Process Safety Engineer

Requisition ID: 274855 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London (Chiswick) 

Process Safety Engineer - 274855


Company Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.


Core to Bechtel is our Vision, Values and Commitments. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Position Summary

Bechtel is seeking a Process Safety Engineer to join the Process and System engineering department within the Manufacturing and Technology Business Unit (M&T).


Typical Responsibilities

  • Plans and conducts independent work within M&T to support projects requiring judgment in evaluation, selection, application, and adaption of design on a project.
  • Knows applicable industry standards and codes, accepted design practices and quality standards for a global business unit – especially EU criteria.
  • Executes process safety engineering major deliverables according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures and practices.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, and reports.
  • Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.
  • Reviews and checks work of subordinate engineers.
  • Manage or conducts Hazard Identification (HAZID) workshops, Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) studies, and Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) assessments, Safety Integrity Level (SIL) assessment, Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM) analyses, hazardous area classification, firewater systems, fire and gas detection and consequence analysis/QRA.
  • Engages in project HAZID reviews, able to perform some consequence analysis, develop Performance Standards for Safety Critical Systems, maintain a Hazard and Risk Register, review studies performed by third party contractors: Fire & Explosion Analysis, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Facility Siting Study, Emergency System Survivability Analysis, Escalation Risk Assessment, SIMOPS Risk Assessments and other required activity in support of the Safety Report for a Major Hazard Facility.
  • Executes engineering deliverables according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures, practices, and standards.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports, and proposals.
  • Takes the initiative to coordinate the detailed design development of a system with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates.
  • Determines engineering scope and sets up an engineering work plan for the discipline on complex projects for FEED and/or EPC phase.
  • Maintains the technical quality of all deliverables issued on the project.
  • Manages and leads complex technical discussions with third parties (customer, licensors, suppliers, and regulators) to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identifies issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Understands multi-disciplinary technical issues and can provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.


Skills and Qualifications


Basic Qualifications

  • Prior experience in executing Process Safety Engineering works for at least three medium to large ($100 – 500 million) EPC projects.
  • Specialist knowledge in one of the above areas and/or significant operational plant experience in Process Safety or Loss Prevention.
  • Excellent knowledge of technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them for design execution.
  • Familiarity with major regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality, or processes (US and European safety regulations and requirements especially NFPA, API, IP, and IEC).
  • Experience in checking Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) and Utility Flow Diagrams (UFDs).
  • Experience working in, or coordination with other disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft office programs and other discipline-specific computer programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities along with effective presentation skills.
  • Candidates responding to this posting must currently be eligible to work and remain in the European Union and UK without sponsorship.


Additional Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer or Professional Engineer (PE) license, or willingness to complete.
  • Knowledge of Bechtel Engineering Department Procedures.
  • Experience in Technical Lists development: scoping documents such as equipment lists, PSV list, Specialty Items (SP) list.
  • Prior experience in planning and executing greenfield or brownfield projects in one or more of the following market segments: Semiconductor, Electric Vehicle, Battery, or Data Center EPC projects.
  • Demonstrated strong frontline leadership skills and emphasis on continuous improvement and team building and an ability to cope with conflicting deadlines, frequent interruptions, and multiple tasks.




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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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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