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EPC Process Safety Engineer

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Job summary

The Process Safety Engineer performs calculations to define safety systems, relief and blowdown studies, PSV load scenario analysis, flare network and flare radiation & dispersion calculations.


Job Description

  • Review and understand client specifications during proposal phase. Raise clarifications and deviations not inline with Company standards.
  • Create the design basis, project specifications and philosophies for the projects and guarantee compliance with process safety clients’ requirements. These philosophies include but are not limited to F&G detection and mapping, FF Water demand and network, vent, flare and blowdown, isolation, equipment distancing, effluent management, etc.
  • Perform process safety engineering and develop all process safety engineering deliverables conforming to project specifications and international standards, as per project schedule and considering project budget.
  • Participate in engineering meetings.
  • Provide engineering hours estimate during proposals for its discipline. Responsible for tracking engineering hours for its discipline during project execution.
  • Prepare technical requisition and technical bid analysis for safety studies. Participate in QRA, HAZOP, HAZID, SIL and other safety studies.
  • Participate in 3D model interdisciplinary reviews to guarantee compliance with safety requirements.
  • Review, comment and approve the outsourced process safety engineering design/studies.
  • Review other disciplines’ deliverables such as plot plan, hazardous area classification, cause & effect matrix as needed.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge in its discipline in accordance to applicable codes and standards.
  • Provide support to processing facilities as required by Operations or Integrity Teams on engineering/technical matters.
  • Actively support, participate in, and maintain the integrity and on-going function of the company and facility HSSE program; ensuring a safe/healthy work environment.
  • Define process safety standards for Production Facilities.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Years of experience required: 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Prior work experience in EPCs, Engineering Consultancies, Production Facility Engineering, Process Safety.
  • Expertise: Thorough facility process engineering knowledge with strong Engineering background
  • Good knowledge of NFPA code, GAP guidelines and API standards.
  • Fluency in English


SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.