Senior Process Safety Engineer resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Accomplished, motivated and passionate senior safety engineer with 15 years of chemical process safety experience maintaining worker safety and health and correcting hazards at a variety of facilities handling highly hazardous chemicals and combustible dust.

  • PSM audit, incident investigation, process hazard analysis, facility siting, combustible dust, engineering process design, piping and instrumentation diagrams, heat and material balances, relief system design, mechanical integrity.
  • Software: Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, CHEMCAD, DEGADIS, SOURCE5, LNG FIRE III, Process Hazard Analysis Software Tool (PHAST), and Flame Accelerator Simulator Tool (FLACS).
University of Maryland - College Park College Park, MD Expected in 2003 B.S : Chemical Engineering - GPA :
Work History
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. - Senior Process Safety Engineer
Honolulu, HI, 10/2018 - Current
  • Responsible for enforcing OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) standard, 29 CFR 1910.119, Flammable Liquids Standard, 29 CFR 1910.106, and Explosives and Blasting agents, 29 CFR 1910.109.
  • Responsible for leading PSM incident investigations and enforcement activities at petroleum refineries and chemical manufacturing facilities.
  • Experience researching and applying recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEPs) to PSM-covered facilities.
  • Develop enforcement policies, memorandum, letters of interpretation, and enforcement guidance for chemical facilities national emphasis program (CHEM NEP) and combustible dust NEP.
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating national office initiative to support regional PSM coordinators.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and training to compliance safety and health offices (CSHO) on various chemical process safety topics, including process hazard analysis, facility siting studies, relief system design, mechanical integrity, flammable liquids, fire protection, safe work practices, etc.
  • Responsible for enforcing OSHA’s combustible NEP for inspecting high-risk combustible dust industries. As part of enforcement, apply various NFPA consensus standards such as but not limited to NFPA 654, NFPA 652, NFPA 664, NFPA 484, NFPA 61, NFPA 68, and NFPA 69 as feasible means of preventing and minimizing hazards of combustible dust.
  • Served on technical committee and co-authored OSHA;’s Technical Manual – Section IV, Chapter 6, Combustible Dust DIRECTIVE NUMBER: TED, 01-00-015, EFFECTIVE DATE: 02/10/2020.
  • Review and evaluate PSM and combustible dust significant and egregious cases before issuing citations and civil penalties.
  • Responsible for providing expert technical consultative assistance on employer hazard abatement and settlement negotiations for PSM and combustible dust cases.
  • Prepare incident investigation lesson learned documents to share knowledge with CSHOs and Regional office management.
  • Represent agency at meetings with other Federal agencies, including Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Chemical Safety Board (CSB), and industry partners.
L3harris - Lead Project Engineer
Mason, OH, 07/2006 - 10/2018
  • Experienced evaluating siting, design, construction, commissioning, and operation of FERC jurisdictional LNG facilities to determine their compliance with Commission Orders, federal regulations, RAGAGEPs, and other chemical process safety guidelines.
  • Mentored and trained junior engineers and interns on reviewing PFDs, H&MB, and P&IDs; evaluating LNG storage tank pressure relief detection philosophies; design spill reviews; spill impoundment system design and sizing analyses; hazard modeling reviews and conducting inspections.
  • Trained LNG staff on process hazard analyses and identifying approaches to improve process safety and how to perform hazard operability review of LNG facility.
  • Experience reviewing LNG process designs and presenting technical information on final design reviews, including results of process hazard analyses, signification findings and recommendations from construction, commissioning and operational inspections, root cause analyses, and investigations for incidents or equipment failures at operating facilities.
  • Led team to propose changes to NFPA 59A 2019 related to plant siting and layout, hazard/consequence modeling, fire protection, safety, and security.
  • Presented LNG Compliance Program to LNG industry.
  • Publications: Guidance Manual for Environmental Report Preparation Volume II, FERC, 2017; Cameron LNG Expansion Project Trains 4 and 5 Environmental Assessment, FERC, 2015; UGI Temple Liquefaction Upgrade Project Environmental Assessment, FERC, 2014; Magnolia LNG and Lake Charles Expansion Projects Final Environmental Impact Statement, FERC, 2013.
Navarro Research And Engineering, Inc. - Chemical Engineer
Aiken, SC, 08/2003 - 07/2006
  • Program manager for Joint Group on Pollution Prevention Program (JG-PP). As program manager, presented at weapon system conferences and briefed three-star (LT General) level on program technology portfolio and provided environmental engineering support to weapon system and facility managers for treatment of solid waste, air emissions, and water quality.
  • Developed technology process roadmaps to implement low Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) alternatives for weapon system coating applications which involved designing database to analyze and calculate HAP emissions from weapon system coating applications for Department of Defense and EPA.
  • Selected, investigated and executed pollution prevention projects to minimize or eliminate hazardous materials used in weapon system applications: coating, paint stripping, cleaners and metal finishing applications including establishing and administered all activities for Ground Vehicle Working Group (GVWG) for JG-PP and assisted with developing metal plating program for Army Environmental Quality Technology Program.
  • Researched code requirements and performed engineering calculations for perchloric acid fume hood and held responsibility for air quality permit requirements at on-site laboratory fire test facility.
  • Calculated aquatic toxicity, biodegradability and other environmental parameters for firefighting foam comparison study and evaluated analytical technologies for detection of perchlorates in groundwater.
  • Received the Secretary of Labor's 2020 exceptional professional achievement award on PSM investigation of ethylene oxide release at Croda Inc. Atlas Point in recognition of providing superior enforcement with enhanced abatement that included the company changing their pre-startup safety review process company wide.

  • Received award for revising the combustible dust NEP.

  • Nominated for EPA’s gold medal for successful use of administrative and judicial enforcement actions to rapidly respond to the imminent and substantial endangerment posed by emissions from the Limetree Bay Refinery in St Croix, VI.

  • Co-authored OSHA Technical Manual on Combustible Dust, 2020.

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  • University of Maryland - College Park

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  • Senior Process Safety Engineer
  • Lead Project Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer


  • B.S

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