Christian Michelsen Research AS

Address: Fantoftvegen 38, 5072 BERGEN
Phone: +47 55574040

Vacancy Details

Created 10.03.2014
Expires 30.04.2014
Company Christian Michelsen Research AS
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Hordaland
Phone +47 55574040

The position will suit applicants with a pro-active, enthusiastic attitude who are willing to work as part of a global team of internationally recognized experts in the field of process safety and more specifically dust explosion safety

Job description

  • Project management for various consulting projects.
  • Hazardous area classification, ignition assessments, consequence analysis, HAZOP and risk evaluation of flammable liquids / gases and combustible dust explosion hazards - mainly within the process industry.
  • Explosion Modelling using the leading FLACS DustEx CFD software code and associated interpretation of results and generation of reports.
  • Project based engineering support to existing clients in the petrochemical and processing sectors.
  • Travelling to customer meetings both within Norway and internationally. Candidates must be willing to visit other GexCon international offices as required for short and sometimes longer intervals.
  • Delivery of training courses in relation to legislation and explosion safety.
  • Networking, maintaining contact and establishing a good relationship with our clients.


  • A Master’s degree in Physics, Chemistry or Process Engineering.

Education field

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mechanical engineering

Education level

  • College / University, Master's degree

Personal qualities

  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Initiative – the ability to manage and control own workloads.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication, written (English and Norwegian) and interpersonal skills.
  • Consultancy / Customer support experience.
  • Knowledge of the process and oil and gas industry and relevant safety legislation is a key advantage.
  • Use of CFD Codes, ideally with experience of FLACS.

We offer

  • GexCon offers excellent conditions for all employees, including attractive salary, pension scheme and welfare programmes.
  • A positive working environment as a part of a successful team providing a healthy work/life balance.
  • A chance to ensure an international career within GexCon and our subsidiaries.