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Functional Safety Engineer

Deer Park, TX
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
 
Major Responsibilities:

•Work closely with production, IT and PCT asset engineers to optimize safety instrument system architecture on-site

•Verify new or modified equipment as designed and managed in accordance with ISA 84 / IEC 61511 Safety Instrumented System requirements

•Periodically support PHA/HAZOP/LOPA studies and ensure compliance with company guidelines and practices for SIS and non-SIS instrumented risk reduction layers of protection

•Help preparing Safety Integrity Level calculations

•Verify proof test completion compliance for safety instruments

•Responsible for preparation and management of Safety Requirement Specifications documentation throughout the Safety Lifecycle

•Support strategic and capital projects/audits that involve SIS components with system vendor, contractor personnel and project engineers as the company subject matter expert

•Coordinate, review and validate design in compliance with Safety Requirement Specifications on-site

•Support Safety Instrumented Systems validation, new installation and modifications, improvement activities

•Troubleshoot and lead failure analysis on instrumented equipment and recommend corrective or preventative measures

• Responsible to support FAT and SAT plans for Safety Instrumented Systems and lead commissioning testing efforts of safety-related systems

• Interact and work directly with PCT reliability experts and asset engineers during investigations and implementation of improvements, standards and corrective actions of instrumentation and electrical- related incidents.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Chemical Engineering or related degree with 4+ years of applicable experience OR a Master’s degree in Electrical/Chemical Engineering or related degree with 2+ years of applicable experience OR a PhD degree in Electrical/Chemical Engineering or related degree with 1+ years of applicable experience.
5+ years of experience managing safety in industrial or a manufacturing environment
Familiar with the Process Hazard Analysis and proficient at allocating risk to independent protective layers
Knowledgeable in application of ISA 84 / IEC 61511 Safety Instrumented Systems for Process Industry
Strong knowledge of automation/control systems including DCS, PLC, Safety Instrumented Systems, function block and ladder logic programming, industrial instrumentation and electrical equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency in Delta V implementation and SILworX software
Six Sigma certification
Previous experience using SAP and InTools.
 
Candidate Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Chemical Engineering or related degree with 4+ years of applicable experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing safety in industrial or a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledgeable in application of ISA 84 / IEC 61511 Safety Instrumented Systems for Process Industry
  • Familiar with the Process Hazard Analysis and proficient at allocating risk to independent protective layers
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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