Risk & Loss Prevention Engineer – Oil & Gas Sector

Permanent contract



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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry

Oil and Gas

Minimum level of education required

Engineering Degree

Diploma specialization

Energy (nuclear, sustainable energies, fossil, gas, etc.)
Chemistry / Biochemistry / Petrochemistry

Minimum level of experience required

3 to 5 years

Contractual hours

Full time




Milano, Lombardia, Italy

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Job description


AKKA ranks as the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the mobility sector. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, telco&media, industrial, aerospace, rail and life-sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies (AI, ADAS, IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded computing, machine learning, etc.).


With a view to strengthening our team, we are looking for:


Risk & Loss Prevention Engineer – Oil & Gas 


The resource will be responsible for executing the process safety, HSE and loss prevention activities. Function activities require a multitasking attitude in delivering different contents by different deadlines and in parallel, the capacity to deliver consultancy services on specific process safety, HSE and loss prevention issues.


Main Tasks:

  • Execute the process safety, HSE and loss prevention activities, also at multi-disciplinary level, throughout the project. Ensure discipline progress monitoring and control man-hour consumption
  • Execute or coordinate the main loss prevention engineering tasks (i.e. Hazardous Area Classification, Active and Passive Fire Protection Design, Fire and Gas Detection System Design, etc.),
  • Ensure the correct application of project procedures, engineering specifications and international codes and standards (NFPA, API, OGP, etc.)
  • Attend to the safety reviews and assessments (HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, etc.) and manage the Follow-up activity of the actions / recommendations raised during these workshops
  • Check and manage the risk analysis activities (QRA, FERA, etc.) and reliability studies (RAM)



The ideal candidate presents the following characteristics:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, both onshore and offshore fields
  • Previous experience in process safety, HSE or loss prevention in different project engineering phases
  • Master’s Degree in an engineering field (Safety Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering is preferred)
  • Advanced skills in the most common MS Office applications and Office365 suite
  • Good communication, problem-solving and decision making
  • Strong attitude to collaborate with colleagues also by means of IT / digital tools
  • Fluent Knowledge of English Language
  • National and international geographical mobility availability


Job Offer

Long-term contract






Founded in 1984, AKKA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and is pursuing fast-paced growth and international development in line with its strategic plan CLEAR 2022. The Group continues to recruit at a steady pace to support its strong business growth. As of 31 December 2020, the Group had 20.000 employees on an international level. Driven by its expertise in future mobility, digital and industry 4.0 technologies, the Group’s 2020 revenues amount to €1.503.5 million.

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