Functional Safety Consultant

Talengpro - London, United Kingdom

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Statement of Objectives

The successful candidate will be supporting or leading (depending on experience) the on-going Functional Safety Assessments (FSA) and audits we carry out for the full safety lifecycle, as well as implementing Functional Safety Management systems and plans.  Their hands-on experience will be utilised in reviewing and developing proof testing procedures for Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs) as part of the Operation and Maintenance phase of the safety lifecycle.

In addition to these core activities they will carry out HAZOP and SIL Determination studies and the documenting and performing of random hardware  reliability calculations; SIL Verification.


They will be expected as a consultant to have the communication skills required to aid in business development activities and also be capable of producing safety critical reports.

Job Description

  • Supporting / Leading IEC 61508 / 61511 FSA studies
  • Developing procedures and systems for compliance with IEC 61508 / 61511
  • Reviewing and developing proof testing procedures for SIFs and safety-critical trip functions
  • Supporting / Leading HAZOP/LOPA and SIL determination studies
  • Performing and documenting reliability calculations
  • Producing safety-critical reports to Engineering Manager
  • Providing quotations for consultancy services and engaging in business development activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an engineering position, with site experience
  • Experience in managing and supporting the IEC 61508 / 61511 Functional Safety Lifecycle
  • Engineering honours degree (Electrical/Chemical/Mechanical)
  • Experience in developing key documents for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
  • Familiar with HAZOP and LOPA techniques

Preferred Qualifications


Other Requirements

Office locations are in Humberside, Midlands or London. Candidate can work from any office.

Company Description


TalEng is a global marketplace for O&G industry specialists. We provide the connection between leading industry professionals and the projects that need them. Our intuitive technology platform allows for simple access to the best engineering talent from across the globe all at the click of a mouse. Only the best experts are invited to bid for work based upon their industry credentials and match to your specific project requirements. Whether you need expert technical advice for one hour, a new team member for 6 months, or an experienced professional to peer review your work. We have the solution at Taleng.

For Specialists - If you are looking for the next big full-time challenge or just a few hours extra work then we are the place for you. Also if you onlywant to perform on projects that require your specific skillset and work on your terms, we can help?

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jul 20, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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