Safety & Loss Prevention Engineer

Referencenumber MIJL02589, Rotterdam, Nederland

Process & Chemical, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality

We are looking for a Safety and Loss Prevention Engineer to develop safety and loss prevention deliverables and studies, ensuring that they are technically correct, issued on schedule, communicated and documented properly. Such deliverables may include safety concept and basis of design, fire protection basis of design, hazardous area classification schedule and layouts, escape route drawings, loose fire fighting equipment, hydraulic firewater calculations, Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Fire & Explosion risk analysis (FERA), Escape, Evacuation and Rescue Analysis (EERA), smoke, toxic gas and hydrocarbon gas dispersion etc. You will be expected to identify opportunities for the continuous improvement of the management of major hazards, by reducing likelihood and potential consequences of fires and explosions.

Experience with FPSO projects is highly preferred. 

Only candidate already living in The Netherlands or Europe will be considered.


  • Support the preparation, review, and development of safety engineering documentation in accordance with the Group Technical Standards to ensure safety in the design of oil and gas facilities;
  • Support the development of risk management, ensuring that all design aspects are justified and the risks reduced to as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP);
  • Use appropriate software for analyses, calculations and design aids (e.g. PHAST);
  • Design the fire and gas detection-, fire fighting- and safety systems on a FPSO and/or turret including specification of the major equipment;
  • Perform detailed design of all loss prevention systems for FPSO and/or turret including the preparation of equipment specifications; fire fighting P&ID's; input to the cause and effect diagrams; hazardous area zoning layouts; safety plans and calculations;
  • Participate in HAZOP, design reviews and other safety reviews;
  • Monitor and review internal drawings, specifications and documentation related to loss prevention systems and related matters;
  • Perform safety and risk engineering in conformance with all applicable and relevant legislation, standards and codes;
  • Answer queries arising from clients, contractors, site supervisors or internal company departments on the hazard management aspects of the Company's products;
  • Prepare formal responses to comments from clients and classification societies on drawings and specifications;
  • Perform identification and justification of environmental requirements in design;
  • Review and/ or apply Human Factors Engineering criteria in design.

Job requirements

  • Know-how, problem solving skills, accountability and  relevant competencies;
  • Bachelor or Master Degree Level qualified in a relevant subject of study i.e. Fire Engineering, Fire Risk Engineering; Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering OR an engineering background with a proven track record in Safety Engineering;
  • At least 4 years relevant experience and knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).


Depending on professional and personal situation, you will receive an appropriate package of employment conditions. We are happy to inform you about these conditions in a personal interview.

Company Profile

Our client is a leading service provider for high-end floating production units and mooring systems in the international offshore industry.Portfolio of their services includes development, engineering and construction of the offshore installations as well as a full responsibility for operation of floating oil production systems. To provide these services our client runs two branches: a technical project and operational. The operational branch delivers operational and engineering support for complex and cutting edge installations operating worldwide. The organization is characterized by a strong technological drive and pursue of operational excellence. Their focus lies on projects where their experience and expertise is utilized to add value to the most difficult challenges in the industry. This organization is constantly seeking new challenges to deliver more complex process systems. A working environment in which the strong commitment of your colleagues, the international focus and space for personal development defines the way you can fulfill your activities.