Reactive Hazards Specialist


Job description

Our client, a major Oil & Gas company is looking for a Reactive Hazards Specialist to work on a 2 year contract in Houston, TX.


  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field and/or 2-5 years of experience in applying the discipline skill to oil and gas projects.
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks for a specific project phase.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Technical assurance review is required for the majority of the work products.
  • Has an understanding of how the particular discipline interfaces / integrates with the overall project work scope.
  • Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
  • The role is part of the reactive hazards team in P&T technical safety.
  • The reactive hazards team provides expert advice to a downstream manufacturing existing unit on identifying, evaluating, and mitigating reactive hazards.
  • In addition, this role will conduct reactive relief evaluations on existing downstream manufacturing units.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably Master’s degree or PhD, in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a closely related field from an accredited university with a minimum of 5 years of experience in either Oil, Gas, Chemicals, or experience consulting in any of these industries.
  • Working knowledge of chemical reactor design, reactor relief system design, chemical thermodynamics, process modeling, and adiabatic calorimetry.
  • Ability to work with diverse cultures and groups of people, across a spectrum of work activities

Preferred skill:  

  • Strong proficiency in computational capability is preferred.

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