24 Nov, 2021

Process Safety Technician

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

Job Description

Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants, Inc. (BakerRisk®) provides services to industries and governments around the world to assess the consequences and risks associated with potentially catastrophic events including explosions, fires, and toxic material releases.  Our research and development programs make us a technology leader with the most advanced methodologies and tools to predict potential consequences, analyze risk, and design protection, prevention, and mitigation systems for such catastrophic events.

Our Houston, TX office is seeking a technician to perform duties and assist with skilled and semi-skilled work in a variety of tasks and general construction, repair, and maintenance of testing equipment and assets at our test sites in Texas. Candidate must be able to work effectively under direction of senior engineers and be willing to travel for projects.  Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in interfacing with clients and other staff members. Including:

  • Fire hydrant inspections
  • Maintenance
  • Fire water flow testing
  • Performance of building leak tightness testing using tracer gas methodologies

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • AAS Degree in process technology, engineering, instrumentation and controls, or equivalent technical degree, or 5 years’ experience in a related field 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (particularly with Excel)
  • Be willing to learn key software programs to assist with data entry from field work
  • Excellent customer service/people skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently and to apply your knowledge and skills to new situations as needed
  • Ability to contribute to multiple concurrent projects
  • Familiarity and hands on experience with tools
  • Willingness to travel/work outdoors

 Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience in Oil/Gas/Chemical Industries
  • Familiarity with fire water flow testing
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting instrumentation
  • Experience with rotating equipment (i.e., pumps, compressors, etc.)

 Benefits to Working at BakerRisk:

  • Great pay
  • Great benefits (Health, 401k, etc.)
  • Flexible hours
  • Potential to travel the world
  • Large scale explosion/fire testing
  • Investigate accidents in the industry

BakerRisk will train qualified applicant in the following job duties:

  • Conducting fire water flow testing
  • Conducting tracer gas testing
  • Setting up and operating process safety testing apparatus and instrumentation
  • Data entry into software programs used as part of specific service area topics
  • Participating in investigations of process-related accidents/incidents

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