Share this Job

Process Safety Coordinator, USGC II

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: USA: Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Company: CPChem


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is seeking a Process Safety Coordinator to join the USGC II Petrochemicals Project. This position is responsible for technical leadership and execution of process safety throughout the Project by engaging employees in Process Safety programs including: PHA, MOC, incident investigations, PSI reviews, facility siting, etc.  The qualified candidate will support all Project scopes in all aspects of Process Safety.  Additionally, this role is responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal regulations, industry standards as well as adherence to CPChem policies, procedures, and implementation of company best practices in alignment with Contract documents.  The successful candidate must be able to think creatively and provide innovative solutions to process safety-related problems facing the project.  This position reports directly to the USGC II EHS&S Manager supporting all Project personnel.


The U.S. Gulf Coast II Petrochemical Project (USGC II) is a joint project between Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC and Qatar Petroleum in the development of a new petrochemical plant in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. USGC II will include a 2,000 KTA ethylene cracker and two 1,000 KTA high-density polyethylene units.

Purpose/Introduction (continued)

The primary location for this role is flexible, but it is anticipated this role will primarily be located at the Projects Office in The Woodlands, TX or at the project site in Orange, TX, with up to 50% travel the engineering offices both domestically and internationally.


Due to its international travel requirements, this position has been designated as one in which employees must be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 and compliant with relevant COVID-19 requirements of the destination country to which their job duties require them to travel, unless an accommodation/exemption under applicable federal or state law has been approved.  As a condition of employment, a new hire for this position will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.


  • Provide Project Assurance for compliance with all applicable process safety-related regulations, industry standards and CPChem policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the Project process safety subject matter expert, including, but not limited to CPChem Global OE Standards relating to process safety, OSHA 1910.119, etc.
  • Support the Project Process Hazard Analysis by providing subject matter expertise to the Contractors and Project Management Team on the CPChem HAZOP/LOPA and risk reduction processes.
  • Analyze PHA outputs and provide feedback to the team and facilitators, as necessary
  • Support the Management of Change and Pre-start-up Safety Review process by participating in hazard evaluations, providing advice, training, and quality auditing of the process.
  • Lead and/or conduct Consequence Analysis studies that generate a better understanding of the consequences of process incidents including building and facility siting. Oversee risk mitigation studies including leading or coordinating facilitation.
  • Support facility siting/building siting processes by ensuring program effectiveness and compliance with established CPChem standards.
  • Support the design teams by incorporating process safety into the design by employing inherently safer design, engineering controls, or administrative controls, as necessary

Responsibilities (continued)

  • Increase Process Safety awareness and fluency within the Project team (both CPChem and Contractor teams)
  • Support the site Incident Investigation process by being a CPChem-trained Why Tree facilitator to lead and/or participate in investigations in determination of root cause(s), as required.
  • Serve as focal point for the development of Process Safety Information (compatibility matrices, safety equipment specifications, consequences of deviations, critical operating parameter development, etc.).
  • Review and approve new chemicals requests.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the master IPL list.
  • Classify and report Tier 3 process safety events as defined by EHS-6010.
  • Conduct process safety metric trend analysis and disseminate Process Safety metric information and/or trends.

Responsibilities (continued)

  • Support the compliance auditing and performance measurement processes and assist in conducting formal internal audits of the various PSM program elements.
  • Support the CPChem Project Operational Readiness preparation and review process by leading the process safety-related activities
  • Review, verify, and approve Process Safety related action items for completion, as applicable.
  • Participate in the creation of the Mechanical Integrity program by assisting with classification of mechanical integrity covered equipment, schedule creation/compliance, and development of inspection, testing, and preventative maintenance plans.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a refinery or petrochemical manufacturing facility
  • Demonstrated experience in understanding of Process Safety and Risk Management regulations and best practices, including, but not limited to, OSHA 1910.119
  • Demonstrated experience in participating in or facilitating hazard analyses, risk analyses, incident investigations, and/or PSM compliance audits
  • Demonstrated experience with HAZOP/LOPA processes and procedures (EHS-6100, EHS-6200, EHS-6205, EHS-6206)
  • Demonstrated experience with Facility Siting processes and procedures (EHS-6101, EHS-6110, EHS-6111)
  • Extensive understanding of risk analysis and mitigation
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Computer skills commensurate with job responsibilities
  • Previous experience using PHAPro or Stature computer software


Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of Ethylene and/or Polyethylene technologies
  • CPChem 5-Why and Why-Tree training
  • Previous CPChem process safety experience



Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


To all recruitment agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to employees) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with this requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.


Travel Requirements: Up to 50%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 08/19/2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Facilities, Compliance, Chemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Testing, Operations, Legal, Engineering, Technology