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  • Posted: Nov 5, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
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    Principal Process Safety Engineer

    Job ID: 124246BR_EN
    Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
    Employment Type: Full Time
    Experience level: Experienced Professionals

    Job Purpose
    The purpose of this position is to provide Process/ Technical Safety Engineering expertise and support to Shallow Offshore projects, to enable the embedding of Goal zero.

    • Lead reviews to help establish fit for purpose and cost-effective approach to technical safety engineering.
    • Act as the Technical Safety Technical Authority (TA2) for Shallow Offshore project team with accountabilities as defined in the AIPSM and DCAF.
    • Provide specialist services and support for Process Technical Safety (HEMP studies) studies.
    • Provide support, challenge and expert advice, relating to Design Integrity, Technical Integrity and Operating Integrity during the Design and Execute phases of the projects.
    • Drive the implementation of the Technical Safety Engineering discipline standards.

    Principal Accountabilities
    The incumbent will provide hands-on Technical Safety Engineering services and support under the Engineering Lead and the accountabilities include:

    • Executing HEMP studies to support Shallow Offshore Project team.
    • Providing specialist services and support to the project team on requirements on HSSE Cases and the associated HEMP studies (HAZID, HAZOP, Bow-Tie, FIREPRAN, etc) supporting these HSSE Cases.
    • Screen and/or Review E-MoC to support timely Technical Safety input to assure proper Risk Management in the Management of Change Process.
    • Hazardous Area Classification (HAC) Review: Support HAC, ensuring timely Process/ Technical Safety input.
    • Participating in audits, health checks, technical reviews, incident investigations and peer assists as the technical authority in the subject area.
    • Provide input into detailed design of new facilities or modifications to facilities undertaken by the Shallow Offshore project team with special emphasis on safety and optimization of facility up-time/availability.
    • Ensure compliance with the requirements of HSSE & SP Control Framework and the Discipline Control and Assurance Framework (DCAF) for the effective delivery of projects within the Shallow Offshore project team.
    • Provide Technical Authority (TA2) support for the Shallow Offshore Project Team.
    • Promoting effective communication of Technical Safety best practices in Shallow Offshore projects.
    • Lead HSE Risks Management:
      • HAZID organisation/facilitations/contribution
      • Hazard analysis using Bow Tie.
      • Risk Assessment contribution/facilitation/training
      • HSE Cases / ALARP demonstration process.
      • Management of Change.
      • Major Hazards Management.
      • Physical Effect Modelling (using FRED software)
      • Support Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) review.


    • Broad knowledge of oil and gas business and its process safety aspects. Technical Engineering or Advanced Science degree with 10+ years relevant experience. Broad experience with EP and experience with Safety risk aspects of EP. A degree in safety risk engineering would be advantageous.
    • Good understanding of the business risks
    • Assessed TSE TA2 (or TSE TA2 ready at the minimum)
    • Good knowledge of the relevant Group and EP standards.
    • Knowledge in use of Design safety tools such as HSE Cases, Bowties, HAZID, FIREPRAN, HAZOP, Layout reviews, Fire & Explosion modelling, QRA, SIL, dispersion modelling, etc.
    • Good understanding of business aspects of HSE in the short and long term.


    • Strong focus on Enterprise First, ensuring close connection and alignment with other Shell Businesses
    • Passion, drive and commitment for HSE performance excellence.
    • Team player.
    • Good analytical skills and keen sense of reality.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shell Petroleum Development Company on to apply
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