07 Mar, 2023

Share Senior Process Safety Consultant

  • BakerRisk
  • Burlington, ON, Canada
Health & Safety Insurance, Risk & Safety

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.

The Toronto (Burlington) Office serves as BakerRisk's presence in the Canadian market. The office currently supports a range of service areas, including areas specific to the Canadian market, and has staff in the process safety, structures, and blast sections. The office location supports work across the Canadian market for a variety of industries (i.e., oil & gas, refining, chemical agricultural, etc.).

BakerRisk Canada is currently seeking a full-time senior level engineer to assist with safety and environmental compliance, risk engineering, RMP and PSM programs.  




The candidate would be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with clients in the Canada, U.S. and abroad, overseeing small process safety project teams focused on hazard identification, consequence analysis, risk analysis, risk management, and auditing. The candidate would leverage her or his practical experience to provide process safety risk management guidance to worldwide clients.




Qualified candidates should meet or exceed the following requirements:



  • B.Sc. Chemical Engineering or similar with experience or education in process safety
  • 5-10 years Process Safety or Process Engineering in chemical processing (oil and gas production, refining, petrochemical, or fertilizer industries are preferred)
  • Demonstrated capability to manage engineering, risk, process safety, or similar consulting projects, and to utilize that information for practical recommendation on course of action.
  • Comfortable developing long-term client relationships and executing consulting projects within Canada, United States and overseas.
  • Good understanding of industry safety needs, trends and economic landscape.
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, listening, technical writing, public speaking, etc.).
  • Experience working with Canadian codes and requirements
  • Expertise with PSM good practices and standards
  • Ability to work autonomously, show initiative, be willing to learn a variety of software packages, and have flexibility to travel and work outside normal office hours.
  • Successful candidates must be eligible for a TN Visa to work in the USA
  • Professional Engineering (P Eng.) license in Canada or sufficient qualifications to register as one


  • Experience applying risk management tools and techniques, including facility siting studies (FSS) quantitative risk analysis (QRA) and reliability analysis. Note that BakerRisk has a comprehensive suite of in-house software tools and suitable candidates would be trained to use such tools in their service areas.
  • Experience facilitating Process Hazard Analyses, Layers of Protection Analyses, or similar risk reviews
  • Experience performing reliability analysis (fault tree or similar)
  • Experience performing fire and gas detector mapping
  • Participated in process safety management auditing or safety code gap analysis.
  • Knowledge of fire prevention codes, accident investigation and related services is considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of TSSA compliance requirements


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


Additional Information:  For additional information, please see our website at www.BakerRisk.com 


Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. BakerRisk is committed to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We maintain a drug-free workplace.  Please note that final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a confidential pre-employment background check which includes educational, criminal, credit, drug and alcohol testing, which includes but is not limited to screening for marijuana.

BakerRisk will endeavor to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us upon scheduling your interview.

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