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Safety Officer - Offshore Substation

10 April 2019


Safety Officer - Paris/Site/Offshore
The OSS Safety Engineer (OSS-SE) will be dedicated to the Offshore Substation package from day one. The nature of this job function is Quality Engineering Technology driven which comprises product safety, quality & engineering safety, this as well includes the planning, setting up and reviewing of processes relevant for the manufacturing, shipping, installation and completion of the Offshore Substation in the North Sea so that there will be no plant/machinery concern.
This is realized by applying a process-oriented system which is achieved through inspections, testing, evaluation and quality and engineering safety tools and techniques to identify hazards, defects, or deviations from specifications. The aim is to manufacture and operate trouble-free machinery and plant also in reducing concerns and improving business processes so that all products are fault/hazard-free when delivered to the offshore site.
The incumbent will review drawings and verify those against (country of operation's) legislation and standards and negotiates with the OSS design/engineering department that the design risk assessment's content is to sound engineering safety methodologies for suitability to environment, international and domestic regulations and company expectations.
Once the Offshore Substation is completed and shipped to the the North Sea, the Safety Engineer will assure that all method statements & risk assessments are safety acceptable ensuring trouble-free project cycle from topside landing through to commissioning and handover.
The Safety Engineer appointment will be cross locational, initially primarily at the fabrication site. Secondly, he/she will join the installation vessel and assures to maintain effective relationship with the Substation Manager so that constant walk downs and inspections are conducted to verify set criteria. In case any concerns occur at any stage, those are immediately shared with the OSS team and an improvement campaign must be driven so that those are maintained as reasonably low as possible.
The OSS Safety Engineer will report primarily to the Health & Safety Manager but maintains close links with the Offshore H|S|Q Business Office from which directions and support will be given.
As a whole the incumbent will be responsible in assuring that the OSS is in compliance with the machinery directive and national requirements on achieving and running a safe plant.

  • Must be able to understand the logics of database systems
  • Knowledge and capable of developing an understanding for procedural documentation
  • Advanced (mechanical/electrical) knowledge of (engineering) safety methodologies relevant for the works
  • Appropriate communications approach towards directors and on site level staff must be understood to reach the right audience
  • Must have a good understanding or desire for European and harmonized Health & Safety (legislative) requirements
  • ISO 45001 and 9001 knowledge would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of AutoCad would be advantageous

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