Company: NES
Skills: Chemist
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: competitive
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

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.

Lead PSM / Process Safety Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Duration: Long-term assignment

Job Summary: 

Provide engineering expertise to develop and maintain the site Process Safety Management Program.


  • Develop a PSM implementation plan to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Train engineers and operators in the principles of pressure relief devices.
  • Build an effective Preventative Maintenance system.
  • Lead root cause analysis and assess PSM and reliability systems.
  • Provide oversight and conduct audits of the site Management of Chance and Pre-Startup Safety Review Programs.

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering.
  • 15+ years of experience as a Lead Process Engineer or Lead Process Safety Engineer.
  • Experience leading Process Safety programs within a petrochemical facility.
  • Experience with process and dispersion modeling.
  • Familiarity with PHA and other risk assessment tools.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment 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.