  •  Manage a team of Engineers and Designers
  • Prepare /review safety studies
  •  Prepare /review firewater demand and hydraulic calculations
  • Prepare and review Firewater system PFD, P&ID and datasheets
  •  Prepare /review loss prevention layouts and calculations
  • Prepare /review fire fighting and safety equipment specifications
  • Prepare /review Inquiry Requisitions, Technical Bid Evaluations and Purchase Requisitions
  •  Support the procurement team in finalizing the HSE studies and equipment finalization
  • Liaise with Vendors for on time delivery and correctness of the vendor documents
  •  Provide inputs and liaise with third party Consultants for study reports
  • Maintain the records as per the quality procedure such as self-check, error count, master copy, TA
    comments and its resolutions, Client comments resolutions etc.
  • Produce calculations, drawings, sketches, bills of materials, manhours etc. for proposals
  • Attend internal, Vendors, Subcontractors and Client meetings
  • Provide HSE inputs to the engineering design so that the plant design meets the project HSE
    requirements
  • Participating in cross-functional and inter-office meetings to provide HSE Design inputs to Engineering
    Design activities
  • Support the Construction and commissioning field queries
  •  Work with Department Head to develop appropriate work procedure and in-house calculations for
    efficient design activities
  • Develop, promote and implement design improvements
     
  • Ensure the project design activities completes within the allotted manhours and schedule
  •  Monitor the manhours consumed
  • Take the role of Lead Engineer for Proposals or Projects, if nominated
  •  If working as Lead Engineer on a project then prepare HSEIA Plan and Fortnight Reports to indicate
    Schedule progress, Quantity, Manhour, Manpower forecasts, Key issues and keep a tight control on
    the over-runs.
  • Visit the design centres to expedite the HSE Design activities or resolving HSE Design issues
  • Maintain a cordial relationship with other discipline Engineers in various work centres to implement HSE
    Design requirement in the project
  •  Fully aware of the Contract scope requirements and standards applicable to the project
     
  • Organize and participate in the HAZID, ENVID, HAZOP, SIL, PHSER review meetings
  • Carryout the design calculations and get it reviewed from Technical Authorities
  •  Perform calculation using HSE software and analyse the results
  • Own the assigned project documents till the completion of the project
  •  Coordinate with other discipline and work centre Engineers and ensure that the HSE requirements and
    Vendor information are implemented in the project design
  •  Prepare /review firewater demand and hydraulic calculations
  •  Prepare /review Firewater system PFD, P&ID and datasheets
  •  Prepare /review loss prevention layouts and calculations
  •  Prepare /review fire fighting and safety equipment specifications
  • Prepare /review Inquiry Requisitions, Technical Bid Evaluations and Purchase Requisitions
  •  Prepare /review safety studies
  • Support the procurement team in finalizing the HSE studies and equipment finalization
  •  Liaise with Vendors for on time delivery and correctness of the vendor documents
  • Provide inputs and liaise with third party Consultants for study reports
  •  Maintain the records as per the quality procedure such as self-check, error count, master copy, TA
    comments and its resolutions, Client comments resolutions etc.
  • Produce calculations, drawings, sketches, bills of materials, manhours etc. for proposals
  • Attend internal, Vendors, Subcontractors and Client meetings
  • Liaise with Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineers and ensure that all equipment and
    instruments are adhering to the Hazardous area classification requirements
  • Continuously review the 3D model and ensure that fire fighting equipment locations meets the design
    intent
  •  Continuously review the 3D model and ensure that the fireproofing envelope shown in 3D model is as
    per the design intent
  • Ensure that the F&G detectors are placed at accessible location and oriented correctly in the 3D model
  •  Ensure the blast loads and PFP requirements are understood by the Civil Engineers and the design is
    as per the HSE requirement
  •  Review the Process and Instrumentation philosophies and give comments on the process safety
  •  Provide HSE requirements to other discipline and work centre engineers and ensure that the design
    requirements are incorporated in the design, such as:
  • Fire proofing for structures, ESDV, BDV, vessels
  • Fire rating for building
  •  Foundation details for the safety equipment, safety signs, deluge skids
  •  Escape gate
  •  Firewater drainage
  •  Nozzle details to firewater tank
  • Foam pourer details, firewater ring and spray nozzle arrangement for HC tanks
  •  Deluge rings and spray nozzle arrangement for vessels, transformers
  • Blast ratings for buildings
  • Blast damper for building, HVAC fire damper
  •  Eye wash and safety shower plumbing and drainage
  •  Safety shower operation signal
  •  Bollard, paving, location, access, platform for fire fighting equipment
  • Winterization requirement for firewater lines, fire fighting equipment
  •  Hazardous area classification for equipment, battery room, vents
  • Sterile radius for flare, flare height
  •  Spacing criteria
  •  Height of vents, stacks and flare
  •  Noise limits for equipment, valves, rooms
  • Inputs to ESD, isolation, draining and F&G philosophy

Job/Cost Impact
Cost conscious in project execution
Complete the assigned activities within the allotted manhours
Equipment specification and Vendor selection shall consider the cost effective system
Decision Making Authority
Authorized to take decisions pertaining to the documents under his development
Critical project decisions that affect other discipline design shall be taken in consultation with Lead Engineer
Supervisory Responsibility
Directs the resource allocation and workloads of a team of subordinates.
Typically leading a group of professionals or technical staff.
Work Contacts
Lead Engineer Frequent
Discipline Manager Frequent
Other discipline Engineers Frequent
Work centre Engineers Frequent
Vendor representatives Frequent
Procurement and expediting Frequent

Project management When required
Project control When required
Client representatives When required
Commissioning personnel When required
Construction personnel When required
Subcontractor representatives When required
Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Core Competencies Character Competencies Functional Competencies
Excellent communication and
team coordination skills
Works collaboratively with
colleagues to achieve
organizational goals
Ability to meet schedules and
deadlines

· Takes ownership of
responsibilities and honours
commitments

· Understanding Clients needs
and matches them to
appropriate solutions

· Be creative and promote new
ideas

· Accept new challenges
· Proactive & initiative
· Multi-Tasking abilities
· Planning & forecasting ability
· Willingness to travel and
resolving project issues

· FEED and EPC works
· HSE Design Philosophies
· International codes on fire
fighting

· Process safety
· Firewater system design
· Fire, Explosion and Risk
studies

· Hazardous area classification
· Passive fire protection
· Fire and Gas system
· Software knowledge of
PHAST, FRED, PIPENET

· Flare radiation assessments
· Gas Dispersion assessment
Physical Effort and Work Environment
Duties performed in main office mostly in air-conditioned surroundings. Occasionally incumbent would
require traveling to work centres, sites and vendor workshops. Approx. 60% of time spent on the computer.

 

Additional Information

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