Process Safety Management Engineer



  • Responsible for the practical and effective interpretation, implementation, and execution of both Process Safety Management (PSM)/Risk Management Plan (RMP) regulations
  • Participate in internal and external PSM/RMP Auditing Program
  • Participate and facilitate Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) on both exiting processes/facilities and capital projects
    Participate and lead incident investigations
  • Act as the primary technical expert for Management of Change (MOC) Program
  • Interpret the modeling of hazardous chemical releases and use the modeling results in Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs), capital project reviews, emergency planning, and compliance with internal PSM guidelines
  • Work with key stakeholders to evaluate the technical, safety, and regulatory impact of proposed equipment and process changes as it applies to PSM
  • Maintain working relationships with refinery managers and directors
  • Identify compliance needs and recommend value-added and technically feasible approaches to compliance with PSM/RMP standards, so these are also protective of personnel, company property and the community
  • Track and report key PSM/RMP performance metrics



  • Bachelor's degree in a Science related field applicable to petroleum/chemical industry


  • Five (5) years or more of progressively responsible experience in a refinery or petrochemical engineering setting required
  • Experience in Management of Change (MOC), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), or incident investigations required

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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