Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Safety Officer
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America      

Position: Process Safety Management Advisor

Job type: 12-month Contract

Location: Fort St. John

Petroplan is currently working with a major midstream business who require an additional Safety Officer to join their Gas Gathering and Processing operations.

In this position, you will provide technical assistance to field personnel for the implementation Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures. You will be involved with ensuring that all activities are planned, scheduled and executed to achieve the agreed requirements in a safe and efficient manner. Key challenges will include:

  • Provide process safety subject matter expertise (SME), advice and recommendations as part of facilitation, participation in and/or review of process hazard analyses and risk analyses.
  • Support Operations Risk Management Process requirements at the operating area level, including risk identification facilitation, quality review, SME advice, and area risk reviews.
  • Provide advice regarding process safety considerations as part of management of change (MOC) and pre-start-up safety reviews (PSSRs).
  • Lead and participate in process safety related incident investigations.
  • Assess Process Safety Management Program standards and practices for alignment with regulatory, industry, and company requirements.


  • Relevant technical diploma or engineering degree in chemical engineering or safety discipline or related technical field with demonstrable experience in process safety management.
  • 4 or more years of experience in gas processing, pipeline, petrochemical or refining industries including experience working with field operations personnel.
  • Experience facilitating and participating in various forms of process safety analysis using standard techniques (e.g. HAZOP, LOPA, bowtie).

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

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Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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