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Kent Recruitment

Process Safety, Senior Engineer

India – Mumbai
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Skills and Responsibilities:

Experienced Senior Process Safety Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the Oil & Gas (Onshore/Offshore), Refinery, Petrochemical, Chemical industry. Experience in the Sustainable, Renewable Energy and Decarbonization Projects are preferred. Skilled in Process safety Engineering and should have experienced in Conceptual Design, FEED, Basic & Detailed Engineering including EPC and EPCM Projects and Reverse Engineering for Revamp Projects

  • Prepare/Review fire water/foam demand calculations, hydraulic and surge calculations thorough Pipenet
  • Prepare/ Review gaseous fire suppression or clean agent system demand calculations
  • Review other discipline deliverables such as plot plan and equipment layout, process P & ID’s, Isolation philosophy, vent, drain and flare philosophy etc. with respect to process safety aspects
  • Preparation and Review of all discipline engineering and design deliverables such as process safety design basis and philosophy, HSE engineering plan, life safety philosophy, fire protection system PFD’s and P & ID’s, specification and data sheet for fire protection and safety equipment, fire and gas detection layout with cause and effect, fire and safety equipment layout, hazardous area classification schedule and layouts, fire envelop (passive fire protection) schedule and layout, fire alarm layouts for buildings, fire protection system layouts for buildings and MTO etc.
  • Very well experienced in design and review of all types of fire protection system such as deluge spray system , sprinkler system, foam system, hydro shield system, clean agent system
  • Very well experienced in design and review of fire and gas system and fire alarm system
  • Prepare/ Review scope of work, TQ’s and TBE’s of all safety studies such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, FDE, QRA, RAM, SIMOPS, SAFOP and PSSR etc.
  • Coordinate, Participate and provide guidance during all safety studies such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, SIMOPS, SAFOP and PSSR etc.
  • Review reports of all safety studies such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, FDE, QRA, RAM, SIMOPS, SAFOP and PSSR etc. and expedite the close out for all the safety studies
  • Review Requisitions for quotation and for purchase
  • Review vendor documents and quotations for compliance with project requirements for process safety
  • Participate in project design reviews
  • Prepare with cost/manpower estimates, bid evaluations and project proposals
  • Perform inter-discipline squad checks
  • Site surveys
  • Attend risk management meetings (e.g. HAZOP and SIL)
  • Perform technical audits and quality reviews
  • Site pre-commissioning activities and engineering support
  • Assist the project Process Safety lead as required with management tasks and project control functions, planning and scheduling.
  • Site pre-commissioning activities
  • Experience in Safety and Risk Assessment Studies such as HAZOP, HAZID, ENVID, QRA, FERA, SIL, Drop Object, ship collision, F & G Mapping etc is preferred.

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • B. Tech/B.E. – Chemical/Mechanical
  • 8-13 years of basic and detail engineering experience in Upstream Oil & Gas, Refinery, & Petrochemical industry
  • Candidates having experience in Engineering office of Reputed Consulting Engineering Companies preferably in the field of Refinery, Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Fertilizers, Oil & Gas will be preferred.
  • International Codes & Standards and Best Engineering Practices that apply to Process Safety
  • Quality management system and procedures
  • Project management and control procedures
  • Process Safety workflow and interdisciplinary co-ordination
  • Project Process Safety Deliverables
  • Project Risk Assessment
  • Adherence to HSE norms
  • Proficiency in understanding of Plot Plan and P&IDs
  • Having good Expertise in all Safety Studies
  • Experience in Pipenet software for fire water hydraulics and fire water surge analysis
  • Experience in 3D model review software (Navisworks)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in PHAST, SHELLFRED, ExSilentia, Flaresim, PHA PRO, Detect 3D and BowTie XP is preferred


  • English - Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Presentation and business communication skill.
  • Identify/report technical concerns and solutions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Should be able to attend project and team meetings.
  • Conduct technical training session for team.
  • Proficiency in remote collaboration tools and practices.

Behavior/ Core Competencies:

  • Leadership, Decision Making in own work area & Delegation.
  • Teamwork, Coordination, Planning and Organizing
  • Flexibility, Adaptability
  • Business Acumen, Client Focus
  • Mentoring & Innovation
  • Proactive, Client Focus, Problem analysis and resolution.
  • Should be ready to work flexible hours to accommodate different time zones and respect deadlines.
  • Maintain Quality Standards and meet Safety requirement.


The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment and Quality rules of the Company, its clients and the governing authorities of the host country.

  • Employee is responsible for adhering to all health and safety procedures, reporting hazards or incidents promptly, and actively participating in maintaining a safe workplace.
  • Ensure mandatory safety training are completed.

Details about the role:

Job Location: Mumbai / Vadodara

Relocation required: No

Travel required: As Per Job Requirements

Job Type: Permanent

Experience level: 8-13 Years.

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