08 Jul, 2021

Process Controls & Safety Consultant

  • BakerRisk
  • Houston, TX, USA
Health & Safety, Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants, Inc. (BakerRisk®), a technology leader in assessing the consequences and risks associated with potentially catastrophic events including explosions, fires and toxic material releases.  BakerRisk uses the most advanced methodologies and tools to predict potential consequences, providing services to industrial companies and government organizations around the world.

BakerRisk is currently seeking a Process Controls & Safety Consultant to assist with SIS, F&G, and HAC studies.  




The applicant will be working on multiple projects related to process safety. This includes reliability studies for processing plants worldwide and assisting clients with design recommendations to reduce risk. The applicant will be working with design teams to develop solutions using their knowledge of instrumentation and controls to help advance process safety. This could include means like Safety Instrumented System (SIS), Fire and Gas Detection Systems, Hazardous Area Classification and others. Ability to adapt to various needs from internal and external clients to support the needs of frequency and risk analysis solutions. The applicant may assist at BakerRisk’s test site to perform controlled dispersion and jet fire tests by researching and implementing new instrumentation and control strategies. Ability to learn BakerRisk’s consequence tools SafeSite3G© and QRATool© and help perform consequence modeling studies for clients. This is a multi-faceted position for someone with ability to learn quickly and be able to multi-task.





Qualified candidates should meet or exceed the following requirements:



  • B.S. Degree in Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical engineering or equivalent technical degree
  • Minimum of 3 years operating plant experience
  • Experience in plant controls (DCS and/or SIS) implementation and application
  • Experience in instrumentation specification and reliability
  • Strong communication/inter-personal skills - able to inspire and encourage the use of best practices at plant sites, able to communicate with plant staff, management, and regulatory agencies. 
  • Ability to work efficiently in a multi-disciplined, cross-functional environment.
  • Ability to plan/organize tasks and consistently produce results with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and understand the legal aspects of legislation and develop compliance programs to decrease facility process safety liabilities and reduce process risks


  • Knowledge of Fault Trees and Reliability Block Diagram
  • Prior participation or facilitation of Process Hazard Analysis studies

BakerRisk offers a competitive salary and benefit package including holiday, vacation and sick leave pay, medical/dental insurance, retirement savings plan, and potential for a year-end bonus.


BakerRisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants receive equal consideration, regardless of their race, color, religion, age, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other protected status. BakerRisk and its affiliated companies are drug-free workplaces.

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