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Senior Process Safety Engineer

Job description

On behalf of a major Oil & Gas operator, WRS are looking for a Senior Safety Process Engineer to work in Italy on a contract basis.

This will be a 12 month renewable contract, working out of the client's offices Guardia Perticara.

The role will be supporting an onshore development project in Italy

Scope of work:
  • Assure the respect of the technical rules on Process discipline (correct usage of CPY’s General Specifications and international norms) in the frame of modifications requests (RFM).
  • Contribute in the research of technical solutions (analysis of the dossier, research of information through technical documents, etc) and troubleshooting of the technical issues encountered on site and propose adequate solutions and implementation of the mitigation's.
  • Develop and update Process Flow Diagrams, Heat and Material Balances, and Process Data Sheets & Specification for Process Units.
  • Develop and update Piping & Instrumentation Diagram and Safety Logic Diagram following Site Modifications or site survey.
  • Perform detailed hydraulic calculations & heat transfer calculations for process units.
  • Provide guidance to operations consistent with safe work procedures, environmental and mechanical integrity requirements.
  • Perform any required process simulation through Hysys, Proll, Flarenet & FlareSim, Olga.
  • Perform sizing calculations for vessels and piping (process part)


  • Chemical degree preferred or similar discipline with a minimum of 5 years associated experience in an oilfield service or manufacturing environment
  • Experience working within QHSE management, systems and processes environment.
  • Proficient knowledge of process safety & technological risks
  • Experience working in HAZID & HAZOP sessions (as leader)
  • Proficient knowledge of permitting & process aspects for main facilities modifications.
  • Right to work in Italy.
If you meet the requirements, apply below.