Hydrogen Safety Engineer Job in Aberdeen
Job reference JO0000020978

Hydrogen Safety Engineer

  Aberdeen Permanent

Our high profile client based in Aberdeen is looking for a Hydrogen Safety Engineer to join their expanding team on a permanent basis.
Working with the Operations and Engineering teams, you will be leading on aspects relating to hydrogen safety as it applies to the design, build, test and deployment of systems and vehicles.
Key areas of responsibility:
·Conduct ATEX and DSEAR assessments of Hydrogen systems on and off vehicles
·Develop Standard Operating Procedures for engineers to work safely with Hydrogen
·Develop and deliver training materials to engineers supporting safe work with Hydrogen
·Develop concept designs for Hydrogen storage systems on vehicle
·Develop concept designs for Hydrogen refuelling systems
·Support the mechanical design team in their implementation of detailed design of H2 systems
·Develop site risk assessments & HazOps for potential H2 facilities at customer sites
·Create P&IDs for Hydrogen systems
·Analyse scenarios that could occur in the event of a hydrogen leak (Jet fire simulation, flammable atmospheres) to inform system design
·Support the Systems Engineering team developing Design Verification Plan (DVP) and Test Plans for Hydrogen sub-systems
·Contribute to Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis and Functional Safety Analysis in relation to Hydrogen safety
·Requirements capture for Hydrogen systems under development
·Understand regulations, codes and standards relating to H2 system design and stay abreast of any legislative updates.
·Understand industry best practice/guidance notes including BCGA documents and support the application of best practice to system designs
·Support compliance activities relating to Hydrogen systems
·Support the development of service and maintenance procedures as they relate to Hydrogen safety
·Support selection and validation of Hydrogen components
·Develop emergency response procedures for Hydrogen related safety incidents
Experience and key attributes:
·Familiarity with the V-model approach to Systems Engineering
·Familiarity with regulations, codes and standards relating to Hydrogen systems on road vehicles, including UNECE R134, EC79, EU406, SAE J2578, J2579, J2601
·Familiarity with industry best practice around Hydrogen and compressed gas safety including BCGA guidance
·Familiarity with the ATEX standard ISO 60079-10-1
·Experience using simulation software to model gas leaks from pressurised systems
·An in depth knowledge of the behaviour of Hydrogen as a gas and the associated hazards
·Hands-on experience working with Hydrogen and compressed gases
·Development of DVPs and execution of test plans
·Development of/contribution to DFMEAs
·Hands-on experience setting up tests and operating test equipment/instrumentation
Vehicle-level testing
For this new and exciting role, please apply now by clicking the link below or for further information please call Helen McSharry