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Kent Recruitment

Process Safety Senior Engineer / Specialist

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
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About the job:

As part of a leading consultancy, work with the Kent team based in Calgary to successfully lead delivery of Process Safety consultancy services across a wide range of clients within high hazard industries such as Oil & Gas, Low Carbon, and Renewables industries and through the energy transition.

Your responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and developing strong ties with local and global clients. Developing and winning work across a range of high hazard industries.
  • Support and mentor Process Safety Junior Engineers / Specialists to further develop their skills and application of technical safety principles.
  • Management of projects to ensure work is defined and delivered in compliance with agreed scope, budgets, and schedules.
  • Providing technical leadership on a full spectrum of process safety studies carried out within the team.
  • Facilitation of and participation in HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA and other risk management workshops.
  • Providing leadership and quality assurance for deliverables to clients.
  • Liaison with other groups and departments within Kent to provide an integrated solution to the client, which includes Process Safety as part of Kent Engineering Services.
  • Interpreting client needs and preparing technical proposals to ensure those needs are met.
  • Promoting the wider Kent capability.
  • Supporting the Kent global technical community in further development of technical tools, standards, and procedures.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering discipline, (Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental Engineering).
  • Process / Technical Safety professional with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in high hazard industries.
  • Technical competence in risk identification, risk assessment and risk management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated strong skills in one or more of the following:
    • Integrating process safety within the design process and/or operating practices
    • PHA facilitation (HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, SILA, etc.)
    • Consequence and frequency analyses
    • Fault / Event Tree Analysis
    • Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA).
    • Authoring Safety Cases, including ALARP demonstrations
    • Bow Tie Analysis

Skills Requirement:

  • Experience in a client-facing role, showing an understanding of the commercial challenges relevant to an engineering consultancy business.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to provide advice on technical issues both externally and internally.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • A co-operative and helpful attitude toward both colleagues and clients.
  • Demonstrated experience in mentoring of more junior resources.
  • A strong drive and willingness to continue learning from clients and colleagues.
  • Confident in selling services, preparation of proposals and cost estimates for studies and winning work.
  • Adaptable to changing working hour requirements as needed to accommodate project work and client needs in other time zones.
  • Flexible in work location as needed (home/remote, Kent office, client’s office)
  • A Professional Engineering license (P. Eng., P.E.), Chartered Engineer (CEng), or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) status is desirable.
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