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Senior Process Safety Risk Engineer

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Date: Nov 5, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 71421 

Job Category: Project Management 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


Process Safety Risk Engineer


Recent growth of the Risk Management practice has created an immediate need for an individual to join our team in the role of process Safety Risk Engineer within the Mississauga Office. We are searching for senior level practitioner, who brings 5 - 10 years of experience in the planning and facilitation of Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) such as hazard studies (HAZAN, HAZOP, FMEAs, PHA validation, etc) and is looking to gain exposure to projects across the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.


Position Summary


Reporting to the Engagement Engineering Manager and functionally to the Global Director, Risk Management, the incumbent in this role will support engagement teams in all aspects of technical risk management and ensures that the technical risk management activities are aligned with the client’s guidelines.

This role will also assists the Global Director, Risk Management in furthering and growing the global Risk Management Practice and assist with the efforts to enhance the profile and effectiveness of the Risk Management function within the Western Canada Region.


Key Responsibilities


  • Develop effective relationships with clients, Pursuit and Engagement Managers and teams, Business Unit and Business Practices Directors
  • Plan and facilitate hazard studies (i.e. HAZAN, HAZOPs) and other safety studies or hazard assessments (i.e. LOPA, SIL, FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, PHA revalidation, etc)
  • Assist with the development of the project risk management plan
  • Maintain the project technical risk register to ensure all risks and hazards resulting from technical  risk management activities are appropriately and accurately documented; ensures control actions are being developed, executed, updated and completed as planned;
  • Guide the engagements and business units through appropriate steps of qualitative and quantitative technical risk assessments
  • Assess the effectiveness of technical risk management processes across the organization and advise engagement and higher level management on how to enhance technical risk management effectiveness over time
  • Assist with the development of technical risk management procedures and functional guides;
  • Contribute to fostering a knowledge sharing culture by actively participating in the risk knowledge networks and collaborative forums
  • Assist the Global Director Risk Management with business development and client engagement


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Post-secondary degree from a recognized university, ideally in engineering or business. A Process Safety Management or Process Safety Engineering experience or certification is desirable
  • 5 - 10 year experience in a process safety role, workshop facilitation involving large groups of people, leading hazard study workshops (HAZAN, HAZOP, Construction and Commissioning Safety Studies) and other technical analysis techniques (i.e. LOPA, SIL, machine guarding).
  • Expert knowledge in the application of International Risk Management Standards, i.e. ISO 31000, ISO 31010, IEC 62198, PRAM and PMI.
  • Expert knowledge of the risk management process and PHAs,  know how to adapt it to the client and project needs; understand how risk creates value on projects.
  • Expert knowledge with bow-tie analysis and related software
  • Expert knowledge of PHA-Pro
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills in English. Similar skills in a second language such as French, Spanish, Portuguese or Chinese are desirable
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively - routine requirement to work to deadlines imposed by client which might require completion of unplanned risk management activities in a short time frame.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with internal and external clients; establish trust, credibility and respect.
  • Skilled in the production of reports and presentations.
  • Ability to travel to other Hatch offices or project sites as required, sometimes extensively and on a relatively short notice
  • Must be a self-starter and problem solver, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team




Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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