Process Safety Engineer


Process Safety Engineer


London, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 277660
Relocation Authorized: None
Telework Type: Part-Time Telework
Work Location: London (Chiswick)

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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.

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Job Summary:

In this role, you will conduct field investigations and special studies for process safety design for large projects. You will lead the design, development, modification, and evaluation of components and processes used in process safety for projects with unique requirements. Your coordination will ensure that complex technical issues are resolved, clients are satisfied, and project needs are met.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Plans and conducts independent Process Safety work, utilizing judgment in evaluating, selecting, applying, and adapting Process Safety engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria for medium-sized projects or assignments in support of a global business unit;
  • Leads the design, development, modification, and evaluation of process safety components and processes using relevant Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), design standards and guides, and Bechtel Standard Application Programs (BSAPs);
  • Oversees the preparation of hazardous area classifications, fire escape routes, and safety sign layouts;
  • Supports or develops hazard classification specifications for both chemical and electrical hazards;
  • Reviews studies performed by third-party contractors in support of safety case reports for major hazard facilities;
  • Develops conceptual designs for Process Safety engineering projects or projects with specialized or unique requirements;
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plans in alignment with project scope, schedule, and budget, supporting implementation and assisting with performance reporting;
  • Interprets new or special regulations, codes, standards, criteria, and performance data;
  • Mentors Process Safety engineering personnel by providing on-the-job training for their professional development and contributes to special technical educational and training programs as directed;
  • Conducts and reviews analyses of fire water networks and designs fire water systems, including determining fire water demand, preparing P&IDs, layouts, and data sheets;
  • Leads the preparation of fire and gas detection layouts and cause and effect charts.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) and 13 years of relevant experience.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive experience in executing Process Safety Engineering tasks for at least three medium to large ($100 – 500 million) EPC projects;
  • Proficient in the semiconductor industry or similar sectors, particularly in handling industrial chemicals and specialty gases;
  • Skilled in supporting or developing hazard classification specifications for both chemical and electrical hazards;
  • Specialist knowledge in at least one relevant area, with significant operational plant experience in Process Safety or Loss Prevention;
  • Deep understanding of technical theory, engineering principles, and best practices, and their application in design execution;
  • Thorough familiarity with major regulations and industry codes and standards (US and European safety regulations, including NFPA, API, IP, and IEC);
  • Proven experience in reviewing Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) and Utility Flow Diagrams (UFDs);
  • Competent in working within or coordinating with multidisciplinary teams;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and discipline-specific software programs;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including effective presentation abilities.

Total Rewards/Benefits:

For decades, Bechtel has worked to inspire the next generation of employees and beyond! Because our teams face some of the world's toughest challenges, we offer robust benefits to ensure our people thrive. Whether it is advancing careers, delivering programs to enhance our culture, or providing time to recharge, Bechtel has the benefits to build a legacy of sustainable growth. Learn more at Bechtel Total Rewards.

Diverse teams build the extraordinary:

As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of "One Team", respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.
Bechtel’s internal staffing policy includes the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position. Please refer to the applicable policy manual and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.
Per Policy 203-Internal Staffing, the Functional Manager of all internal Bechtel employees that are selected to proceed with an interview as part of Bechtel’s internal recruitment process will receive a notification including the position title and corresponding Functional Lead.

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