Job description – HEMP Coordinator
Purpose & Accountabilities
Reporting to the HEMP Team Lead. The HEMP Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of the HEMP work process at the Scotford site. This includes:
- achieving “knowledge/skill” level competence in HEMP,
- coordination, facilitation and completion of the Process Safety Reviews.
- pursuing the Management Handshakes,
- tracking status of the Remedial Action Plan,
- closing of assigned gaps from Remedial Action Plan,
- assurance of the HEMP implementation,
- mentoring of junior HEMP Coordinators.
- Work closely with Operations, Engineering, Technology, and Maintenance personnel to facilitate the Hazard and Effects Management Process (HEMP).
- As part of the HEMP facilitation, identify tolerability and/or ALARP gaps that could result in loss of containment and a major accident hazard.
- Apply Risk Assessment Matrix (RAM) to evaluate potential consequences from the release of a hazard.
- Apply HEMP tools (Layers of Protection Analysis, LOPA) and utilize technical safety knowledge when participating in process safety reviews.
- Apply the risk-based decision-making process to ensure that risks are controlled to As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).
- Work as part of an effective team to identify interim measures and recommendations to close the gaps utilizing the HEMP Prioritization Tool.
- Identify HSSE Critical Equipment (HSSE CE) and critical activities (HSSE CA) as part of the HEMP process. Support Manage Equipment Care with equipment care strategy.
- Knowledgeable in HEMP Interfaces needed to engage appropriate Discipline Barrier Owners to ensure barrier effectiveness in the field.
- Support the Process Safety team with safeguarding information.
- Interpret, review and/or critique critical diagrams such as cause and effect, piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID), and alarm table.
- Knowledgeable of relevant codes and standards related to process/technical safety such as API, ASME, NFPA.
- Familiarity with both in-house (e.g. HEMP, FRED) and industrial (e.g. PHAPro, HAZOP, etc.) risk management tools.
There are no direct reports to this role, however, requires great coordination of multi-discipline team to deliver results. No annual budget but has a strong influence over other department’s budget when developing solutions.
• Multitasking required for facilitation, scribing and providing technical safety challenges.
• Ability to facilitate virtually.
• Adaptable to changing environment.
• Effective communication with the HEMP team and key stakeholders.
Skills & Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
At least 6 years’ experience in Oil and Gas industry is desirable with considerable experience as a Process Engineer.
Direct process safety engineering experience is preferred.
Skill in Hazard and Effect Management, HAZOP, HAZID, Risk Management is required.
- Skilled facilitator to achieve team alignment and able to facilitate and scribe at the same time
- Skill in MS Excel
- Good communication (both written and spoken), collaboration and organizational skills
- Knowledge of MS Office applications
- Must know the API Standards (520/521, etc) for Process Safety / RV sizing and be able to challenge suggested barriers/recommendations
- Proficient typing skills are required
- Good problem-solving skills
- Good organization, documentation, and follow-up
- Time management skills
- Motivates, coaches, and develops others Values difference opinions