Process Safety Advisor

Requisition ID:  24440

Houston, US, 77056

What You Can Expect

As the Process Safety Advisor, located in Houston, TX, you will contribute to the development and implementation of a Health and Safety (H&S) Management System. This system will incorporate standards of excellence, programs, policies, procedures, and processes (4Ps) for ENGIE's North America Flexible Generation (FlexGen). Your role will emphasize supporting the FlexGen Business Development, Project Delivery, and Operations teams in all facets of Process Safety Management.


Reporting to the Director of Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) your primary duties encompass:

  • Ensure that Process Safety Principles and best practices are implemented early in the design phase of each project
  • Define process safety deliverables required for the scope of the project and regulatory requirements
  • Prepare the safety related scope of work for the engineering contractors for the feasibility engineering
  • Oversee process safety studies (generally Safety Concept and Consequence Modeling)
  • Proactively participate in studies (e.g., HAZID, HAZOP, SIL) and project technical reviews, monitor, follow up on, and assess agreed recommendations to ensure full implementation
  • Interpret all regulatory requirements and ensure that the appropriate studies are identified and developed during the project phases in a timely manner
  • Liaise with the client / partner in terms of permitting support and interfaces in relation with safety aspects
  • Undertake risk assessment to determine whether safeguards are adequate to mitigate hazards (SIL, LOPA, Fault Tree etc.)
  • Prepare and evaluate the HSE prequalification questionnaires and to support the bid assessment processes
  • Prepare the safety aspects of Request For Quotes (RFP)
  • Track progress on projects ensuring that deliverables are undertaken in a timely manner and at the required quality
  • Interpret and make recommendations based on findings of Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRA), Fire and Explosion studies or similar to ensure that the findings can meet the requirement by the regulatory authorities of the country
  • Ensure that a risk based approach is undertaken to the development of the project
  • Produce/validate studies performed prior to submission to authorities for the permitting process



  • Project Transversal support (Post FID)
  • Oversight of the EPC Contractors / Owner engineers
  • Liaison with the partners / clients / external stakeholders
  • Prepare, direct or participate in HSE process and safety studies + risk assessments undertaken for commissioning, start up and operation of the projects
  • Support for the Operations and safety Manual
  • Management of safety related training
  • Preparation of Emergency Response Plans



What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in design, process safety, construction and/or operations in a corporate environment or affiliate within the energy or process industry
  • Possesses a strong to excellent understanding of operational safety
  • You have a wide experience in HSE, Process safety and Risk Management / Strategy, developing HSE culture, safety technical engineering, construction, operations and decommissioning, Quality Management and ISO accreditation
  • Demonstrate effective understanding and application of Safety Regulations and Requirements appropriate to the industry and geographical areas, with a willingness to broaden your knowledge and scope on an additional technology such as Battery storage
  • Demonstrate understanding and application of process safety principles in reducing asset and public risk
  • Demonstrate understanding and experience of incident investigation and implementation of lessons learnt, ideally have an understanding of TapRoot RCA philosophies
  • Demonstrates direct influence on process safety culture and possesses analytical thinking skills



Additional Details

  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
  • Must be available to travel domestically up to 50% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Occasional travel outside the US may be required
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • This position consist of 50% of outdoor work, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions




Salary Range: $96,100 – $147,660 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.


Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.




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At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role at any time.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed. 

Business Unit:  GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division:  Flexible Gen & Retail NORTHAM - FlexGen Support
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Houston