Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor, Regulatory Compliance
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: n/a
Location: Gregory, Texas, United States

Process Safety Manager Coordinator

The PSM Coordinator Contractor will support all Facility Operation and Maintenance departments for PSM related activities. The PSM Coordinator will support relevant PSM activities including, but not limited to: overall PSM implementation, inclusive of employee participation in PSM related activities, process hazard analysis (PHA), pre-startup safety reviews (PSSR), process safety information, and risk management as it relates to process safety elements.


The PSM Coordinator also liaises with the Corporate Health and Safety designate for alignment to enterprise-wide PSM requirements. Under the general supervision of the PSM Supervisor, provides governance and assurance for an effective implementation of the PSM program. Although the Facility is not governed by OSHA PSM, the site has adopted a "fit for purpose" PSM program aligned with OSHA PSM. The PSM Coordinator will assist in maintaining the site's procedures, guidelines, and tools, associated with PSM, with a focus on continuous improvement. The PSM Coordinator helps ensure the PSM programs receive appropriate attention, priority, management support and resources needed to function effectively.


All activities will be delivered maintaining Cheniere's core values: teamwork, respect, accountability, integrity, nimble and safety.



Possesses an understanding of OSHA PSM, Responsible Care, and EPA - RMP regulations. As well as a basic understanding of Natural Gas Liquefaction, LNG transportation, operations, storage, and loading. Has understanding of organizational structure and has ability to recognize site programs/projects that require PSM activities, including, but not limited to, new projects, business process, procedures, administrative or business systems. In addition, familiarity with the various applicable federal, state, and local agencies and applicable laws, regulations, codes, standards, and permits required to operate LNG terminals, including but not limited to: DOT, OSHA, USCG, EPA, FERC, NFPA, and knowledge of emergency response operations, planning, techniques, and reporting.



  • Support the adoption, implementation, and assurance of the PSM elements across the various site departments to ensure company best practices and procedures are understood, implemented and followed.
  • Support Process Hazard Analysis and other risk assessment processes.
  • Support the site's process units initial and revalidation HAZOP program.
  • Ensure pre-startup safety reviews (PSSR) are performed when required and meet the requirements of the PSSR standard, in planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Provide technical leadership and support to identify hazards, evaluate the risk of those hazards, and assist in the development of effective solutions to mitigate risk
  • Perform periodic PSM evaluations using the Corporate PSM Standard Checklist
  • Supports the Incident Management Process and Incident Investigations associated with identified Process Safety Events.
  • Complete process safety action items and drive to closure as required.
  • Support Governance and Assurance requirements per the Cheniere Process Safety Management Standard and relevant procedures.
  • Support incident investigation teams in understanding and identifying process safety hazards and appropriate risk mitigation actions.
  • Develop, monitor, and analyze trends in site Process Safety Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Support the development of safe operating practices in support of plant operations.
  • Identify opportunities to update site emergency response plans as required to ensure process safety events are adequately managed.
  • Support the MOC Process to determine whether PSSRs and PHAs are required.
  • Train and provide assistance with project safety reviews.
  • Train and mentor others in process safety to understand, identify and reduce process safety risk. Able to inform, train and track training for site staff on process safety.
  • Support performance review meetings to review status, progress and barriers for timely delivery of PSM requirements, inclusive of key performance indicator reviews. Develops and issues process safety reports.
  • Support the site in identifying and sustaining the management of key process safety information in compliance with the process Safety Technical Studies Manual
  • Ability to select and manage external process safety resources when required.
  • Supports the Risk Management Process for PSM related risks and manages the site risk register.
  • Support the development of PSM software tools
  • Participate in "completion" walk-downs and Pre-Start Safety Reviews if/as required.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the PSM Supervisor as defined within the PSM Standard and associated process safety procedures.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.