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Process Safety Engineer

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Date: Nov 30, 2021

Location: Superior, Wisconsin, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  JAN 09, 2022

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
The Superior Refinery has an opening for a Process Safety Engineer. This safety critical position is responsible for providing technical and functional expertise and leadership in process safety for the Refinery and Terminals. Additionally, this position will support the implementation and sustainment of Safety and Operations Integrity (S&OI) processes that are aligned with the Husky/Cenovus Operational Integrity Management System (COIMS).  Position will help to assure compliance to regulatory standards and statutes for key aspects of SOI specific to the operations of the assigned entity. This position will partner with the refinery to promote a High Reliability Organization with a focus on continuous improvement. 


Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead periodic unit operations risk analysis process to ensure health and effectiveness of associated risk prevention barriers.  Processes include facilitation of PHAs, major hazard identification, evaluation of risk and barriers for effectiveness, assurance of ongoing maintenance of top risk register (asset level), Bowties, Major Accident Hazards (MAH) and other risk analysis processes.
  • Coach and mentor asset leadership and personnel on process safety topics (PHA, MOC, Bowties, MAH, Industry and corporate standards, etc) with training and education and daily interactions.
  • Maintaining and collaborating facility siting refinery and conducting facility siting reviews that enable the safe placement of temporary and permanent buildings within the refinery.
  • Assisting with MOC reviews for PSM related items.
  • Fostering collaboration between the Refinery and Corporate SOI Team, leveraging the Corporate 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 3-5 yrs. experience as a facilitator of HAZOP and LOPA PHAs
  • 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 3-5 yrs. experience in the petrochemical industry
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements in the petrochemical or related industry


Education & Professional Designations

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering with preference given to Chemical Engineering
  • 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


Working Conditions

  • You may be required to work in a wide variety of conditions due to the nature of refinery and terminal operation (working at heights, in confined spaces, with noise, in extreme weather conditions)


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 drug/alcohol assessment.


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.