Process Safety Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Renewable Energy
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 10 October 2023

About this role: Process Safety Engineer

Brunel have partnered with pioneers in the mining industry, dedicated to innovation and sustainability. Our clients commitment to advancing technology has led to develop cutting-edge products that are revolutionizing the sector. We are seeking a talented and dedicated Process Safety Engineer to join their manufacturing division, where you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and reliability of our groundbreaking products.

  • Foster relationships between Manufacturing team, corporate H&S team and external stakeholdersPerforming process safety and risk engineering duties including planning, designing, and overseeing construction, testing and maintenance of manufacturing projects.
  • Preliminary and detailed safety in design for process, infrastructure, equipment taking into account construction methodology, operations and maintenance philosophies
  • Analyzing designs and operability of equipment as well as integrating equipment into new and existing facilities and advising on risk related issues
  • Planning and involvement in process safety risk assessment studies - including HAZID, HAZOP and SIL determination, preparing reports and supporting the tracking of actions through to closure
  • Compiling safety in design reports summarizing the overall ALARP demonstration
  • Contribute to the development of standards, procedures / processes, guidelines and training materials for the effective implementation of the Process Safety Management System
  • Consult with key stakeholders and provide input to the development, implementation and maintenance of the Process Safety Management System
  • Ensure process safety standards are applied consistently to all phases of projects
  • Coach and develop personnel and contractors in the implementation of the Process Safety Management System
  • Monitor H&S statutory and system compliance in relevant project jurisdictions


  • Tertiary qualifications in process engineering, process safety management or related field
  • Experience in chemical processing or related industry
  • Experience in delivery and facilitation HAZOP and LOPA safety studies
  • Functional safety experience
  • Knowledge of Australian and applicable international codes and standards as well as the applicable statutory requirements
  • Safety in design engineering experience
  • Experience with definition and application of control measures and performance standards
  • Experience in delivery and facilitation of process safety studies
  • Excellent engagement skills across all business levels and with both staff and contractors
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Advanced to intermediate MS Office skills
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) - Desired
  • Listing on the National Engineering Register (NER) - Desired
  • Registered Process Safety Professional (IChemE) - Desired


  • Highly attractive salary package
  • Annual Bonus
  • Work on cutting edge products
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Flexible Working Hour
  • Permanent Full Time Role
  • Perth Based Role

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Join the Brunel Community

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organizations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Your consultant, Richard Clifton-James is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Richard Clifton-James
Brunel Energy Australia Perth