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Assistant Process Safety Consultant

  • Job reference: AE-000451
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks a Graduate Process Safety Consultant to join the Oil & Gas team in Houston, TX.


For over 40 years the Atkins name has been synonymous with safety in the oil & gas sector. The Houston HSE Group provides process safety and risk consultancy services to a wide range of oil & gas facilities including offshore production and drilling assets, and onshore terminals, refineries, and petrochemical plants. We work on some of the most exciting and varied projects in the sector with a proven track record of providing quality technical support.


• You will work in our HSE team and take part in delivering studies such as HAZOP, Bow Ties, Fire and Explosion Modelling, Facility Siting, and Quantitative Risk Assessments.
• Assist in building FLACS CFD models to perform dispersion and explosion simulations. Perform model clean-up in CAD for import into CFD software.
• Act as a scribe for PHA workshops. Responsible for noding process drawings, attending workshops, and developing reports.
• Assignments will predominantly be based in our Houston office, working locally for major operators and engineering contractors. Occasional travel may be required.
• Support senior team members in project work and ongoing client consultancy activities.
• You will be a vital member of our team, and you will receive the support and encouragement to develop your technical skills to gain the experience necessary to take the next steps in your career.


• Excellent technical report writing and presentation skills.
• A co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and clients.
• Self-motivating with a reliable, consistent and mature approach to work.
• Ability to work independently and in small teams.
• Willingness to learn and to ask for help when needed.
• Accountability for the quality of work carried out.
• Ability to complete specific assigned tasks within the budgeted time.
• Flexibility in working hours when required.
• Ability to program in Python, .Net, VBA, or C++ preferred.


• Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline (Chemical, Mechanical, Petroleum, Safety/Risk Engineering) or graduating within one semester of this posting date.
• For this Graduate entry-level position, no professional experience is required.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:


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