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HAZOP/ LOPA Facilitator

  • Job reference: AE-000139
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston

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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

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On joining the Atkins’ Nuclear business, you’ll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is seeking a BP approved HAZOP/LOPA Facilitator to join their team in Houston, TX who is experienced in leading HAZOP and LOPA workshops as per GP 48-02 and GP 48-03.

Job Summary

BP approved HAZOP/LOPA Facilitator in Houston, TX. should have a thorough understanding of the technical and managerial issues fundamental to process safety and risk management within the oil and gas industry.

The primary focus will be on the application of technical/process safety tools to a wide range of issues associated with new offshore and onshore projects.

Identify, assess and document HSE risk reduction and control strategies for significant hazards.

Plan/organize/facilitate/lead HSE risk assessment workshops: HAZIDs/HAZOPs/LOPAs, Facility Siting/Layout Studies, Physical Effects Modeling, etc.

Apply risk assessment and ALARP concepts throughout project lifecycle, and evaluate deviation requests.

Support development, modification and implementation of HSSE Management System processes

Self-assured, confident, able to execute responsibilities with minimal guidance.

Strong planning, coordination, and leadership skills.

Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills.

Ability to work within teams.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Facilitate technical discussions/risk-based decision-making.

Willingness to travel within USA, internationally, and offshore.

Skilled in technical safety risk assessment tools such as HAZID, HAZOP, and LOPA.

Working knowledge of HSSE industry codes and standards (for example ISO and API) and their application in the oil and gas industry.

Working knowledge of HSE risk-based decision-making and documenting arguments for selected course of action



Required and Desired Skills

Experience chairing BP HAZOP/LOPA workshops and be named on the BP Approved Facilitator List

BS in Engineering or Advanced Science degree.

Minimum 5 years in Technical Safety Engineering in an oil and gas offshore/onshore and projects environment in an HSE Case regulatory or corporate environment.

At least 10 years total oil and gas industry experience.

Skilled in Process Safety Management and Technical Safety Engineering in offshore/onshore applications.


Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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