Safety Engineer Job in US – Lyondell Basell
Company Name: Equistar Chemicals, LP
Location: La Porte, TX, US
Req ID: 70018
Facility: LA PORTE OPS-LYO (US2R)
Department: LPO Environmental (50061355)
Division: Americas Manufacturing
We are seeking a Safety Engineer to fill the position of occupational safety subject matter expert at our La Porte Complex. In this role, you will proactively take ownership, and influence decisions for the development and continued improvement of site safety and health programs and processes.
Roles & Responsibilities
Develops, implements and improves health & safety policies, procedures and their supporting programs including associated training.
Develops and performs safety assessments and training to ensure regulatory compliance
Researches and interprets new and current regulatory requirements and makes recommendations on policies and procedures as required.
Provides health & safety consultation to capital and plant small project efforts from project conception through execution phases
Serves as a consultant and coach for field operations, labs and maintenance functions during routine and non-routine operations which will include maintenance activities and turnarounds.
Serves as the Occupational Safety subject matter expert for plant management, internal customers and fellow HSE team members.
Participates in company-wide Best Practice Teams related to occupational safety
Provides OSHA regulatory interpretations to the line organization.
Assists the organization as well as contractors in the development of safe methods for performing non-routine work.
Leads, participates in and supports incident investigations as necessary.
Evaluates effectiveness of assigned area safety programs, recommends improvements, and works with management to implement recommendations.
Mentors less experienced personnel within the Health, Safety and Emergency Services Groups.
Supports and participates in emergency response activities.
Completion of annual health and safety program reviews as assigned.
Successfully completes Annual Goals
Successfully follows through on assigned action items.
Performs HSE data analysis identifying trends and leading/lagging indicators.
Incumbent will be able to make key decisions in the following areas:
Stop unsafe work – identifying unacceptable hazards and halting work until hazard can be understood and eliminated or controlled
Interpret HSE procedures – working with Operations, Maintenance and Contractors to determine how to apply HSE procedures to challenging scenarios.
Approve safety variances – when safety procedures present greater HSE risk or adherence is not possible, work with cross functional team to evaluate and control risks that would be presented by deviating from established procedure.
A minimum of a BS in Safety, IH or related technical discipline.
A minimum of 5 years petrochemical plant experience in Occupational Safety & Health
A non-technical bachelors or graduate degree may be considered if candidate possesses 10 years of plant experience with 5 or more years of direct Safety and Health experience.
Demonstrated time management skills and ability to support changing priorities
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with internal and external clients
Expert knowledge of OSHA 1904, 1910 and 1926 regulations.
Ability to work in and around petro-chemical facilities.
Skilled at preparing and delivering presentations and training to diverse audiences.
The person in this position will be expected to work independently with a level of oversight / supervision commensurate with experience level.
The person in this position will be expected to continually develop professionally and provide guidance and mentoring to those with less Safety and Health experience.
Builds effective teams:
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity: