Supervising Safety & Risk Engineer C12-2290


Job Type

Direct Hire


Houston, TX


The successful candidate will be in a project leadership role, and will be expected to be capable of supervising process safety and fire protection engineers and specialists.  This position will require a broad knowledge and progressive experience in E&C project execution.  Final review and sign off on all process safety and fire protection activities will be required by the successful candidate.


1.     BS or MS in Chemical Engineering preferred.  However, other applicable engineering disciplines will be considered on a case by case basis.  Professional certification or license is a plus

2.     5 to 10 years experience in an offshore environment is preferred, however, equivalent experience in hydrocarbon PSM activities and an MS in Chemical Engineering would be considered.

3.     Progressive experience in working within, and/or supervising, multi-discipline activities desirable

4.     Demonstrated Proficiencies with process safety and fire protection software required

5.     Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate in English is required

6.     Ability to take a leadership role over the group for which supervisory responsibilities have been assigned is required

7.     Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities required

8.     Ability to prepare, present, and/or supervise the development of complex process safety and fire protection proposals and reports is required

9.     Commitment to customer service and ability to assist others in applying knowledge and understanding in solving complex problems related to process safety and fire protection is required

10.  Advise and direct the process safety and fire protection group in the creation of engineering calculations, analysis, and studies is considered critical

11.  Ability to review and comment on subordinates work, the ability to know when to involve other specialists is critical

12.  Ability to mentor new graduates, junior engineers, technicians, and other process safety/fire protection specialists is required


Specific Duties and Accountabilities

Familiarity with the following Process Safety and Fire Protection activities;

1.     HAZID

2.     HAZOP

3.     Risk (Hazard) Register

4.     Safety Integrity Level (SIL) analysis

5.     Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)

6.     Critical Element Identification Assessment

7.     Fire & Explosion Assessment

8.     Explosion Risk Assessment

9.     Computational Fluid Dynamic modeling

10.  Dispersion modeling programs

11.  Non-Flammable Major Accident Assessment

12.  Escape, Evacuation, and Rescue Assessment

13.  Emergency System Survivability & Availability Assessment

14.  Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)

15.  ALARP Assessment

16.  Health Risk Assessment

17.  Safety and Fire Protection Philosophies

18.  Fire Protection and Safety Data Sheets

19.  Fire Hazard Analysis (FHA)

20.  Fire Water Distribution System hydraulic calculations

21.  Fire & Gas Detection Systems

22.  Fire Suppression Systems

23.  Fire & Gas detection/alarm/suppression System PFDs, P&IDs, and layout drawings

24.  Escape Route layout drawings

25.  Dropped Object Studies

26.  Ship collision Studies

27.  Development and reviews of technical bid packages

28.  Continuous Improvement principles

29.  Project Execution Plans (PEPs)

30.  Value Improvement Practices (VIPS)