Operational Risk Management & Process Safety Engineer

Job Title: Operational Risk Management & Process Safety Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-03
Reference: BH-111386-1
Contact Name: Melissa Sim
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 04, 2019 19:34

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, a major oil and gas pipeline company, is currently seeking a Process Safety Engineer based in  on a 12 month contract based in Calgary,AB or Ft St John, BC with travel required.



Operational Risk Management

  • Ensure the Operational Risk Identification Process, documentation, and tools are sustained and are applied effectively within the organization
  • Sustain and update the Operations Risk Register
  • Provide process governance and technical subject matter expert guidance related to the Risk Management Process, tools, and methodologies
  • Coordinate the communication and approval of Risk Management Process related information
  • Perform quality review of Risk Management Process related submissions
  • Manage and maintain the integrity of the Risk Register data and Risk Management Process related information and records
  • Coordinate the quarterly Operational Risk Review process
  • Lead and facilitate operating area risk review meetings
  • Facilitate stakeholder discussions risk identification, analysis, evaluation, and treatment
  • Sustain Risk Management Process metrics and reporting
  • Develop and provide Operational Risk Management Process training at various levels of the organization
  • Execute assurance activities for the Risk Management processes, considering regulatory, industry, and company standards and practices

Process Safety Management (PSM)

  • Provide process safety engineering subject matter expertise (SME), advice and recommendations as part of participation in and/or review of process hazard analyses and risk analyses.
  • Consult and advise related to process safety engineering considerations related to management of change (MOC) and pre-startup safety reviews (PSSRs)
  • Lead and participate in process safety related incident investigations
  • Monitor and assess Process Safety Management Program standards and practices for alignment with regulatory, industry, and company requirements
  • Lead development and implementation of PSM continual improvement strategies
  • Provide process safety engineering SME advice for and participate in PSM related assurance activities


  • Engineering degree in process/chemical engineering or safety discipline or related engineering field with demonstrable technical experience in process safety management
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in risk management processes (e.g. ISO 31000)
  • Working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative risk assessment tools and methodologies
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills and facilitation skills with diverse stakeholders
  • 4 or more years of experience in oil and gas sector with specific knowledge of field operations
  • Strong proficiency in business software applications including Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in PHA Pro software suite is preferred

Additional Role Information

  • Approximately 90% office based role with potential occasional requirement to travel to field locations