Company: North Oil Company
Skills: Safety Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Doha, Doha, Qatar
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Scope of Work

This position is situated under the HSEQ department

The job owner will be:

  • Accountable in association to the soundness of the solutions and recommendations proposed on safety engineering and technological risk assessment for facilities technical integrity assurance.
  • Responsible for establishing safety engineering and technological risk assessment specifications and guidelines.
  • Responsible for delivering safety engineering and loss prevention assistance to Operations, Drilling and Engineering and Construction divisions.
  • Promote "design technical integrity" as part of "Process Safety Culture" within the organization.
  • Responsible for planning and conducting hazard identifications studies including HAZOPS, safety and technological risk assessment studies and ALARP demonstration associated with operating assets, projects and modifications (management of change process).
  • Responsible of preparing Major risk register of all offshore locations and update once every five years or whenever the installation undergo major modifications.




  • Participate in defining safety concept of new projects and modifications. Prepare as-built safety concept document of offshore facilities based on the functional specifications.
  • Participate in safety engineering reviews associated with conceptual studies, engineering studies and modifications.
  • Review safety engineering dispensation / derogation requests with respect to NOC/International standards
  • Prepare scope of work for all safety engineering studies including technological risk assessments studies.
  • Lead in Safety engineering workshops (HAZID/ HAZOP/ SIL/ ALARP demonstration).
  • Develop and maintain technological risk assessment and Major Risk Registers of all operating sites
  • Track actions plan associated with safety engineering / risk assessment studies and prepare monthly performance reporting of action implementation.

Safety Engineering

  • Maintain NOCs referential for safety engineering discipline
  • Prepare scope of work of risk assessment and safety engineering (scope of work, assumptions and methodology) for other entities (engineering and projects, conceptual studies).
  • Perform consequence modelling studies using PHAST.
  • Perform safety engineering studies, including:
    • Flare & Vent Study.
    • Hazardous Area Classification to IP15 and API RP 500/505.
    • Preparation of Safety Concept Documents (as-built and new).
  •  Perform safety system design specifications Passive Fire Protection, Fire & Gas Detection, Firewater Design, Escape Route, Safety Equipment Layouts, Equipment specification (e.g. Fire-fighting, Lifesaving, Lifeboat)
  • Provide safety engineering support to "Management of Change" process including performing HAZID, HAZOP, and risk assessment studies to demonstrate ALARP.
  • Perform periodic offshore inspection visits in relation to the design of offshore modifications and tie-in of new facilities.
  • Participate in process safety audits as required.
  • Continuously in touch with advancement in the field of major risk management (emerging regulations, industry best practices)


Profile requested

Engineering Degree or Masters.

Minimum 10 years general upstream oil and gas experience; 8 years Safety Engineering experience in design of offshore oil and gas facilities. Familiar with safety engineering industry standards, Codes and guidelines.

Computer knowledge

  • Conversant with usual business suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access databases).
  • Familiarity with in house tools: SYNERGI
  • Risk Assessment tools and database: PHAST, OREDA, WOAD,CFD

Personal qualities

  • Team working
  • Rigor and critical sense, open-minded, keen to knowledge sharing.
  • Leadership and strong listening / communication skills.
  • Involve frequent offshore visits

Fluency in English mandatory