Process Safety Engineer - Beaumont, Texas United States - 19145


Job #: 19145
Title: Process Safety Engineer
Job Location: Beaumont, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 10% bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Our client is one of the largest petrochemical businesses in the United States manufacturing chemical products for consumers and industrial customers.  They are operational in over 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates.  Here you will find an energized and passionate team of professionals making products and providing solutions that impact all of us.


We are currently looking for a dynamic individual to work as a PSM Engineer located in the Beaumont, TX area. In this role, you will work with all departments to ensure PSM compliance and defining new work flows to improve the site’s Process Safety. This position requires flexibility for providing support outside the main field of expertise, handling multiple tasks simultaneously, be goal oriented and quickly adapts to new situations.

What will be expected from you?

?  Responsible for facilitating for both revalidations and project, PHAs, LOPA and IPL Select studies and preparing and issuing reports from these studies.

?  Ensures that study team compositions are appropriate.

?  Ensure practices are consistent with processes and procedures as established in the

Management Systems for the plant.

?  Ensure Process Safety Management (PSM) decisions, interpretations, notifications and

reports are in agreement, well documented and consistent in format and detail.

?  Understand and utilize defined internal and external resources, information, regulations,

laws, permits, etc., that impact areas of responsibility.

?  Support field operations on all matters pertaining to PSM.

?  Take the lead on special PSM related projects.

?  Update the Site Chemical Mixing Matrix.

?  Ensure all Independent Protection Layers (IPLs), Consequence Mitigation Systems (CMSs)

and Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs) are reviewed and that they achieve a level of

reliability that is appropriate.

?  Ensures site compliance with the Management of Change process and Pre-Startup Safety

Review through participation in the MOC and PSSR process.

?  Participates in Incident Investigations as required .

?  Review Incidents on a weekly basis to determine their PSM Applicability.

?  For high severity Process Safety incidents and High potential Process Safety Incidents,

review the most recent applicable PHA to ensure this cause is included.

?  Supports regulatory agencies and corporate compliance audits to the site and participates,

as necessary, in corporate audits at other Huntsman facilities.

?  Responsible for compliance with corporate and site PSM procedures.

?  Develop and Support the training of PSM requirements to plant personnel.

?  Maintains compliance with Federal Regulation 29 CFR 1910.119 (PSM) and 40 CFR 68


?  Maintains a high level of understanding of PSM Laws and Regulations that impact the facility

?  Accountable for personal work practices that impact Safety and Environmental performance.

?  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

?  Ensure & acquire all necessary Process Safety Information prior to meeting facilitation.

?  Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

?  Assists other employees in accomplishment of company goals.

?  Participates in and completes company-required training programs.

?  Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company.


?  Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related field with 7+ years of related experience.

?  5+ years of experience in Process Safety Management including Process Hazard Analysis

and Layers of Protection Analysis preferred.

?  5+ years of experience in plant operations or engineering preferred.

?  Must have a level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs.

?  Proficiency with PHA software such as PHA-Pro.

?  Knowledge in application and compliance requirements of regulatory codes (OSHA, EPA,


?  Familiarity with industry standards and recommended practices (API, NFPA, ASME, etc.)

?  Ability to plan, delegate, and organize tasks to consistently produce results within the


?  Ability to facilitate & control a multi-disciplined, cross-functional team.

?  Must have strong interpersonal skills to communicate with multiple layers of the organization.

?  Extensive knowledge and leadership of Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and risk

assessment, including HAZOP, What-If, LOPA, and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) identification.

?  Knowledgeable of Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA), FMEA, Facility Siting analysis, human

factor assessment, consequence analysis, risk criteria, and related risk assessment


?  Ability to apply and interpret standards and procedures to various situations.

?  CFSE or other relevant professional certification preferred

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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