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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Process Safety Consultant

Philadelphia, USA


Job Description

The primary job of the Process Engineer / Safety Consultant is to systematically identify hazards and weaknesses in a facility Process Safety Management program, specifically within the relief and flare systems design or documentation. If hazards exist, the Consultant will work with all stakeholders to implement changes to design, procedures, and cultures to ensure that issues are resolved.

Specific Accountabilities Include

  • Identifying and quantifying overpressure scenario relief rate requirements and evaluating relief systems capacities.

  • Verifying the adequacy of relief/flare system design and installation.

  • Remaining abreast of changes in regulatory bodies (API, ASME, 29 CFR 1910.119, etc.) and serving as a subject matter experts for our clients.

  • Generating and confirming process design bases.

  • Auditing PSM programs, identifying deficiencies and possible resolutions.

  • Providing expertise to support clients in their understanding and management of the 14 elements of Process Safety Management.

  • Generating and confirming process design basis.

  • Performing detailed review of pressure relief system documentation created by other Process Engineers / Safety Consultants in the company

  • Assist in technical training of new engineers

    Desired Qualifications/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in pressure relief analysis and flare system design and documentation.

  • Experience performing internal review (QC) of pressure relief analysis preferred

  • P.E. preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.



Company Description
Smith & Burgess is a Process Safety Management engineering consulting firm headquartered in Northwest Houston, Texas. Founded in 2007, we use our engineering expertise coupled with technology to deliver innovative solutions and guide our clients towards sound and measurable resolutions ensuring their facilities operate in a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient manner.

We have a GREAT CULTURE and offer an excellent benefit package including flexible work schedule and work from home options, relaxed dress code, paid vacation and holidays, 401k with company match, profit sharing, medical, dental, vision, life/accident insurance, and short/long term disability.

Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Role: Process Safety Consultant
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Location: Philadelphia,

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