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Jubail, SA

Senior Process Safety Engineer


 Job Purpose:

The Senior Process Safety Engineer is a critical position designed to apply technical capabilities towards evaluating, managing and quantifying potential process safety incidents. This position is a critical role at the site in managing process safety risks at the site and preventing adverse impacts and incidents.

 Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing daily support on Process Safety related issues in the Refinery.
  • Providing daily risk management at the site by participating in proposed Management of Change scope reviews to determine potential hazards and potential mitigations.
  • Supporting compliance at SASREF by reviewing and supporting the Process Safety Management system and ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.
  • Acting as a Technical Authority and Subject Matter Expert on all things related to Process Safety.
  • Facilitating site Unit Process Safety reviews (PHA’s).
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expert on issues related to Relief Valves and Flare design at the Refinery.
  • Conducting HAZOP’s and LOPA’s as necessary.
  • Developing and managing Line of Defence (LOD) Process Safety Assurance program.
  • Participating in and conduct Process Effectiveness Reviews on SASREF’s Process Safety Elements on an as needed basis.
  • Providing Process Safety Report to incident investigations for major incidents that occur at the Refinery.
  • Reviewing Major Turnaround Scope and Maintenance scope as needed while acting as Process Safety SME.
  • Providing Process Safety training to office, Operations and Maintenance staff when needed to improve Process Safety awareness and culture at SASREF.
  • Providing guidance and technical mentorship to the organization guiding staff to improve Process Safety awareness and knowledge.
  • Acting as site focal and SME for facility siting related issues.



Workplace (WPS) and Process (PSM) Safety:

  • Ensure that measures to protect personal safety and well-being are always in place and that personal actions do not jeopardize the safety and well-being of others.
  • Adhere strictly to all IOWs, Safe Operating Procedures, and Safe Work Instructions - thus preventing potential WPS and PSM incidents at all times.
  • Always comply with the SASREF HSE Policy, the 5 Safety Principles and 12 Golden Safety Rules.
  •        Performance Indicators:
  • No personal injury or injury to a third party.
  • No WPS or PSM incident caused.

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • 15 Years’ experience in refining industry with significant experience in Process Safety position in the oil/gas industry.