Senior Process Safety Engineer Job In Dubai

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and supervise Process Hazards Analyses (PHAs) and other risk assessments studies for new and existing processes.

Support the evaluation of pressure safety related hazards, recommend design solutions, and verify implementation.

Provide subject matter expertise in pressure safety independent system design. Support pressure safety policy/procedure development and execution, including PSI documentation.

Categorize process safety events and facilitate or participate in incident investigations to determine root causes and corrective actions.

Participate in internal & external audits to ensure that PSM systems are maintained and followed.

Collaborate with operations and engineering colleagues on the development and progression of capital projects. Conduct appropriate risk assessments and advise on the potential impacts of regulatory requirements.

Develop and maintain knowledge in standards such as NFPA, API, ASME, providing interpretation and guidance on requirements and best practices.

Support operations and engineering in proactively identifying and resolving process safety concerns.

Monitor and support the execution of corrective actions and recommendations arising from PSM activities (PHA, MOC, RCA, etc.). Follow-up on action items assigned with timely completion.

Provide guidance for the assessment and mitigation of process safety risks associated with materials that are not covered under the PSM regulation.

Track and report performance metrics by analyzing data from the site’s PSM programs.

Participate in corporate/global process safety initiatives, including improvement teams and assessments.

Maintain and assist in the development of systems that ensure compliance with the technology-focused elements of the PSM standard (PSI, PHA, MOC, PSSR, and Mechanical Integrity).

Support the implementation of new/revised process safety-related procedures and standards.

Develop and provide process safety training that will enable colleagues to perform their assigned PSM-related duties.


This role required candidate to permanently relocate at Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering.

Qualified & certified as PHA (HAZOP) Leader.

Familiar with facility siting & LOPA assessment.

Minimum 15 years of experience in the process safety field.

Comprehensive knowledge of chemical process equipment and unit operations.

Practical and direct Process Safety program experience.

Experience leading, facilitating, and documenting hazard/risk assessments, including Process Hazard Analyses using HAZOP methodology.

Strong working knowledge of pressure safety design principles.

Demonstrated ability to comprehend and use P&IDs, material balances, equipment and layout drawings, and specifications for complex chemical processes.

Proven communication and presentation skills; able to effectively promote ideas within the plant and across the organization.

Certification or formal training in Process Safety.

Experience conducting MOC and PSSR reviews.

Experience applying other technology-focused PSM elements (PSI, etc.).

Experience designing/specifying emergency relief systems and applying pressure safety regulations (ASME BPVC, API-520/521).

In-depth knowledge of chemical process hazards (toxicity, reactivity, flammability, combustible dusts, etc.) and preventive measures (area classification, functional safety, etc.).

Experience with quantitative risk assessment methods (e.g., LOPA).

Experience in Facility siting studies.

Familiarity with process control and instrumentation systems/concepts.

Interpersonal skills (personal rapport and influence) necessary to coach staff and to work with internal groups and outside agencies engaged in process safety.

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