15 Mar, 2023

Intermediate Process Safety Engineer

  • Wood
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
Health & Safety Chemicals Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Intermediate Process Safety Engineer to expand our team within the Oil & Gas Canada business in Calgary, AB.  The successful candidate will be engaged in projects across several areas including oil and gas (upstream, midstream, downstream), energy transition and petrochemical industries.


We are seeking experienced engineers with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance across the full life cycle of projects, including study phase, DBM, FEED and Detailed Design. Wood continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to meet our client’s requirements and expectations. Applicants with strong technical and communication skills, and technical safety experience in the above industries, should apply.


Our team has a long history of delivering some of the biggest and most complex projects in the Canadian oilsands, along with associated pipelines and refinery infrastructure. Wood has a strong presence in energy transition supporting the rapidly growing decarbonization and renewables industry in Canada and across the globe.


Come experience a culture of innovation by pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients across Canada. 


Join #teamwood!


Please note this role will work our standard office hybrid work schedule. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Firewater design
  • Perform fire and hazard assessments of facilities.
  • Develop fire protection philosophies and design criterias.
  • Provide input to fire and gas detection layouts.
  • Participate in model reviews. Provide guidance on human factors and egress.
  • Conduct PHA sessions (HAZID, What-IF, HAZOP, LOPA, SIL).
  • Manage the closure of risk actions/recommendations generated from PHA.
  • Perform consequence analysis and dispersion modelling.
  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines.
  • Interface with Clients.
  • Complete conceptual studies through to detail engineering stages.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Currently registered or eligible for registration with APEGA.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with the majority spent working in refining, petrochemicals or oil & gas industries.
  • Strong written and oral communication (English) skills.
  • General understanding of process engineering fundamentals.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and work with minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to coordinate with team members in other locations across multiple projects.
  • Firewater design experience is an asset.
  • Consequence analysis and dispersion modelling is an asset.
  • HAZOP, HAZID and SIL rating studies experience is preferred.
  • Hands on experience with PHAST or similar software is preferred.
  • Experience in FEED and detail engineering projects is preferred.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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