CR CGH Lead Design Safety Engineer

  • Job no: 493769
  • Work type: Contract
  • Location: Japan | CGH (Yokohama)
  • Categories: 01-Engineering, 06-HSE, 05-Project
  • Advertised: 05 Oct 2023
  • Application close: 31 Dec 2023
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Job Description

Chiyoda is looking for a Lead Design Safety Engineer, this is a direct hired position at the Chiyoda Global Headquarters (CGH) office in Yokohama, Japan. Candidates with at least ten years of experience in a leading role are preferred.


  • Execute design safety studies/activities such as Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Fire and Explosion Risk Assessment (FERA), Bow-Tie Analysis, Performance Standards, ALARP Demonstration and Design Safety Case employing 3rd party safety consultant, as required
  • Execute consequence (or physical effects) modelling including dispersion (flammable/toxic), thermal radiation and explosion - running general purpose software such as PHAST or similar
  • Coordinate and participate in design safety workshops such as HAZID, HAZOP and SIL
  • Prepare design safety documents such as HSE plans, design safety philosophy, technical reports
  • Prepare engineering drawings such as Electrical Hazardous Area Classification drawings, Escape Route Layout drawings, Safety Equipment Layout drawings
  • Understand Invitation To Tender (ITT) requirements for the studies/activities
  • Verify client’s job specification standards and prepare technical queries and spec deviation requests when required
  • Prepare scope of work and requisition of the studies/activities for an inquiry to 3rd party safety consultants
  • Review and comment on study reports by 3rd party safety consultants
  • Attend meetings with project management team, engineering disciplines, client and 3rd party safety consultants to discuss and resolve technical safety issues as required
  • Communicate with project management team/engineering disciplines and explain requirements from safety studies/activities for implementation in the design



  • Bachelor of Technology or Engineering Degree
  • 15 Years of Experience in Oil and Gas Projects, and 10 Years of Design Safety Experiences
  • Sound knowledge of safety studies/activities such as QRA, FERA, Bow-Tie Analysis, Performance Standards, ALARP Demonstration and Design Safety Case
  • Experience of running consequence (or physical effects) modelling software
  • Sound knowledge of engineering such as hazardous area, escape route and safety equipment
  • Experiences of workshop involvement, such as HAZID, HAZOP and SIL
  • Process engineering knowledge of Oil and Gas facilities
  • Understanding P&ID
  • Sound knowledge in International standards such ISO, NFPA, API and EI (formerly IP)
  • Good English conversation / writing skill
  • Safety conscious
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Knowledge in Oil and Gas Projects execution
  • Assertive character and self-motivated individual
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal, facilitation, and presentation capabilities
  • Competent computer skills using Standard MS software, and databases
  • Ability to address and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrate ability to handle constantly changing and emerging priorities
  • Ability to understand and comply with the Corporate HSE Policy and Project HSE Policy

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