Company: Wood
Skills: Safety Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently searching for a Process Safety Engineer - Senior Level to participate on projects out of the Wood Houston - Park Ten campus. Project scope may vary, but will primarily focus on providing input to studies pertaining to Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) and Risk Management. Projects include both onshore and offshore facilities. Candidates should possess the following skills and attributes:
  • Uses advanced technical knowledge to perform or manage technical safety study work with minimal guidance and direction. May serve as the PHA and Risk Management Lead on large and complex projects.
  • Conduct, participate in, or review qualitative and quantitative assessments on a wide assortment of projects, resulting in individual evaluations of potential consequences associated with a variety of project hazards.
  • Well versed in studies ranging from facilitated workshops (HAZID, HAZOP, etc.) to desktop assessments incorporating full CFD modeling (Fire and Explosion Risk Assessments, dispersion and thermal radiation modeling, etc.).
  • Comprehensive understanding of Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Formal Safety Assessments and Safety Cases.
  • Highly competent in managing third party consultants in the performance of Formal Safety Assessments.
  • Support project management personnel with regular reporting, scheduling, staffing planning and coordination.
  • Initiate regular communication between the technical safety team and all other engineering disciplines to ensure quality of work and that consistent technical content is maintained for all design documents and data throughout the project.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 15 years of technical safety and/or process safety engineering experience
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Occasional field visits, climbing stairs, ladders and lifting up to 25 lbs.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.