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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:00:47 -0400
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For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air 
and turned it into ways to make food taste better, plants operate more 
cleanly and efficiently, breathing easier - in short, to make all our 
lives better.  A global leader in industrial gases and high-performance 
coatings, Praxair has 26,000 employees and does business in more than 50 

Job Purpose: The overall objective of the Process Safety Engineer is to 
promote a strong process safety culture by providing process safety 
expertise and ensuring that management systems are established and 
effectively used to maintain compliance.  The ideal candidate will have 
the ability to adapt in a fast paced, highly matrixed environment.  
Possess strong organizational skills.  Have the ability to build 
professional relationships with numerous inter-dependent teams of 
different disciplines.  This position will provide process safety support 
to Project Engineering, Operations and Corporate Process Safety groups at 
Praxair Globally.

Principal Responsibilities:
•Promotes a strong process safety culture.
•Conduct formal process hazard analysis using Praxair approved 
methodologies (HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, etc…) both in the US and overseas.
•Provide PSM support throughout all stages of a projects lifecycle.
•Conduct PHA revalidations for existing facilities globally.
•Prepare and organize written presentations, documentation and reports 
pertaining to process safety activities.
•Provide process safety training to PSM stakeholders.
•Participates in:
oThe development of new and existing process safety standards globally.
oKey incident investigations and maintains the qualifications of a Root 
Cause Analysis (RCA) facilitator. 
oKey Pre-Startup Safety Reviews (PSSR)
oProcess safety audits / assessments.
Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V


•B.S. in Engineering  
Three to five years’ of experience working in an operations and or 
engineering support role  in the industrial gas, refining, chemical or 
petro-chemical industry preferably experience working with an OSHA PSM 
covered process. 
Desirable Qualifications, Key Skills and Attributes:
Familiar with:
oProcess Hazard Analysis (PHA) requirements and methodologies. 
oFacility Siting and Human Factors requirements. 
oMany forms of Process Safety Information (PSI), how PSI is used in 
operating facilities, and how it should be maintained. 
oEmergency Shutdown Systems such as Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS),  
oEPA's Risk Management Program (RMP). 
•Knowledge of various Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering 
Practices (RAGAGEP) related to process safety. 
•Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
•Flexible and willing to travel globally as necessitated by future 
business needs.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position requires approximately 30 to 50% travel.