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AECOM Process Safety Engineer in Houston, Texas

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM has a position available for a Process Safety Engineer located in our West Region. The selected candidate will join AECOM’s EHS + Air practice within the Environment Business Line. The primary emphasis of the group is to support clients with their Process Safety Management (PSM), Risk Management Plan (RMP), and Health and Safety (H&S) regulatory compliance needs for a variety of federal, municipal, and private-sector clients.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Executing PSM, RMP, and H&S projects for clients in the consulting industry.

  • Supporting EHS business development efforts, including preparation of technical and cost proposals, to grow our PSM, RMP, and H&S compliance work with existing and new clients.

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients to enhance client retention and growth.

*The successful candidate will have at least 4 years of chemical engineering and process safety experience, and its application, with demonstrated experience in:

  • Conducting or participating in Process Hazard Analyses of various types, including WhatIf, HazOp, HazID, and/or FMEA.

  • Conducting or participating in PSM and H&S compliance audits and inspections at various types of sites for clients to identify potential deficiencies or hazards and determine corrective actions accordingly.

  • Having in-depth working knowledge of regulations including OSHA 1910 (including Subpart H, Subpart N, Subpart O) and EPA 40 CFR 68.

  • Recommending improvements in processes, design, procedures and operating equipment for clients to minimize hazards.

  • Developing and conducting PSM and H&S-related client employee training, including emergency preparedness, PSM training, mechanical integrity training, and MoC training.

  • Providing on-site PSM and H&S support services for various Clients.

  • Managing PSM and H&S related projects, including budget preparation, proposal writing, technical oversight of project execution, and project invoicing.

  • Mentoring junior PSM and H&S professionals to execute various projects.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.

  • 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education with PSM and H&S experience.

  • Ability to travel up to approximately 2 weeks per month to conduct PSM or H&S audits.

  • Valid US Driver's License and pre-employment driving record verification is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in chemical engineering.

  • 6 years of PSM survey and H&S regulatory compliance experience and its application.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Process Safety Auditor (CPSA) credentials.

Additional Information

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $75,000.00 - $100,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108380

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Safety, Health & Environment

Work Location Model: Hybrid