Senior / Lead Safety & Risk Engineer

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Salary: competitive
Sector: Oil & Gas, Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Manufacturing (EPCM) Type: contract

About the company:

As a result of ongoing and continued successes both within Malaysia and internationally, this global leader within the Oil & Gas Engineering Consulting company is recruiting a Senior / Lead Safety & Risk Engineer to join their Engineering team in Malaysia.

About the job:

As the Senior / Lead Safety & Risk Engineer you will be responsible for a range of business critical task Including:

  • Provide support, advice and recommendations to Project Managers/ Project Director in respect of the HSE and Risk Assessment requirements and prepare project specific HSE and Risk Management Plan & schedule of a particular project.
  • Perform and generate various project specific HSE study reports like HSE Case, QRA, EERA, ESSA, Consequence Modelling, Flare Radiation & dispersion, Dropped Object ,Fire & Explosion Analysis, ALARP Analysis, Ergonomic Study, Human Factor Engineering, etc and related design documents, engineering drawings as required by scope of work.
  • Develop and generate all safety related design documents, engineering drawings, fire protection and lifesaving equipment datasheets and specifications as well as perform Technical Bid Evaluation.
  • Perform Loss Prevention Studies such as Hazardous Area Classification, Active & Passive Fire Protection requirements.
  • Identify source of major hazard as well as Safety Critical Element and subsequently address and co-ordinate Safety in Design requirements in terms of Safety and Loss Prevention Philosophy, SCE performance standards, Safety and Fire Fighting Equipment Layouts.
  • Perform fire water & deluge system design including fire water demand calculations and steady-state fire water network hydraulic modelling.
  • Hands on experience on range of proprietary Modelling & Simulation software such as PHAST, SAFETI, Flaresim, FRED, Pipenet, FLACS.
  • Undertake a wide variety of HSE and Risk Consultancy Services for internal projects as well as external clients.
  • Participate in all HAZID, HAZOP, HSE Case, SIL, Human Factors Engineering Workshops and various project technical reviews which require HSE and Risk technical input or advice.
  • Check and review other engineering disciplines deliverables for quality and compliance to all HSE requirements, marks-up any comment or revision on these documents and ensure that the changes are included and completed on the latest copies of all affected documents.
  • Perform project document, drawing and reports filing as per QA manual.
  • Undertake any other duties as appropriate within their competency, as required by their supervisor from time to time.
  • Conversant with relevant international codes and standards including DNV, API, NFPA, SOLAS etc.
  • Manage a small team of professional and technical people and provide coaching and mentoring to young engineers and graduate engineers.


To succeed in this role you must possess the following skills & experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or relevant.
  • Minimum 12 years in process engineering work experience in EPC for Oil & gas industry.
  • Registered as Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia
  • Good knowledge with CIRRUS, FRED, PHA, ADMS and PHAST/ SAFETI software.
  • Conversant with relevant international codes and standards such as DNV, API, NFPA, SOLAS etc.
  • Good communication skills and experience in leading team of engineers

Sthree UAE is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.