Senior Process/Life Safety Engineer

Requisition ID:  253444

Requisition Posting End Date: 01/31/2023


  1. Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates process/life safety work for a global business unit delivering FEED and EPC projects in Infrastructure, Manufacturing Industry. Performs work that involves derivative engineering practice but may include solving complex risk and safety design issues. Ability to carry multiple projects as a subject matter expert.
  2. Review and provide design recommendations for new projects and proposed facility modifications to ensure conformance with process/life safety and loss prevention codes, standards and procedures
  3. Assists in on-the-job-training of assigned personnel and provides input for their performance evaluations.
  4. Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, plans, reports or proposals.
  5. Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
  6. Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.



Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.



Mechanical/Chemical Engineer with 10+ years’ relevant experience in FEED and Detailed Engineering of buildings, clean rooms, metro, airports, etc.


Candidate should have in-depth experience in following process/life safety activities:

  • Design of fire protection system including fire water demand, P&IDs, layouts, data sheets, etc.
  • Preparation of fireproofing schedule and diagrams.
  • Preparation of fire & gas detection layouts and cause & effect charts
  • Analysis of fire water network in Pipenet
  • Preparation of Hazardous area classification schedule
  • Preparation of Escape route/safety sign layouts
  • Safety studies like HAZID/ENVID, HAZOP, Consequence modeling, fire modeling, CFD analysis, etc.
  • Working knowledge of various International codes and standards including NFPA, IBC, IFC.
  • Supervision of small team of process/life safety engineers.


Candidate should have written and presented technical papers with a demonstrate track record of having executed life safety work in a leadership role on large projects. Professional membership, being on code committees and having co-authored industry codes and standards will be an added advantage.

Working experience of software’s like PHAST, CANARY, PHAPro, ExSILentia, Pipenet, etc.

Experience in the engineering of chip manufacturing industry will be preferred.

Acknowledge of engineering planning and control.



  • A university or college course degree from an accredited university in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Excellent technical and managerial skills, with both verbal and written communication skills.


  • Advanced degree (MTech or PhD) in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ambitious, energetic, self-motivated, self-managed, team player, and results-oriented.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Energetic and positive attitude working with multiple clients on a wide-variety of projects.
  • Team building, conflict management and resolution, and negotiating skills



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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