Sr. Functional Safety Engineer

Sr. Functional Safety Engineer

Seeking Sr. Functional Safety Engineer

The Sr. Functional Safety Engineer  will demonstrate a high degree of technical knowledge and competency with safety systems engineering and specifications development. Must demonstrate the ability to work to a high standard of professionalism within a team environment.Requirements:
10 + years’ experience in Safety Systems Engineering and Applications Consulting

  • BS in Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Functional Safety Certification required (TÜV FSE, exida CFSP, or ISA84 SIS Fundamentals | Preferred Certifications - exida CFSE or ISA84 SIS Expert or TÜV Rheinland FSExpert)
  • PMP Preferred

Technical Competencies
  • Must be highly experienced in all aspects of safety lifecycle management, including development of PHA/LOPAs, identification of hazards, allocation of safeguards, allocation of Independent Protection Layers (IPLs), Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS), logic narrative development, and SIL Calculations. 
  • In addition, experience with development of test and validation procedures is required. 
  • Knowledge of PLC/SIS programming and panel design, as well as integration of PLC/SIS to DCS and other auxiliary PLCs. 
  • Ability to lead efforts with commissioning/cutovers, loop checks, logic validation/testing, and provide start up assistance/troubleshooting.  Knowledge of SRS document generation using at least one or more of the following Safety Lifecycle Management software packages:  exSILentia V3/V4, SILSolver, aeShield, or Safety Lifecycle Manager (SLM).

Other Skills/Qualifications:
  • Experience with SLIM Process writing required
  • Experience with IPL Assessments, SIL Calculations, Safety Requirement Specs, and Safety Lifecycle Management Software required
  • Experience with SIS/PLC Platforms including Emerson Delta V (CSLS and SLS), Triconex and/or Yokogawa Prosafe preferred


Job Order ID#: 5334
Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire

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