Senior Process Safety Risk Engineers – BakerRisk

Location: Houston, TX

Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants provides services to industries and governments around the world to assess the consequences and risks associated with potentially catastrophic events including explosions, fires and toxic material releases. Our research and development programs make us a technology leader with the most advanced methodologies and tools to predict potential consequences, analyze risk, and design protection, prevention, and mitigation systems for such catastrophic events.

Description: Seeking senior level engineers to assist with risk engineering and PSM.
Qualified candidate will:

  • Participate/facilitate Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) activities such as HAZOPs, “what ifs”, etc., as well as Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) studies and address action items resulting from these studies, audits, incident investigations, etc.
  • Document safety requirement specifications and perform calculations to determine the required integrity level of each Safety Instrumented Function (SIF). Modifies or designs Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF) to meet the required Safety Integrity Level (SIL).
    • Key Understanding of ISA 84, IEC 61508, IEC 61511 and OSHA 1910 standards
    • Certification as a Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) desired
  • Document projects to include developing testing requirements
  • Validates SIFs to ensure they have the desired functionality
  • Maintains performance of SIFs and monitor changes to SIS that might affect SIL
  • Audits designs, procedures and installations
  • Provide Safety Requirements Specification (SRS)

Provide SIF Conceptual/Detailed Design. Must be able to manage and execute safety, risk or related projects and activities. Must also be able to demonstrate a comprehensive history of active project management specific to consequence and risk analysis and similar studies. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills while interfacing with clients and other staff members. Assignments may include tasks in design and development, testing of materials, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigation, accident investigation and report preparation.

Requirements: BS or MS in related Engineering field with 5 plus years of experience. Experience in Process Engineering, Risk Management, Consequence Analysis, Quantitative Risk Analysis, PHA/HAZOP/LOPA Facilitation, Fire Protection, SIS/SIL, and/or PSM/RMP.

BakerRisk offers a competitive salary and benefit package including holiday, vacation and sick- leave pay, medical/dental insurance, matching 401K and potential for a significant year end bonus.

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Please reference job code PSSR0911TAMU