Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.
Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Risk Engineer within our Permian group based in Houston, Texas.
Essential Job Duties:
Serving as the Asset’s subject-matter-expert (SME) with regards to the requirements and programs to manage the Asset’s HES risks
Lead/participate in process hazard reviews such as HAZOPs, What-Ifs and advise Asset functional departments in resulting actions and measures completion
Assist Asset functional departments in process design reviews and identification of issues at conceptual stage and serve as the HES Risk lead for the projects
Conduct dispersion modeling using in-house tools & facilitate facility siting and detailed quantitative risk assessment studies via third party contractors
Provide consulting services to the Asset functional departments on process safety regulatory compliance, understanding of Oxy Oil & Gas risk program requirements
Assist in the implementation of the newly revised Regulatory Risk Management Program and the Specialized Field Risk Management program for the Oxy Permian surface operations (i.e. MOC/PSSR Program development, compilation of facility technical information etc.)
Asset-level review and verification of hazard identification studies and HES risk assessments
Supporting the development and implementation of HES risk management programs to be effective and in accordance with Company requirements
Supporting the development and implementation of tools to analyze HES risks and exposures
Conducting QC self-audits of Asset’s HES Risk Management Programs to provide an evaluation of Asset’s efforts to comply with Company policies, standards, and procedures
Conducting HES Risk Management training for Asset personnel
Participating/supporting Asset process safety/risk related incident investigations
Supporting the development and implementation of optimal HES risk mitigation strategies and methodologies.
Assist in the Asset’s HES risk reporting to Occidental Oil & Gas Corporate
BS degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering
5+ years working experience in HES risk management and loss prevention, preferably in oil and gas operations
Strong working knowledge of and experience in OSHA Process Safety Management; EPA Risk Management Plan; Process Hazard Analyses; Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance; Management of Change; Process Safety Information; Emergency Response Planning; Fire Protection; Pre-Startup Safety Reviews; Operating and Maintenance Procedures; Facility Siting of Portable and Permanent Buildings
Working knowledge of National Consensus Standards (e.g., NFPA, API, ANSI, ASTM, ASME, ISA, etc.)
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, Power Point
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Excellent organization and time management skills to be able to handle multiple tasks and achieve challenging deadlines
Team player and ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and field operations
Availability to travel for projects primarily in West Texas and New Mexico, 25–50% of travel time likely
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company — one of the largest...