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Safety Relief Engineer

Location:  Houston, TX, US
Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

The Safety Relief Design Engineer provides daily technical support and guidance to a team performing safety facilities studies for ExxonMobil refineries and chemical plants.  Currently the Company is seeking to fill Safety Relief Design Engineer positions in Houston, TX,  Beaumont TX, Joliet, IL, and Baton Rouge, LA.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Perform and/or lead pressure relief system analysis in support of projects and site activities
  • Responsible for delivering efficient and accurate Process Safety Pressure Protection Manager (PSPPM) studies and solutions
  • Assist sites with risk based decision making on the recommendations that result from pressure relief studies

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Chemical Engineering
  • A minimum 5 years of previous experience in the oil, gas, or petrochemicals industry
  • A minimum 3 years of experience performing contingency analysis with PSPPM
  • Previous academic and/or practical experience with flare modeling tools, such as, Pressure Protection Manager (PPM), Visual Flow / Visual Flare, or FlareNet
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and proven ability to influence others

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Solid understanding of Process Design fundamentals with respect to safety, including, overpressure scenario identification and PSV sizing via API 520/521 methodology; pipe sizing and hydraulic calculations; pipe pressure and temperature rating; control valve sizing; and heat exchanger rating
  • Demonstrated experience leading or mentoring technical teams
  • Fundamental understanding of distillation tower, pump and compressor operation and performance
  • Previous practical experience with a steady state process simulation tool, such as PROII or HYSYS
  • Experience in Process Safety and Risk fundamentals including Risk Assessments and HAZOPS
  • Direct experience working at oil and gas operating site
  • Domestic and/or international relocation flexibility for future assignments


Alternate Location: United States : Baton Rouge, Louisiana || United States : Beaumont,Texas || United States : Billings, Montana || United States : Houston, Texas || United States : Joliet, Illinois 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Safety Engineer, Hydraulics, Safety, Engineer, Design Engineer, Engineering, Service

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