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Sr Process Safety Advisor

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Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Lima, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  JUNE 20, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job Summary

This safety critical position is responsible for providing technical and functional expertise and leadership in process safety for the entity. Additionally, this position will support the implementation and sustainment of SOI&E processes that are aligned with Husky's Operational Integrity Management System (HOIMS).  Position will help to assure compliance to regulatory standards and statutes for key aspects of SOI&E specific to the operations of the assigned entity. This position will partner with the entity to promote a High Reliability Organization with a focus on continuous improvement. 


Core Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain periodic unit operations risk analysis process to ensure health and effectiveness of associated risk prevention barriers.  Process should include major hazard identification, evaluation of risk and barriers for effectiveness, and assurance of ongoing maintenance of top risk register (asset level) through regularly occurring risk analysis processes (PHA, bowties, MAH, etc).

  • Assure strong usage of MOC and PSSR system to capture all changes to equipment, personnel, and procedures, whether permanent or temporary.  Assurance activities to include proper closure and execution of corresponding actions.  Serve as MOC process owner or support entity based process owner by educating and coaching users, MOC coordinators and site population on the system.

    Support asset with LOD 2 activities – This includes but is not limited to:

    • Element 2 – Process safety training and competency organizational needs are identified and organization is up to date on training.
    • Element 3 – Unit Operation Risk Analyses are employed and effective
    • Element 4 - Presence and availability of unit process safety information is appropriate
    • Element 5 - Procedures are written in accordance with identified risks and safety information
    • Element 12 - day to day process safety risk in daily operations planning and non-standard operations is planned for, ensure SOL excursions are identified and investigated by the appropriate personnel, and Alarms/interlocks are analyzed for risk in case of bypass with appropriate mitigating precautions followed
    • Coach & mentor asset leadership and personnel within each entity on process safety topics (PHA, MOC, bowties, MAH, Industry and Husky standards, etc) with training and education and daily interactions.
  • Fostering collaboration between the Deployed SOI&E team and the Central SOI&E Team, leveraging the Technical Authorities and multi-disciplinary support as a conduit for communication and continuous improvement.
  • Support the proper classification and investigation of process safety incidents. This includes coaching and mentoring site leadership to own and drive the actions to prevent re-occurrence. 



  • Minimum 5-7 yrs. experience in a SOI&E environment
  • Minimum 3-5 yrs. experience with Root Cause Analysis and Incident Investigations
  • Minimum 3-5 yrs. working knowledge of performing safety audits and inspections
  • Minimum 3-5 yrs. working knowledge of SAP or other Enterprise software
  • Minimum 3-5 yrs. experience working with 3rd party consultants and contractors
  • Minimum 3-5 years process engineering, process safety engineering, operations, or operations management experience
  • Minimum 10 yrs. Experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Working knowledge of Regulatory requirements in and oil and gas environment


Education & Professional Designations

  • HS diploma or equivalent is required
  • Related post-secondary education or equivalent experience is required
  • Professional Engineer is an asset
  • Process Safety Professional Certification (CCPS, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center or similar 3rd party firm) is an asset
  • HAZOP and/or LOPA certification is an asset
  • Process Safety Auditing certification is an asset


Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.

Organizational Competencies

  • Drives for Results
  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.