Safety Engineer


HRDC’s Client


Engineering Project in Vietnam

Working Location:

Vung Tau/ Other

Report to:

Engineering   Manager/ Lead   Safety Engineer

Group Organization structure:

Project Manager/Engineering Manager => Lead Safety Engineer => Senior Safety Engineer => Safety Engineer

Job Purpose:

Providing day-to-day safety engineering activities, and report directly to the Lead Safety Engineer and/or Engineering Manager.

General Description:
Directly reporting to Lead Safety Engineer with the major responsibilities as followings:

  • In charge of the preparation of the deliverables as per project requirement and schedule in a cost effective manner when assigned by Lead Safety Engineer.
  • Perform Sizing calculation, water/foam/gas demand, firefighting system design, compile all safety deliverables (Reports, PFDs, P&IDs, Datasheets, Hazardous Area Classification & Drawings, etc).
  • Support the Senior Safety Engineer in ensuring quality and delivery of safety engineering design.
  • Ensure alignment with other disciplines on the development of safety documents and drawings.
  • Assist the Lead Safety Engineer in ensuring good quality design outputs as per appropriate international codes, regulations, standards, practices and relevant procedures.
  • Implementing other assignments as required by Engineering Manager / Lead Safety Engineer.

Qualifications and Work Experience required:

Bachelor’s Degree in related engineering fields (process engineering, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering) OR General Science Graduate with studies in Loss Prevention. Advanced degree is preferred.

Experience & Requirements:

The job holder should have the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Safety Engineer for oil and gas industry particularly offshore sector.
  • Understanding PHA studies including HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, LOPA, etc.
  • Be able to apply International Code & Standards: NFPA, API, ISO, SOLAS, CAP for safety and firefighting systems and equipment.
  • Must be a skilled used of PIPENET and PHAST.
  • Able to develop firewater system UFDs/P&IDs, understand the requirement of firewater pump design, able to read & understand process P&IDs related to safety discipline (e.g. service water system).
  • Able to produce safety drawings (Escape Route, Safety Equipment & Fire Fighting, Equipment Layout, Hazardous Area Classification Drawing, Fire Zone Drawing, etc)
  • Able to produce Safety Calculation & Schedule.
  • Able to produce Safety Specifications, Datasheets, etc.
  • Knowledge of design principles and engineering standards, especially Vietnam’s technical standards.
  • Understanding of other aspects of facilities including process, instrumentation and mechanical as they relate to the safety design.
  • A good command of English both verbal and written.
  • Have ability to organize own work and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work in team environment.


  • Multi-functional, and able to cope with diverse job demands.
  • Coordinating work in multiple locations with different organization and multiple interfaces.
  • Schedule pressure and workload for the design and procurement activity.

Network interaction:
Influenced: Engineering Team, Operation Department, HSE Department, QAQC Team.
Influence: Procurement Team, HSE.

External parties:
Influenced: Vietnamese Authorities, Certifying authorities.
Influence: Contractors, Vendors, Suppliers, Services companies.

Assignment Duration:

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