Process Safety and PHA Engineer Bayport


Process Safety and PHA Engineer Bayport

Job Ref: 66724
Job Group: Manufacturing

Location: Americas – Bayport, TX

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Job Description 

The Process Safety and PHA Engineer is a process safety leader for the LyondellBasell Bayport Complex. A primary focus for the individual will be to actively participate and lead the PHA and HAZOP process at the complex. The individual will be a key participant in all the PSM programs as well as identifying improvements to existing programs and developing and implementing improvement solutions. The individual will interface with a diverse group of customers including process and project engineering, operations, maintenance, plant management, HSE, and global process safety.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities of this position include:

Knowledgeable about OSHA Process Safety Management practices; specifically OSHA 1910.119

Primary focus will be to lead and coordinate PHA and HAZOP activities at the site. Must be knowledgeable and competent with these processes.

Knowledgeable about design and application of Independent Protection layers, IPL.

Knowledgeable about Layers of Protection Analysis, LOPA.

Familiar with Safety Instrumented Functions, SIF, and associated Safety Instrumented System, SIS, Cause and Effect Charts, Control System Narrative and Safety Integrity Level, SIL.

Knowledgeable about Relief System, RV, design and evaluations.

Write and implement effective procedures that support process safety, including management of change procedure, MOC.

Monitor and develop key performance indicators (most importantly, leading indicators) to track PSM progress.

Participate in operational excellence (OE) gap analysis and external OE audits.

Understand PSM implications of incidents and provide guidance to site for proper classification, investigation, and improvements.

Coordinate process safety knowledge sharing across the Complex through the process safety journal.

Communicate external process safety events to the site and share best practices identified within the company.

Provide oversight and conduct audits for management of change (MOC), pre-start up safety review process (PSSR), and procedure to practice.

Lead or participate on incident investigations.
Participate in company process safety technical networks.

Track and understand action items from Process Hazard Analyses.


Must possess a four-year applicable BS degree in engineering. Chemical Engineering degree is preferred.

Knowledgeable about PHA and HAZOP processes and have participated and led several.

A minimum of 6 years’ experience in a chemical or petrochemical facility.

Knowledge of OSHA PSM and related EPA regulatory requirements.


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